The new issue of Music Week is out now, featuring our cover story which takes an in-depth look at Caroline International. We catch up with co-managing directors Michael Roe and Jim Chancellor plus UK label head Nicola Spokes to find out all about their growing global empire.
In news, we tell you everything you need to know about the Q2 figures, take a forensic look at Drake’s incredible opening week with Scorpion and there’s also a big development from the BRITs School.
Meanwhile, Rob Da Bank opens up about Bestival’s 15th edition, we discuss the future of ticket resale with AXS and find out about Believe Digital’s vibrant sync department.
Lauren Christy stars in this week's Hitmakers talking about Avril Lavigne’s breakout smash single Complicated and, ahead of The Muppets’ O2 Takeover, Kermit The Frog (yes, Kermit The Frog!) talks us through his life lessons in The Aftershow.
Academy Music Group’s digital content assistant Tamsyn Wilce occupies the Rising Star slot and Dice editor Leonie Cooper reveals her favourite new sounds in Tastemakers, while On The Radar focuses on Southend-On-Sea DIY rockers Asylums. Sync Story examines Hotel Transylvania 3 and Jonas Blue’s hook-up and Laurel is the latest brand new act to be Making Waves.
As well as all that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and analysis, including our brand new Apple Music charts.
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