Eamonn Forde is a music business journalist who has been writing about all areas of the music industry for the past two decades. Prior to this, he worked in academia, completing his PhD in 2001. He is currently reports editor at Music Ally and a regular contributor to IQ, The Guardian, The Big Issue, Q and others. He was twice named Music Business Writer Of The Year at the Record Of The Day Awards. His first industry book – The Final Days Of EMI: Selling The Pig – was published by Omnibus on 7th February 2019.