We welcome US country superstar Carrie Underwood to the cover of Music Week for the first time ever. The singer spills the beans on her brilliant new album Cry Pretty, her first for Universal, alongside UMG Nashville’s Cindy Mabe, Virgin EMI’s Ted Cockle and CAA’s Jeff Frasco.
Also in this week's jam-packed issue, in a special report, Music Week shines a light on some of the most innovative developments in the apps sector, while Lost Village co-founders Andy George and Jay Jameson discuss the Lincolnshire event's organic growth ahead of this weekend's fourth edition.
Elsewhere, we present the first wave of finalists for the 2018 Music Week Sync Awards, which return on October 18 to celebrate the best of music in film, TV, advertising and video games.
Plus! The Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell remembers the making of the band's lyrically-controversial 1982 classic Golden Brown in Hitmakers and former Catatonia singer and current BBC Radio DJ Cerys Matthews shares her life lessons in The Aftershow. All of that, and there’s all our usual enhanced news, new music, analysis, charts coverage and market share statistics.Read now *subscribers only Subscribe to view latest issue Digital Archive