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Game changers: launching your music career in 2014

What are the biggest blunders a new artist can make? How important are social media stats these days? What’s the best way into the live music circuit? We put your burning questions to leading artist manager Joey Swarbrick.

30 seconds with…The Stow

The Stow were formed in 2009, fusing together the band members' love of indie pop and hip hop. They have quickly gained a reputation for engaging and energetic live performances, supporting artists such as Jessie J, Rizzle Kicks, VV Brown and Maverick Sabre.

Music charities at Christmas

Since Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol, the idea of yuletide charity has become as ingrained in our national psyche as roast turkey and Christmas pud. British music has long had its patrons and charitable donators, so M decided to take a closer look at some of the most interesting music charities around, for those of you with some pennies to donate or time to spare this Christmas...

MOBO nominations announced

The nominations for the 16th MOBO awards were unveiled at a ceremony in London last night. Jessie J led the way, receiving five nominations.