The Rolling Stones and Ed Sheeran received three awards between them, while the list of UK nominees spanned all generations and genres.
Organisers behind Italian avant-pop festival Club To Club let us in on the artists they're most excited to have on the bill. Tuck in, its a delectable selection...
Loyle Carner, Mercury Prize-winning Sampha, Ray BLK and Mura Masa are among the acts nominated for the 2017 awards ceremony.
Jack Garratt, electronic artist-producer and multi-instrumentalist, has been named as the winner of the BBC Sound of 2016 poll.
For our last playlist of the year, we ask some of the UK's leading musical minds to tell us who they're tipping for big things in 2016. Tune in for an eclectic mix of new talent and a few surprises too...
Jack Garratt, Mura Masa and LÉON are among the artists to be named in Spotify’s Spotlight on 2016 artist list.
Mystery Jets, Mura Masa and Shura are among the first wave of acts announced for The Great Escape 2016.
Izzy Bizu, NAO and Rat Boy are among the artists named in the BBC Music Sound of 2016 longlist.
Mura Masa is 19-year-old songwriter/producer Alex Crossan, an R&B raconteur who sounds like Cashmere Cat having an emotional moment with James Blake. Expect big things in 2016.