KENNY MEISELAS, 59
Partner, Grubman, Shire & Meiselas
Last Year's Rank: 49
Kings of multiplatforming Grubman and Meiselas, lawyers to Lady Gaga, Elton John and 2015 chart-topper The Weeknd, oversaw deals for Nicki Minaj's upcoming Freeform cable TV show, Nicki, and Usher's role in the 2016 film Hands of Stone. "You used to have music lawyers, movie lawyers, sports lawyers, but now you have to do it all," says Grubman.
Collects (Meiselas): "Sneakers. For my birthday The Weeknd gave me a pair of Air Jordan Cement 3 Retros."