Beyond the lights, pyrotechnics, and tabloid banter, there exists a very prominent business component to the music industry.
Indeed, it’s often a case of the bigger the star, the bigger and more complex their record deal.
Interestingly, a new report highlights that four of music’s most powerful names – Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, and Coldplay – are owing their respective labels just one more album.
The significance? Find out below…