No. 60: David Massey | Power 100



President/CEO, Island Records

Last Year's Rank: 58

2017 HIGHLIGHTS Island has moved 2.9 million consumption units combined of Shawn Mendes’ two albums: 2015’s Handwritten and 2017’s Illuminate. And Demi Lovato reached over 335 million U.S. streams for her hit single “Sorry Not Sorry,” which peaked at No. 6 on the Hot 100.

THE NEW ISLAND SOUND The label was once the home of Bob Marley and U2, and Massey says that the success of Mendes and Lovato is “really important to what I want Island to be known for, which is quality artists we helped develop.”

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