Is Q4 cancelled? Music industry reacts to government's second national lockdown

Andre Paine

Labels, retailers and the live sector are facing up to a national lockdown during a peak period for new releases.

The measures were announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a live statement, prompting BBC One to pull an episode of Little Mix The Search. Chancellor Rishi Sunak later confirmed an extension of the furlough scheme until March.

The Covid-19 restrictions across England will continue until December 2. Non-essential retailers including record stores will have to close, along with music ...

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