New edition of Music Week out now

New edition of Music Week out now

The new issue of Music Week is out now, as we welcome Polydor co-presidents Ben Mortimer and Tom March to the cover to celebrate how they rebooted Universal’s legendary label.

Inside the duo talk about success, breaking artists in an unusual way, A&R strategy and why they don’t mind disagreeing now and then. Plus, there’s insight from the entire, Music Week Award-winning Poyldor team who are helping them change the game…

In this week's Big Story, in an exclusive interview, BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch talks about the future of the label. Also in news, we look at the chart return of Whitney Houston via Norwegian DJ Kygo, plus Caroline International reveal all about the new Iggy Pop campaign.

Hitmakers sees Walk The Moon relive writing the smash song Shut Up And Dance, while The Hollies’ legendary singer Allan Clarke recalls his time in the biz in The Aftershow.  

Elsewhere, as festival season draws to a close, we speak to the creative team behind the set that defined the summer: Stormzy’s epic Glastonbury headline performance. Plus, Deviate Digital CEO Sammy Andrews returns for her monthly column to look at the world of mental health in the digital space.

Taking the Rising Star slot is Maria Eaylay of Ingrooves; BBC Radio 1 and 6 DJ Huw Stephens is our latest Tastemaker and Manchester rapper Aitch is showcased On The Radar.

This week's Sync Story is Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Angie McMahon is Making Waves. 

As well as all that, there’s all the very latest news, charts and market shares.

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