As part of the BBCs process to find the United Kingdom’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Guy Freeman and his team turned to music industry veteran Hugh Goldsmith. He has an impressive CV that includes working in a number of professional teams to support some of the biggest names in UK music history, has helped create innovate marketing campaigns, and has worked at all levels of the industry.
For 2016’s entry he acted as a liaison between Broadcasting House and numerous singers, songwriters, mangers, and others in the industry.
I caught up with Hugh in a London coffee bar before we both left for Stockholm to talk about his career, this year’s selection process, and when he’ll start looking for Eurovision 2017 acts.
Eurovision Insight Podcast: In-Depth With UK Music Consultant Hugh Goldsmith
Hugh Goldsmith – former MD of RCA and founder of Innocent Records – supported this year’s selection process for the BBC’s Eurovision entry. Ewan Spence sits down with him to talk about his career, fan databases, the cheapest music video in the world, and this year’s entry at Eurovision for the United Kingdom, in another In-depth Insight podcast.
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