'It's an entire new discovery phase': Queen set for post-Oscars boost

Andre Paine

EMI MD Clive Cawley has told Music Week that an “entire new discovery phase” has reinstated Queen as one of the world’s biggest-selling acts.

The success of the Bohemian Rhapsody movie biopic, released in October, helped the band secure sixth place in the IFPI’s rankings of 2018 global recording artists – a unique achievement for a heritage act.

“It’s incredible, it just keeps on giving and the interesting thing is, it’s not just the soundtrack,” said Cawley.

While Queen have ...

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