Sunday Times Rich List shows how lucrative music industry is

With Paul McCartney topping the Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with his £730m fortune, and only five of the top ten names dabbling in the business world, it shows that the music industry really is, as the government suggested, the "poster boy" of British exports.

Brit Awards show why the music industry could be the UK’s “poster boy” for exports

Yesterday at the Brit awards a competition was unleashed between Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran about who would be taking home the most awards, not to mention Madonna's minor falling mishap. Undoubtedly, however, with UK artists such as Royal Blood, One Direction and Paloma Faith riding high on the charts, it's easy to see why the music industry has become the “poster boy” for British exports.