DENNIS ARFA, 69
Chairman, Artist Group International
ADAM KORNFELD, 58
President of touring for North America, AGI
100 GARDEN SHOWS WITH BILLY JOEL: In July 2018, AGI client Billy Joel played his 100th show at New York’s Madison Square Garden — most of which were part of The Piano Man’s unprecedented monthly residency at the venue, which began in January 2014. “I’ve been to all 100 of them,” says Arfa. “It’s an amazing accomplishment, probably something we will never see again in our lifetime.” Joel wasn’t the only 2018 home run for AGI: Kornfeld says Def Leppard sold over 1 million tickets across 60 dates — 10 of them at Major League Baseball stadiums — on its co-headlining tour with Journey (which is repped by CAA). And Metallica continued its ongoing WorldWired Tour, which has grossed $145.6 million since its 2016 start. Vlasic also signed Norah Jones to her roster, which includes Neil Young and Elvis Costello.