This week, Music Week is dedicated to the album, with million-selling pop superstar Jess Glynne starring on the cover of an issue that celebrates the long-player.
To mark the first-ever National Album Day, which takes place on October 13, we’ve asked a host of star music names to pick the best records ever made.
Chosen by a an all-star cast that stretches from members of The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Radiohead, to Carla Marie Williams, Lily Allen and Rebecca Allen, our list of the music world’s favourite albums is not to be missed.
Glynne also picks her all time Top 10, and reveals the story behind her second album, Always In Between, which is released via Atlantic on October 12.
Interwoven into Glynne’s intriguing story is a personal love letter to the album format and, given that the Londoner is the most decorated British female in singles chart history with seven No.1s, it’s a powerful message.
Elsewhere, we comb through the Q3 and year-to-date stats to crunch the numbers from another busy quarter in our latest analysis feature.
This week’s Big Story gathers a host of top executives to debate the future of the album format in the streaming age, while a packed news section also features big goings-on at Decca and a look at just how the music industry can continue to grow.
Roxette’s pop classic It Must Have Been Love is under the microscope in the latest edition of Hitmakers, and Nick Jonas takes on The Aftershow.
Polydor newcomer Maggie Rogers reveals all about her earthy debut album in On The Radar, Alice Boman and Wanderlust feature in Sync Story and new soul singer Hamzaa is Making Waves. This week’s Rising Star is Cooking Vinyl production manager and Crooked Noise Records founder Tom Newman.
Alongside all that, we bring you the very latest news, charts and analysis, plus the market share numbers.
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