Scooter Braun, Dr. Luke Make Billboard Power 100 List

Who are the most powerful players in the music business, right now? Who has a vision for the future, and the capacity to make it happen? Billboard has gathered the people who are changing the game.

Universal Musical Group chairman Lucian Grainge tops this year's list, with other top power-players being Jimmy Iovine, Interscope chairman and in-house mentor on "American Idol," as well as star-maker Simon Cowell and his former "Idol" colleague Ryan Seacrest. Meanwhile, Epic CEO L.A. Reid, Cash Money's Slim and Baby Williams, songwriter Dr. Luke and Justin Bieber/Carly Rae Jepsen/PSY-signer Scooter Braun all find themselves in the top 50.

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Letter From the Editor
Lucian Grainge Q&A


The Last Word: Irving Azoff
The Return: Lyor Cohen
Thought Leader: Paul McGuinness
Associations and Trade Groups

 


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