The first weeks of 2021 saw No.1s on the Official Albums Chart for You Me At Six, Mogwai and Architects along with Top-5 LPs for Passenger, Bicep, Black Country New Road and Alice Cooper. New releases by Central Cee and Thunder entered the Top-3 of the Chart in successive weeks in March, followed by a raft of high-charting debuts from artists such as Dry Cleaning, Girl In Red, Squid and Orla Gartland. The collective share of music consumption in the UK attributable to independent labels1 – including BPI members such as Dirty Hit, Partisan and PIAS – rose to stand at 26.9% in 2021. This was up from 25.9% in 2020 and is markedly higher than the 22.1% figure registered in 20172.
Jonny Ross from Jonny Ross Music (who has been in the industry for 12 years and has even played for royalty!) revealed your songs should be carefully chosen … Read More