No. 80: Jesus Lopez | Power 100

80

JESUS LOPEZ, 61

Chairman/CEO, Universal Music Latin America & Iberian Peninsula

Last Year's Rank: 85

When it comes to U.S. sales of Latin music albums, Lopez's division, which releases the work of some 100 artists, ended 2016 at the top with the late Juan Gabriel -- who died in August -- landing four of the five top-selling albums of the year. But what really excites Lopez is UMLE's diversification. Its management arm, GTS, now represents hot tickets J Balvin and Luis Fonsi, and its concert division grossed more than $4 million in 2016.

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