New edition of Music Week out now

New edition of Music Week out now

The new edition of Music Week is out now, and we are thrilled to welcome heavyweight managers Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee of Modest! Management to our cover. 

As they prepare to pick up this year’s MITs Award on November 4, we meet the quintessential modern managers who have helped propel the likes of One Direction and Little Mix to international success. 

To mark Transgressive Records' 15 years of independent success, we speak to co-founders Toby L and Tim Dellow and partner Lilas Bourboulon to find out how they grew into a records, management and publishing force.

In this week's Big Story we examine the fallout from Ben Cooper's departure as controller of BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network and speak to insiders about how the move could herald major change at the station.

Also in news, Paradigm agent Mike Malak discusses Billie Eilish's rapid rise to arena headliner status, while organisers of BBC Music Introducing Live praise the biz’s contribution to their annual event, which returns to London’s Tobacco Dock this week.

Simply Red legend Mick Hucknall takes the spotlight in The Aftershow and Editors revisit their first Top 10 single Munich in Hitmakers.

Northern Irish singer-songwriter JC Stewart features On The Radar and The Music Assistant founder Meenal Odedra is this week's Rising Star.

The partnership between First Aid Kit and American Express comes under the microscope in this week's Sync Story, electronic artist Hinako Omori is Making Waves and Robin Murray, online editor of Clash Magazine, takes the Tastemakers slot. 

Alongside all of that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and analysis.

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