AFTER ANOTHER SELL OUT EVENT “TREVOR NELSON-SOUL NATION” IS JOINING US AGAIN FOR A ” XMAS” NIGHT OF SOUL/RNB AND CLUB CLASSICS.
Trevor Nelson holds a cornerstone in UK music history with a career that spans decades and genres. London native began on then pirate radio station which we’ve come to know as Kiss FM. Nelsons took fans through his collection of Soul, R&B, Reggae and Dancehall daily with his BBC Radio 1 Extra stint. Now that he’s moved to only presenting on Sundays he’s ready to grace fans with something special.
This Xmas he’ll be taking Northampton by storm again for one night only.
Take this rare opportunity to see one UK’s soul masters spin for die-hard fans and grab a ticket before they sell out.
9pm to 1am
An award-winning DJ and champion for RnB music worldwide, Trevor Nelson is a household name
across the UK.
As a radio broadcaster he currently spans two of the BBC’s most popular music networks. For BBC
Radio 2 Trevor Nelson's Rhythm Nation is live four nights a week, Monday to Thursday (10pm-
Midnight) and for BBC Radio 1Xtra Trevor Goes Old Skool airs every Sunday (11am-1pm.)
In March 2021, Trevor released his own 8-part podcast series entitled Trevor Nelson’s Divas for BBC
Sounds. Each episode comprises of hand-picked archive footage in which Trevor reminisces on his
most memorable interviews with some of the biggest artists in the music industry. From Mariah
Carey, Beyonce, Usher and Kayne West to James Brown, Lauryn Hill, Mary J Blige and P. Diddy.
December 2019 saw Trevor curate the sell-out show Trevor Nelson’s Soul Christmas, live from the
Royal Albert Hall. The event brought together a host of special guest vocalists including Laura Mvula,
Eve and Emilie Sande, performing re-imagined iconic Soul and RnB tracks alongside the BBC Concert
Orchestra. The concert was also broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on Christmas Eve.
He continues to headline live music events across the UK under his brand Soul Nation and is looking
forward to hitting the DJ scene again later in 2021.
Trevor has won numerous honours including 4 MOBOS and an MBE for his work with the millennium
volunteers. In 2010 he was awarded with the special gold lifetime achievement award for his
services to broadcasting, at the Sony Radio Academy Awards. He was also nominated as a Hackney
ambassador to coincide with the 2012 Olympics.
He has released 12 incredibly successful compilation albums over the last 20 years, the most recent
being Trevor Nelson Soul Selection and Trevor Nelson Slow Jams.
Trevor joined MTV in 1998 to host their flagship R&B show The Lick, the show aired for 11 years on
MTV base making it the longest running show on the channel. He hosted the first ever MTV Africa
Awards from Abuja, Nigeria. Other TV credits as presenter have included The Players Club and Trevor
Nelson’s Urban Choice for BBC as well as NFL UK for Channel 5.
In 1996, Trevor moved to BBC Radio 1 to present the first ever national R&B show The Rhythm
Nation. Trevor continued to present on radio 1 for a further 17 years
As a pioneer in the black music scene, Trevor started his broadcasting career at then pirate station
Kiss FM. He went on to A&R artists such as D'Angelo and signed Lynden David Hall at Cooltempo /
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