In the new edition of Music Week we welcome UK rap duo Krept & Konan to the cover for an in-depth look at how they conquered the charts on their own terms. Plus, there’s campaign insight from manager Riki Bleau and their Virgin EMI team in a cover story that will make the music biz sit up and take notice.
Also inside, we celebrate the reissue of The Beatles’ classic Abbey Road with producer Giles Martin and Universal Music Group International’s Orla Lee-Fisher. Plus, Gregor Pryor of Music Week Award-winning law firm Reed Smith runs the rule over the music industry.
In the Big Story, a host of top execs look ahead to Q4, the most crucial sales period for the industry, as they ponder the possible impact of Brexit. Elsewhere we look at Craig David’s live empire and there's some huge news from AJ Tracey manager Andy Musgrave.
Natasha Bedingfield reveals the secrets behind her global smash These Words in Hitmakers, and New Music USA CEO Vanessa Reed looks back on her extraordinary career in The Aftershow.
South London rockers Warmduscher are On The Radar, while Sudan Archives is in Making Waves. Gears 5 and Evanescence’s Amy Lee are in Sync Story and Sophia Ikirmawi features in Rising Star.
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