Young Astronaut are brothers Chris and Pete Boakes, who developed their distinctive acoustic-led sound over years of jamming together at their home near the New Forest, drummer Niko Battistini and bass player Paul Meeson.
Paul Child Band might on the surface appear to be a folk/pop ensemble, but their diverse influences actually produce an eclectic fusion of funk, rock, jazz and gypsy folk topped off with Paul's unique vocal stylings.
Ursa Minor (Little Bear) are are Little Bear, Yoshee, Alex and Evee, alongside various collaborators. The band create pop music heavily influenced by the golden age of house - artists such as Fingers Inc, Ten City, Inner City and Billy Ray Martin.
The Cut Outs were founded by British born Stevie from Newcastle and Jess from Melbourne in Australia. Having transplanted themselves to London, the pair met - bizarrely - at an audition for Kylie's backing band.
The Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) have today (Thursday) revealed that Neneh Cherry will be honoured with award at the Facebook sponsored 2019 Artists & Manager Awards (A&Mas).