New edition of Music Week out now

New edition of Music Week out now

The new edition of Music Week is out now and features a very special cover star in the form of YouTube's director of urban music Tuma Basa.

Interviewed in New York, Basa opens up on his time spent revolutionising playlisting with RapCaviar at Spotify and talks artist relationships, hip-hop and his insatiable appetite for success.

As the dust settles on the 2010s, we crunch all the numbers and analyse the market shares from a decade that turned the record industry on its head.

Elsewhere, we switch to the Netherlands for a one-to-one with Spinnin’ Records CEO and co-founder Roger da Graaf to mark 20 years of the Warner-owned dance label.

In this week's Hitmakers we go back to the 1960s with Dave Clark of The Dave Clark 5, who revisits the band's sports anthem Glad All Over, while The Police drummer Stewart Copeland shares some priceless stories in The Aftershow.

With just days to go until Brexit, our Big Story sees the music industry call for clarity from culture minister Nigel Adams on the key issues facing the sector. 

Also in news, BMG UK boss Alistair Norbury unveils his battle plan to take on the majors after 2019 sales figures revealed that the company out-performed the market last year, while Fiction Records MD Jim Chancellor reveals his hopes for the first new Tame Impala album in five years. 

On The Radar is Rihanna-approved popster Bree Runway, Deezer UK & Ireland music editor Adam Read is this week's Rising Star and Sync Story hones in on Ford's use of Kanye West's Power. Canadian rock'n'roll quintet Pottery are Making Waves and BBC Radio 1Xtra Nadia Kae recommends her latest new sounds in Tastemakers. 

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

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