In the new edition of Music Week, top label executives pledge their continued support for the album format.
As the business reflects on the end of 2016 and looks towards the year ahead, we bring you in depth analysis of the year-end and Q4 figures, featuring everything you ever wanted to know about the market trends and big-sellers.
Elsewhere, we take a look at the runners and riders in this year’s BRIT Awards nominations and outgoing PRS For Music chairman Guy Fletcher talks writing for Elvis and taking on YouTube in the Big Interview.
We also analyse the trend for touring classic albums and speak to blues singer Jamie N Commons, winner of Artist Of The Year at 2016’s Music Week Sync Awards, about what it takes to succeed in the sync world.
There’s also all of the very latest news, charts and analysis, including details of Ed Sheeran’s record-breaking singles chart success.