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Issue Date: 14 December 2020
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- This week in Music Week, it's the most wonderful time of the year: our Review Of The Year extravaganza! And starring on the cover, it's our newly crowned Artist Of The Year, Dua Lipa, who talks us through her incredible year of success in a huge exclusive interview... Don't miss it!
- Also this week, we hand out our other annual awards. Headie One is our Breakthrough Artist Of The Year and we tell the story of his journey to the top of the charts. And Harry Styles' right hand man Kid Harpoon is our Songwriter Of The Year: he talks to us about how he helped craft some of the year's biggest tunes.
- Elsewhere in an action-packed issue, we go inside the live sector's Covid-19 fightback; we chart the heartwarming stories of the music biz's lockdown heroes; and a host of top execs tell us the soundtrack of their year in our annual Q&A.
- Plus! Merck Mercuriadis spills on Hipgnosis' billion pound year; Phoebe Bridgers talks about her new label; the Black Music Coalition assess the biz's progress after Black Out Tuesday; we round up the quotes of the year; and Jon Bon Jovi bestows some industry wisdom in a special edition of The Aftershow. And there’s all our usual enhanced news, new music, analysis, charts coverage and market share statistics.