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Issue Date: 15 July 2019
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- The new issue of Music Week is out now as we welcome management heavyweight Iain Watt to the cover. Watt's guidance helped the likes of Clean Bandit, Years & Years to the top and, having sold his Machine Management business, he is now MD of superpower YM&U’s music division. In an extensive interview, Watt reveals his ambitious plans to take on the world.
- In this week's Big Story we reflect on the UK's record-breaking stadium summer season, plus elsewhere we speak to Gerry Cinnamon's booking agent and also a number of D2C platforms about how PledgeMusic’s demise has altered the online retail landscape.
- Also in this issue, we get the inside story of the new Luciano Pavarotti documentary from the late tenor's wife Nicoletta Mantovani, Universal’s Rebecca Allen and Dickon Stainer and promoter Harvey Goldsmith and, with the BBC Proms set to return to this Friday, we take a look at the booming classical music scene.
- There’s all of that plus, in this week's Hitmakers, Tom Walker reveals the inspiration for his self-penned Top 3 hit Just You And I, The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon takes centre stage in The Aftershow and Scottish pop newcomer Be Charlotte is featured On The Radar. As well as all that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and market shares.