laura mvula

Playlist: MOBO Awards 2013

The 18th MOBO Awards party takes place on 19 October so we're doffing our hats to all the nominees who are in the running to pick up a prestigious prize. This year Laura Mvula and Wiley lead the shortlist with four nominations apiece. Both are battling for the coveted Best Album gong, alongside Angel, Rudimental and Disclosure in one of the best line-ups we've seen for yonks. Listen to our pick of the nominees and let us know who you're rooting for.

BBC announces new strands to 2013 Proms

Laura Mvula, Fazer, Cerys Matthews, Laura Marling and The Stranglers are set to appear at this year’s BBC Proms under two new strands, the Urban Classic Prom and 6 Music Prom.