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