* This week in Music Week, we welcome the top team from Music Managers Forum to the front cover. Kwame Kwaten, Annabella Coldrick and Paul Craig star in a hard-hitting interview that reveals how the MMF and its members are changing the face of music management.
* Also in this issue, as the industry braces itself for the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2019, we go inside the judges' chambers to find out exactly how the momentous decision gets made – and we crunch the numbers on this year's albums. Don't place your bet without it!
* Elsewhere in an action-packed issue, Team Liam Gallagher reveal all about their plans for the Oasis star's new album; there's a huge Artist Services special report; the music biz reacts to Deezer's move to a user-centric payments system; and Warner Music's sales guru Derek Allen takes on The Aftershow.
* Plus! Dermot Kennedy's label boss Louis Bloom talks us through his plan to make the singer-songwriter a superstar; '90s-inspired bedroom rocker Beabadoobee takes over On The Radar; and Ella Henderson recalls the making of her megahit Ghost in Hitmakers. And there’s all our usual enhanced news, new music, analysis, charts coverage and market share statistics.