Good vibes / success headlines from the Nottingham music scene over the past few months (that we know of), please drop us a line if we’ve missed anything significant (our definition of significant is a first of national relevance) – firstname.lastname@example.org.
- YAZMIN LACEY smashed her way onto the 6Music A-List w/ ‘Not Today Mate’.
- BETSEY’s debut single ‘Survive’ hit No 6 on the iTunes rnb chart!
- BRU-C made NG music history – becoming only the fourth NG artist to ever sell out Rescue Rooms twice.
- MusicWeek named Notts’ DHP Family ‘the fastest-rising promoter’ in the UK. Oh, and they gave them the front cover. No biggie.
- BRU-C broke the iTunes single top 40 w/ ‘Down for You’.
- SHVVN smashed it onto the BBC Asian Network B-List for the first time w/ ‘I Wanna Know’.
- DO NOTHING got their 6Music playlist debut, on the B-List w/ ‘Lebron James’ (the song, not the human).
- DJMag named SNOWY one of their ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2020.
- REFLEKTER received their debut BBCR1 play, w/ ’75 Trips’.
- The legendary Island Records signed ALFIE SHARP to their label!
- Notts had its own National radio special – on Radio X w/ John Kennedy, nearly two hours of NG National Radio goodness. Including RX debuts for VELVET BLUSH, JACOB FOWLER, BABE PUNCH, ALICE ROBBINS, JERUB, BLLE and GEORGE GADD.
- Toddla T made SNOWY and JASON WILLIAMSON’s ‘Effed’ his ‘Coldest Track of the Week’ on BBCR1.
- BLLE got her debut Radio 1 play, w/ ‘Don’t Be Surprised’, played by Huw Stephens.
- 6Music named SLEAFORD MODS’ ‘Eton Alive’ their second best album of the year.
- JAKE BUGG sold out Rock City for a third time. Big tings.
- ALFIE SHARP made it to No.2 on the iTunes rnb chart w/ his debut ‘Nostalgia’.
- DHP Family won ‘National Promoter of the Year’ at the Live UK Music Business Awards. Rock City also won ‘Best Venue Teamwork’. Tasty.
- REFLEKTER made it to No5 on the official Vinyl albums chart.
- LOUIS CROFT, RYAN FARMER and KEZIA GILL all received some National radio love… from the biggest radio station in the world – BBC Radio 2.
- ROB GREEN is supporting… Whitney Houston. Yup. Google it.