In Music Week's first issue of 2019, we welcome Dido to the front cover and back into the music business. The noughties icon has hatched a plan with BMG and manager Craig Logan to embrace the streaming age and Music Week has the exclusive story.
Also this week, we take an in-depth look at what's going to be rocking the music industry in 2019, as we preview the hottest album release and tours for the year ahead. Don't start your 2019 without it!
Elsewhere, in an action-packed issue, we go behind the scenes of the HMV administration saga and talk to the industry about what can be done to save the ailing retailer; and we present our legendary year-end analysis, picking out all the key trends from 2018's sales and streaming figures.
Plus! There's huge news from Island Records and Amazon Alexa; Sea Girls crashland in On The Radar; The Cardigans talk us through My Favourite Game in the latest Hitmakers; and last king of pop Paul Heaton takes on The Aftershow. And there’s all our usual enhanced news, new music, analysis, charts coverage and market share statistics.Read now *subscribers only Subscribe to view latest issue Digital Archive