The December 12 edition of Music Week is out now.
In the wake of The Rolling Stones scoring the second biggest Week 1 sales of 2016, our cover story asks: Are 100,000+ debut weeks on their way out?
Tech entrepreneur Richard Davies, founder of face value or less ticket exchange Twickets, takes on the Big Interview. Davies, who created the UK's first ever artist website, talks secondary ticketing after a potentially pivotal few weeks for the controversial sector.
We go behind the scenes at legendary rock management group Raw Power as it celebrates 10 years in rock’n'roll and explore the runaway success of the Royal Albert Hall's film and live orchestra series.
Elsewhere, Music Week counts down the 12 biggest syncs of the Christmas ad season.
In the news pages, we speak to promoting giant AEG Live about how Justin Bieber turned doubters into Beliebers over the past 12 months, along with a look forward to his newly-announced UK dates for 2017, and talk to UTA about the agency's new recruits for its London office as it takes its digital operations to the next level.
We also have all the very latest charts from the past week.