For the first time, leaders from the international music business are honored with a Billboard Power Players report, presented here in association with MIDEM, the leading international event for the global music business.

Nearly two-thirds of the trade value of music sold in physical form, and more than 40% sold through digital channels, is generated outside the United States, according to IFPI, the global music business trade group.

Among the top 10 live music promoters of 2013, according to Billboard Boxscore data, seven are based outside the United States.

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