New edition of Music Week out now

New edition of Music Week out now

The new issue of Music Week features the industry's fastest-rising star, BBC Radio 1Xtra's new Rap Show host Tiffany Calver, on the cover. 

In an in-depth interview with contributions from leading execs, the self-confessed “music nerd from Telford” reveals how she infiltrated the business to become its hottest tastemaker.

The Big Story examines the fallout from this year's BRIT Awards, with reflections from outgoing chairman Jason Iley. We also hear from a number of the winning camps including The 1975, Tom Walker, George Ezra and Jorja Smith.

Also in news, YouTube’s global head of music Lyor Cohen makes a vow to the music industry and artists after YouTube Music’s debut as the BRIT Awards’ official music app, while BBC Asian Network controller Ben Cooper discusses the station's “huge potential” to build audiences and artist breakthroughs.

In an anniversary special, we detail 16 years of indie label Xtra Mile Recordings through the eyes of founder Charlie Caplowe and star signing Frank Turner, along with other members of the team. Our latest RAJAR report, meanwhile, looks back to the last quarter and keeps an eye on the future, as some big name presenters bed in. 

We go back to the early 2000s in Hitmakers for the story of Dido's Thank You, whereas The Aftershow has a distinctly '90s feel as we hear from Sleeper singer Louise Wener. 

Teenage singer, rapper and guitarist Koffee is spotlighted On The Radar, Strawberries & Creem Festival co-founders Preye Crooks and Chris Jammer jointly occupy the Rising Star slot and Oblivious Pop founder Mike Schreder is this week's Tastemaker.

Elsewhere, Sync Story strips down the partnership between Apple iPhone XR and Cosmo Sheldrake and Making Waves focuses on YouTuber DTG.

Plus, there’s all our usual news, analysis, charts coverage and market share statistics.

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