Award-winning DJ Steve Sutherland has died, according to the organisers of the MOBO Awards.

The MOBO Awards paid tribute to his contribution to the Black British music scene and tweeted to say they were "deeply saddened". It is not yet known how he died.

Sutherland, who has been widely praised for his contribution to the UK Black music scene, won several MOBO Awards for Best Club DJ and had his own radio shows on Choice and Galaxy FM.

He was well known on the club circuit in Ibiza, London and beyond, with his brand Twice As Nice.

Fellow DJ Trevor Nelson and singer Beverley Knight were among those to pay tribute to him on social media.

Nelson tweeted: "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."