Natalia Nastaskin & Gavin O'Reilly: The 2015 Billboard Power 100
NO. 52

Natalia Nastaskin & Gavin O'Reilly

Nastaskin: 44, CEO of U.S. operations, The Agency Group


O'Reilly: 48, Group CEO/board director of The Agency Group of Companies; chairman, TAG USA

Last year's rank: --

In their first full year steering the booking behemoth, the formidable duo has more than 2,000 clients (including The Black Keys, Guns N' Roses, Merle Haggard and Wiz Khalifa) and booked nearly 50,000 shows. Among their moves: creating a branding division, acquiring Nashville independent agency The Bobby Roberts Company, planting a flag in EDM through purchases of the Bond Music Group and London-based Coalition talent agencies and launching dedicated casino, college and corporate divisions. "I've made no secret about our expansionist agenda, across all musical genres," says O'Reilly.

GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: "Being the only female CEO of a major talent agency's U.S. operations." -- Nastaskin

BUSINESS ROLE MODEL: "Rupert Murdoch -- visionary and tenacious." -- O'Reilly