No. 90: Jacqueline Saturn | Power 100

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JACQUELINE SATURN

President, Caroline/Harvest Records

FIVE TOP FIVE DEBUTS ON THE BILLBOARD 200: "Look, the facts are the facts," says Saturn, who began her music career as a receptionist and, in September, was promoted to president of Capitol Music Group's indie label services division. "When you double your market share, that number is based on success stories." Billboard calculates that, in actuality, Caroline nearly tripled its market share -- from 1.6 percent in 2017 to 4.4 percent last year -- thanks to 15 platinum and 17 gold singles and a total of five top five Billboard 200 debuts, three of them being from rappers Trippie Redd, 6ix9ine and the late XXXTentacion. But it's the unexpected crossover success of Christian rapper NF, who placed three Hot 100 hits in 2018, including the No. 12 "Let You Down," that best exemplify Saturn's ingenuity. "Everyone kept saying, 'It can't be done,' and we said, 'Of course it can.'"

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