The new edition of Music Week is out now. This week’s cover story is the first interview with incoming UK Music CEO Michael Dugher, in which he reveals his priorities in getting the music business a better deal from the government.
In other news, Sony/ATV's UK head of A&R David Ventura toasts the signing of songwriter Becky Hill, Raw Power Management boss Craig Jennings talks through signing The Damned to its Search And Destroy label, and Stormzy's manager Tobe Onkuwa discusses the MC's forthcoming three-night run at O2 Academy Brixton.
Elsewhere, major label execs react to the IFPI's latest Global Music Report and Mixmag chief Jerry Perkins gives the lowdown on the future of Kerrang! after acquiring the brand from Bauer Media last week.
In this week's Big Interview, we speak with Phantom Management's Rod Smallwood and Dave Shack about the Iron Maiden juggernaut and their battle to stop the touts in their tracks.
We take an in-depth look at the return of cartoon rockers Gorillaz, Instagram's head of music partnership's Lauren Wirtzer-Seawood explains what the social media platform can offer the biz and award-winning Alt-J producer Charlie Andrew spills the beans on his varied career.
Attitude Is Everything CEO Suzanne Bull gives a Viewpoint on what her recent governmental appointment means for the music industry, while Apple and Marian Hill take the Sync Story slot.
In addition, there’s the very latest charts, complete with Alan Jones' extensive analysis.
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