Trevor Nelson comes to The 1865, as part of his Collection 3 Album Party
Trevor will provide a night of timeless R&B, taking you back to the 80s, 90’s and 00’s in support of his R&B chart-topping album.
As a pioneer in the urban scene, Trevor started his broadcasting career at then pirate station Kiss FM going onto A&R artists such as D’Angelo, signing Lynden David Hall at cooltempo/EMI records.
In 1996, Trevor moved to BBC Radio 1 to present the first ever national RNB show ‘The Rhythm Nation’. Trevor continued to present the Saturday slot 7-9pm for a further 17 years.
1998, Trevor joined MTV 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. Trevor went onto host the first ever MTV Africa Awards from Abuja, Nigeria.
He has released 7 compilation albums INCredible sound of Trevor Nelson, The Soul Nation and “Lick” compilations. He continues to DJ around the UK and Europe and is now in his 10th successful summer residency at Pacha, Ibiza.
Trevor has won numerous plaudits including 4 MOBOS, 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.
Trevor currently broadcasts across 2 radio networks: ‘ Weekdays on 1Xtra Monday-Friday 10am-1pm and Radio 2’s Soul Show every Wednesday 11pm- midnight.
Support comes from recent Ministry Of Sound favourite: Martin 2 Smoove.
9pm – Late