New issue of Music Week out now

New issue of Music Week out now

In the latest issue of Music Week, we look at Ed Sheeran and Stormzy's domination of the UK singles chart over the past three weeks and investigate whether they are a game-changer for record labels and the album. 

We chat with new Sony/ATV president, worldwide creative, Guy Moot about the company’s uninterrupted year as publisher or co-publisher of the UK No.1 single, while BBC Radio 6 Music head Paul Rodgers tells us about the growth of the 6 Music Festival and why there's nothing else quite like it in the sector.

We have an exclusive interview with former U2 manager Paul McGuinness, who gives his thoughts on  developing new legacy acts in the modern music business. We also bring news on further festival acquisitions for Global Entertainment. 

Geoff Ellis, CEO of Scotland's leading promoter DF Concerts, takes on the Big Interview. Ellis provides an update on the future of T In The Park and gives the lowdown on Glasgow's new city centre festival, TRNMST. 

Four months on from our last interview with Rag'N'Bone Man, we catch up with the man of the moment in the wake of his meteoric rise to prominence, and have a one-to-one with chart superstar Pitbull. In addition, identical twin label execs Alex and Alec Boating talk us through their fast-rising careers, we present 10 essential nuggets you need to know from the newly-published 2017 ERA Yearbook.

Elsewhere, Norwegian singer Sigrid is placed under the spotlight in On The Radar, and Alan Jones provides his weekly in-depth analysis of the latest charts.

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