Biography

Trevor’s broadcasting journey started at then pirate station Kiss FM in 1985. Having been granted its license in 1990, as a director of the station Trevor hosted a weekly daytime show.

In 1996 he hosted the 1st national R&B radio show for Radio1.

In 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.

In 2010 hosted the first ever MTV Africa Awards from Lagos, Nigeria.

As a pioneer in the UK urban scene with a stint behind the scenes in A&R at Cooltempo, EMI, Trevor was instrumental in the careers of D’Angelo, Mica Paris and Lynden David Hall.

Continues to DJ around the globe, as of 2012 Trevor is in his 10th year residency at Pacha in Ibiza.

Released 7 compilation albums, including INCredible sound of Trevor Nelson, The Soul Nation CD plus 3 “Lick” compilations.

Won 4 Mobos for Best DJ

2002 awarded an MBE for work with the Millennium Volunteers.

In 2010 awarded a GOLD lifetime achievement award by the Sony Radio Academy, and was nominated as a Hackney Ambassador to coincide with the 2012 Olympics.

TV credits

2012 Olympics opening ceremony: BBC1

Maestro: BBC2

BBC3 Grammys coverage

NFL UK: on Five

World Cup coverage, Soweto 2010 – BBC1

Trevor Nelson’s Urban Choice: BBC2

Trevor Nelson’s Lowdown: -Jay Z. Alicia Keys. Mariah Carey, Usher, R.Kelly.
James Brown: BBC3

Soul Nation ( Channel 4)

Players Club. Trevor meets…Puff Daddy, Mary J Blige, Mel B (Money
Productions) BBC2

Twice presenter for the Mobo Awards

MTV: Red Carpet Show European MTV Awards

You call the shots – BBC1-Holiday

Just the Two of Us- BBC1

Radio

Monday – Friday: 1Xtra 10am – 1pm

Every Saturday Radio1: 7-9pm (simulcast on1Xtra)

Every Wednesday: Radio 2 11pm-midnight

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Radio 1Xtra

Trevor's daytime show on BBC 1Xtra, every weekday from 10am - 1pm. Great new music and top guests, with a hint of 1Xtra's Live Lounge.

BBC Radio 1Xtra

Radio 1Xtra

Trevor's daytime show on BBC 1Xtra, every weekday from 10am - 1pm. Great new music and top guests, with a hint of 1Xtra's Live Lounge.

BBC Radio 2

Radio 2

Radio 2's soul show, Wednesdays from 11pm – midnight. Explore the depths of Trevor's record collection, presenting an hour of the best in timeless soul, rare funky treats and modern classics.

Radio Academy Hall of Fame
Trevor Nelson

Trevor Nelson was inducted into the Radio Academy Hall of Fame at the beginning of December 2014.    

Last week Trevor filmed the new TV advert for The Collection 3 Album- full version coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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