New issue of Music Week out now

New issue of Music Week out now

Guitar hero Johnny Marr graces the cover of Music Week this week to discuss his storied 35-year career and forthcoming third solo LP Call The Comet.

The Smiths great gives his views on a host of topics, past and present, while there are also contributions from associates such as Sire Records legend Seymour Stein, Rhino, East West and ADA president Dan Chalmers and WME agent Russell Warby. 

We have full coverage from the 2018 Music Week Awards, featuring backstage comments from all the winners from the music industry's biggest night of the year.

In news, Strat winner Max Lousada and Dua Lipa take part in a unique joint interview with Music Week in which they discuss the need for a "dynamic" culture in the evolving music biz.

There's huge news from Chrysalis Records and Blue Raincoat Music CEO Jeremy Lascelles on the revival of a key label, and he also gives an update on plans for Cigarettes After Sex's sophomore album. Elsewhere, new Grumpy Old Management GM Gaby Cawthorne spills the beans on her new role following her switch from Warner Music.

Rotterdam-based singer, producer and pop polymath Naaz features in On The Radar and neo-soul prospect Mullally is Making Waves, while Sync Story looks at the link-up between Samsung and Aston Merrygold on the former JLS man's 2015 single, Get Stupid. 

This week's Tastemaker is Music Week's very own new music guru Ben Homewood.

Plus, there’s all our usual enhanced charts, news, analysis and market share statistics.

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