Steve Sutherland dead: Iconic DJ dies as Trevor Nelson leads celeb tributes

Steve Sutherland dead: Iconic DJ dies as Trevor Nelson leads celeb tributes

DJ Steve Sutherland has died.

News of the musically talented star’s death surfaced on July 10.

Tributes from celebs and fans alike begun to snowball on social media following the devastating headlines.

The star had built up a huge following with his shows Choice FM and Galaxy FM.

Steve was named Best Club DJ by MOBO in 2000 in one of his best achievements in his high-flying career.

Trevor Nelson was leading the celebrity tributes attributed to the late DJ circulating on social media.

Steve Sutherland has died as Trevor Nelson leads celeb tributes

He wrote: “Just heard the sad news of another great loss to British black music. Condolences to the Family of Steve Sutherland who I first met and worked with at the Kensington roof gardens 30 years ago. @TwiceasNiceUK r.i.p.”

More details surrounding Steve’s death have yet to be released.

Having scooped the Best DJ Award with MOBO, the official awards twitter shared a fitting tribute to the star.

As well as working as a club DJ, the music talent was known for his radio and television presenting

MOBO Awards added: “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of DJ Steve Sutherland’s passing. His contribution to the Black British Music scene will never be forgotten.”

Beverley Knight shared she was “gutted” to hear the DJ had died.

She tweeted: “I am so gutted to hear of #SteveSutherland’s passing. The amount of times he’d get my to leave my house late in the evening to appear on his radio show “it’s gotta be live Bev, no pre-record business!” A BRILLIANT, well loved DJ with an immense legacy. Gutted.”

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More details of his death have yet to be released

As well as working as a club DJ, the music talent was known for his radio and television presenting.

His love of music was evident from his broadcasting work.

The DJ had interviewed music talent from Janet Jackson to Alicia Keys over the years.

Steve made his mark on the entertainment industry and he was noted as a major figure in Black British music.

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