BRIT Awards announce Rising Star shortlist for 2024

The winner will be announced next month

‘Mr Big Stuff’ singer Jean Knight dies, aged 80

Her hit 1971 song spent five weeks at Number One on the R&B charts

Sault are teasing a London live show before the end of 2023

The mysterious collective have still never played live.

MOBO Awards to take place in Sheffield for first time in 2024

Little Simz and Knucks were among the winners at last year's event

V&A East Museum in London to open with exhibition celebrating Black British music

From early pioneers including Samuel Coleridge-Taylor to modern-day greats Little Simz and Stormzy

Listen to Sampha’s cover of Steve Lacy’s ‘Bad Habit’

The artist performed his stripped-back rendition of the hit track during BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge Month

Massive Attack announce death of “brilliant” guitarist Angelo Bruschini

"Impossible to quantify your contribution to the Massive Attack canon," shared the band

Paul McCartney, Aurora and The Chemical Brothers to feature on War Child’s ‘Secret 7”’ vinyl project

The return of the charity initiative will see 700 records auctioned up, each with a different sleeve design by an anonymous artist

Nile Rodgers & Chic announce 2024 UK tour with Sophie Ellis-Bextor

"Mark your calendars because we're gonna light up the night, celebrate life, and dance like there's no tomorrow"

Black Welsh musicians often “forgotten” due to Dame Shirley Bassey, says new documentary

“Recognition for black Welsh musicians hasn't been helped by the fact that there's one very famous singer who overshadows everybody”