Her star is rising and she's home grown talent about to perform a homecoming concert. She's been compared to many legendary female artists but she's certainly got her own distinct look and sound.
Laura Mvula is smashing through the emerging talent scene and fast becoming a household name. Tonight she is performing back in Birmingham and a little earlier she allowed Karen Griggs to interrupt her soundcheck .
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Mainly dry and rather cloudy this evening and overnight. Some clear spells may develop at times.