'I've never seen anything like this for a classical artist': Decca's Rebecca Allen on Sheku Kanneh-Mason's Royal Wedding impact

Andre Paine

Decca Records president Rebecca Allen has described the “extraordinary” impact of the Royal Wedding ceremony for classical artist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

The 19-year-old cellist, who was invited to perform at the service by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, reached a global TV audience of around 1.9 billion.

“That was extraordinary - it has lit up around the world,” Allen told Music Week. “The media coverage for him was just off the scale. I don’t think I’ve seen anything like this for ...

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