Get a taste of the colour, energy and breadth of BBC Music in 2016 with our hand-picked selection of the most dramatic and eye-catching shots of the year.
Prom 6: Gospel Prom
Singers from leading gospel groups come together to form a "superchoir" at the Royal Albert Hall, for the BBC Proms (July).
Band of Horses
The Last Shadow Puppets
Welsh rockers Estrons tear up the stage at the BBC Introducing & PRS for Music Foundation Showcase at SXSW 2016 (March).
Mechanical, musical and monstrous - the giant Arcadia lights up the night at Glastonbury (June).
South East Corner
From the murky depths of night - Glastonbury's South East Corner plays host to countless DJs and performers (June).
The Shimmer Band
Bat For Lashes
Fall Out Boy
Prom 8: Strictly Prom
The 1975: Live Lounge Symphony
Years & Years
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes
The Oliviers In Concert
Celebrating the Olivier Awards 40th anniversary live on Radio 3 from the Southbank Centre (January).