The new issue of Music Week is out now as we welcome live music veteran David Zedeck, global head of music at agency powerhouse UTA, to the cover.
In a rare interview, the former CAA and Live Nation exec, who has worked with the likes of the Spice Girls, One Direction and Jonas Brothers, shares his thoughts on the evolution of the live business - and explains why touring now represents just one part of the story for his superstar clients.
Amazon Music bigwigs Steve Boom and Paul Firth feature in this week's Big Story to wax lyrical about the streaming giant's "spectacular" performance in the UK.
Also in news, Sony/ATV UK co-MDs David Ventura and Tim Major reveal a series of appointments across the market-leading publisher’s operations and Warner Chappell leadership duo Guy Moot and Carianne Marshall speak to us about their US ambitions for BRIT Award winners Dave and Stormzy.
Meanwhile, as she prepares to gather a host of the industry’s biggest names for the second edition of her AMP London Conference, BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac discusses her ongoing quest to make the industry a better place.
Raye casts her mind back to her 2016 Jax Jones collaboration You Don't Know Me in Hitmakers, while Mr Boombastic himself, Shaggy, shares tales of Scooby-Doo, Ali G and Sir Lucian Grainge in The Aftershow.
Hotly-tipped Midlands hopefuls Easy Life star in On The Radar, Manana Music Management's Lyle Scougall is our latest Rising Star and Coach Party are Making Waves.
In addition, journalist Piers Martin gives the lowdown on his favourite new sounds in Tastemakers and Sync Story spotlights the powerful new campaign for Ovarian Cancer Actiom, which features Birdy.
Alongside all of that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and analysis.
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