No. 73: Erik Huggers | Power 100

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ERIK HUGGERS, 43

CEO, Vevo

Last Year's Rank: NEW

When Huggers joined Vevo as CEO in April 2015, the streaming music video channel counted 11 billion views a month. Under his leadership, viewership grew to more than 20 billion per month, and Vevo finally struck a licensing deal with Warner Music Group, the last major-label group to withhold its artists from the platform. (Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group are among Vevo's co-owners.) And thanks to increased social presence through DSCVR and Vevo Presents, Huggers says the channel has created "a daily dialogue with our audience when they're discovering new or old artists."

2017 Power 100


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