In the new issue of Music Week we welcome Grace Carter and Freya Ridings to our cover as part of an in-depth focus on the fresh talent in line to light up 2019.
We also spotlight Slowthai, L Devine, Amyl And The Sniffers, Mahalia, Lil Berete, Loski, Fontaines DC and Madison Beer in your essential guide to the ones to watch over the next 12 months and beyond.
In the Big Story, label executives highlight the global streaming opportunities for debut artists in the face of a worrying lack of breakthroughs in 2018.
Also in news, Ministry Of Sound chairman Lohan Presencer reveals the global ambitions for the club brand’s The Annual Classical tour ahead of its world premiere, and the biz pays tribute to the late Prodigy manager Mike Champion.
Elsewhere, Music Week picks out 19 key industry trends for the year ahead, while music industry futurologist Sammy Andrews gazes into her digital crystal ball and picks out 2019’s tech trends in her latest Viewpoint.
Hitmakers sees veteran songwriter Roger Greenaway looks back at the making of You've Got Your Troubles and BBC Radio 1 presenter Clara Amfo shares a few life lessons in The Aftershow.
The collaboration between Deadmau5 and Polar is pored over in this week's Sync Story, LDN Magazine editor Maria Galea shares her favourite sounds of the moment in Tastemakers and The Murder Capital are Making Waves. Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura, creative partnerships director of NTS Radio, is our latest Rising Star.
Alongside all of that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and analysis.
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