New edition of Music Week out now

New edition of Music Week out now

The Chicks star on the cover of the new edition of Music Week to tell a modern music business story like no other.

The inspirational trio are expanding beyond country for their first album in 14 years, and we join them to hear a tale that takes in platinum-selling success, Grammy wins, performing with Beyoncé and the small matter of what can happen when pop stars air their political views.

In an extensive interview, Natalie Maines, Emily Strayer and Martie Maguire reflect on writing one of 2020’s most powerful records, teaming up with Jack Antonoff and how they survived being cancelled.

This week’s Big Story explores indie powerhouse Partisan’s quest to become the best label there is, while former RCA execs Tasha Demi and Whitney Asomani’s unveil their vision for their new marketing agency Twenty:Two. Also in news, we look at how the festival sector can survive the impact of Covid-19.

Our legendary analysis turns the microscope on Q2 to find out how the pandemic has impacted music consumption and unpick a quarter unlike any the industry has seen before.

Producer Burns tells the story of Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande’s Rain On Me in Hitmakers, and BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ and Grammy-winning dancehall legend Seani B takes on The Aftershow.

We meet chart-topping TikTok star Jawsh 685 in On The Radar and introduce Deryk – who also resides in New Zealand – in Making Waves. Also inside, Sammy Andrews unleashes her latest digital column.

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

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