Sophie Williams

Dylan on her big plans for 2023: “This year is set to be a big one”

The future pop superstar on her new musical vision & hitting the road with Ed Sheeran

BBC Sounds and BBC Radio 1 unveil new Arctic Monkeys: Believe The Hype podcast

The podcast series will explore the band's iconic debut album

Inside the fight to save the native BBC Introducing shows: “It’s so much bigger than just radio play”

As the future of BBC Introducing programming remains in limbo, NME hears why the network remains “invaluable" for new artists

Joesef – ‘Permanent Damage’ review: soul-pop with a real, impassioned lyrical edge

The Glasgow-raised artist's debut is powered by lyrics that are unsettling, witty and thrillingly real all at once

Steve Lacy live in London: R&B maestro is finally ready to reach for the stars

The 'Bad Habit' hitmaker performs with real wit and finesse, and leans into a newfound sense of spontaneity

Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders on winning NME’s Album Of The Year, and response to ‘The Car’: “It’s a really special feeling”

The drummer discusses the magic behind the band’s seventh album, the setlist for their forthcoming stadium tour, and their interest in writing a Bond theme

Katie Gregson-Macleod: pop’s next heavyweight is reinventing the power ballad

With humour, heart and a powerhouse vocal, the Scottish artist is on her way to becoming a songwriter for the ages

Jamie T live in London: a hero’s return for the comeback king

Wrapping up his first UK tour in six years, the indie hero shows off the timelessness of his songwriting

Homeward bound: the night Laufey became an Icelandic national treasure

As she returns to Reykjavík, the Icelandic-Chinese artist reflects on her breakout year, which has seen her bring jazz to a new generation

Jack Harlow live in London: brilliantly charming, but doesn’t he just know it

The temper of the Louisville rapper's first-ever international arena show is carefree and playful to the point of occasional indulgence