LATEST: British R+B star Ms Dynamite has been charged with assaulting a police officer and disorderly conduct following a fracas at a London nightclub.

The singer - real name NIOMI McLEAN-DALEY - was celebrating her 25th birthday with friends at the Paragon Lounge in Mayfair on Friday (06JAN05) when police arrested her for abusive behaviour after allegedly kicking the club's front door.

Ms Dynamite then reportedly punched a female officer in the face after being taken to a London police station.

Her brother KINGSLEY DALEY, 22, has been charged with obstruction of police and friend CARLENE GODWIN, 24, has been charged with a public order offence.

All three have been bailed to appear at Bow Street Magistrates' Court this Friday (13JAN06).