What does NME mean in Music?
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What does NME mean?
- New Musical Express, popularly known by the acronym NME, created by Theodore Ingham, is a British weekly music journalism publication, published since March 1952. It started as a music newspaper, and gradually moved toward a magazine format during the 1980s and 90s, changing from newsprint in 1998. It was the first British paper to include a singles chart, in 14 November 1952 edition. In the 1970s it became the best-selling British music newspaper. During the period 1972 to 1976, it was particularly associated with gonzo journalism, then became closely associated with punk rock through the writing of Tony Parsons. An online version of NME, NME.com, was launched in 1996. It is now the world's biggest standalone music site, with over 7 million users per month. As of 16 August 2012, the magazine's circulation was measured as 23,924. The magazine and website's headquarters are in Southwark, London, England, UK. The magazine's present editor is Mike Williams, who replaced Krissi Murison on 25 June 2012. NME.com's present editor is Greg Cochrane – previously, the post was held by Luke Lewis, who replaced David Moynihan in March 2011.