Jay-Z and Beyonce, Cash Money’s Birdman and Slim Land on Billboard’s Power 100 List

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By: DamnAnthony / January 31, 2012

Billboard has revealed their Power 100 list for this year and a few familiar faces have made it onto the list. Featuring musicians, music executives, television, and movie executives, sitting at #1 is Live Nation chairman Irving Azoff.

Some more recognizable names on the list include Jay-Z and Beyonce, who came in at #13. Music group U2 hold down the #27 spot.

A few popular hip hop executives are also present on the list. Cash Money CEOs Slim and Birdman hit #25, while Cortez Bryant and Gee Roberson come in at #59.

Factoring in market shares, Billboard chart stats/ box information, and revenue to make the list, other artists who made the cut include Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift. Check out the list below:

BILLBOARD’S 2012 POWER 100 INDEX

1. Irving Azoff

2. Coran Capshaw

3. Lucian Grainge

4. Martin Bandier

5. Doug Morris

6. Michael Rapino

7. Rob Light

8. Len Blavatnik

9. Tim Leiweke

10. Jimmy Iovine

11. Eddy Cue and Robert Kondrk

12. John Hogan

13. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter & Beyonce Knowles

14. Lyor Cohen

15. Randy Phillips

16. Emmanuel Seuge

17. Frank Cooper

18. Barry Weiss

19. Rob Stringer and Steve Barnett

20. Arthur Fogel

For the rest of the list, click here.