Research into Music Magazine
The Rolling Stones
Genre: The genre for the Rolling Stones magazine is popular music, culture and
Content: The magazine includes mainly music reviews and updates/interviews on
popular music artists. It also contains the latest movie reviews, pop culture
entertainment sections and even political views.
Target Audience: Out of Rolling Stone readers 62.6% are men and 37.4% are women.
The age range the magazine is mainly targeted at is 18-24 year olds.
Publishers: The publisher is Wenner Media LLC and the co-founder is Jann Wenner.
Genre: The genre for the billboard magazine is current and up-to-date music, as it
consists of popular music artists.
Context: Billboard has its own music chart list, music updates and news,
entertainment and even political reviews.
Target Audience: The target audience is male and female, with the age range around
Publishers: The founders of Billboard are William H Donaldson and James Hennegan.
Prometheus global media owns billboard.
Top of the Pops Magazine
Genre: The genre of Top of the Pops is pop music.
Content: The magazine includes popular music artists, who are doing well in the
music industry at the minute.
Target Audience: Top Of the Pop’s target audience is pre-teens are 12-15 years old.
This is because young people will look up to the music artists on the cover of the
Publishers: The publisher of Top of the Pops is the BBC.