As the label group kicks off Capitol Records' 75th anniversary, it closes out a banner year, thanks in part to these three executives. Eighteen months into her promotion to COO, Jubelirer has overseen a massive restructuring and developed breakthrough stars Troye Sivan and Halsey , whose smash collaboration with Columbia Records' The Chainsmokers , "Closer," spent 12 weeks at No. And Habtemariam remains one of urban music's most powerful players, mentoring Motown rising talent Lil Yachty.
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At Capitol, says Jubelirer, "more women are in our executive team meetings than men. It also was a year of hard-won artist development: year-old William Michael Morgan reached No. Advice for Up-and-Comers: "Trust yourself. Women's intuition is real -- it's a gift. In their respective roles, Lombardi and Marcus Seklir have supervised Columbia's string of home runs, including Solange 's Billboard No. After a in which breakout stars Sam Hunt and Chris Stapleton went multiplatinum, Mabe spent developing a new generation of hitmakers.
Veterans Keith Urban and Little Big Town also scored when their standout performances of their latest singles, "Blue Ain't Your Color" and "Better Man," respectively, leapt to the top two spots on the all-genre iTunes chart the following morning. The married mother of three likens watching their CMA performances "to a gigantic group hug," and fans apparently agree. Advice for Up-and-Comers: "Find your path and don't keep comparing yourself to others. As the guiding force of IGA's radio and video promotion department for more than 20 years, Romano knows how to play the long game or go all in when it comes to breaking new acts and working hits -- 22 tracks on Mainstream Top 40 so far in , including songs by Lady Gaga and Selena Gomez.
Says Foster of her mission: "Artists have an internal sense of who they are and what their art means, and our jobs are to help convey that to the world. The first woman to head Decca Records in its near year history, London-based Allen has put the label on a winning track in the two years since she took its helm. She signed legendary film composer Ennio Morricone and worked to make jazz artists Gregory Porter and Melody Gardot crossover stars, while cementing Decca's position as the United Kingdom's biggest classical label.
Responsible for coordinating international marketing campaigns for WMG's acts, Appleton delivers sales on a global level. Her responsibilities also include leading the label's catalog division, Sony Commercial Group, which sold more than 8. Frazier's Biz3 celebrated its 20th year in , providing press and management services -- and transcendental meditation coping skills -- to a roster that includes Daft Punk , Skrillex , J. Recent 'Man-Splaining' Moment: "I have spent 24 years being mistaken for a groupie backstage. This trio of senior vps was responsible for a diverse array of tours and live events that starred Justin Bieber, The Who and the Rise Up As One border concert.
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Justice also has established a new process for vetting potential partnerships and is set to close several within the year, "with like-minded people that have complementary skill sets. Lo and the Chili Peppers. Although Banks claims that agenting is "an invisible profession [because] most people don't know about it," she and her fellow CAA colleagues cut quite a profile in the industry. Tsuchii's client Justin Bieber sold 1 million tickets on the U. She left Japan during the war, went to Brazil and learned Portuguese.
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Then she picked up and came to America. She learned English, met my father and basically scrapped a life together from nothing. In a whirlwind year that began when Lewis parted ways with Creative Artists Agency in November , the famously tough and meticulous agent says she was given a mandate by her artists, who include Eminem , Pitbull , Chance the Rapper and Bryson Tiller.
For Nalpant, whose acts include Walk the Moon , which had a triple-platinum hit with "Shut Up and Dance," and rising stars The Strumbellas -- was bittersweet. Nastaskin was pivotal in integrating The Agency Group and United Talent Agency in , which, in short order, made the combined firm a music-industry player on a global level. Under her leadership the division has amassed a team of agents; added worldwide representation of Muse , DJ Khaled , Chris Brown and Toby Keith ; and mounted tours for G-Eazy and a reunion Nastaskin still can't contain her enthusiasm over.
I loved watching the girls grow up and get sexier. Genco has negotiated many of the deals that put Irving Azoff and Randy Grimmett's invite-only boutique -- the first U. Sweeney oversees international collections, ensuring that BMI songwriters are paid and bolstering the PRO's bottom line.
Antonoff got a co-writer credit on Rachel Platten 's "Stand by You," which has logged , downloads, and "Out of the Woods," one of three songs he wrote and produced for Taylor Swift's album that has sold , copies. Knoepfle says watching Antonoff play guitar with Swift's band when she performed the song at the Grammys was a "personal highlight" of her year.
Although few of the company's songwriters had new albums out in , Marshall says synch licensing revenue from movies, TV and commercials rose Established acts all, but Metcalfe also likes to sign new talent and says she's excited about the prospects of indie rockers The Lemon Twigs, who just released their debut album, Do Hollywood. Pagano grew up in Chicago making playlists for her friends and says, "It wasn't until I got to [John Marshall Law School] that I realized you could be in the music industry.
Running the shop at Dr. Luke's controversial legal battles with Kesha. Her Rx for Prescription: "I want staff who can out-negotiate me and writers who are creatively satisfied. I liked her fearlessness, the risks she took. She's unapologetic about who she is. When Vinten became a first-time mother in August, she already was an old hand at successfully nurturing sensitive souls -- of the songwriter variety.
Her roster includes Tranter, who had a stellar writing for DNCE and Selena Gomez; Asia Whiteacre, who had a hit as a co-writer for Hailee Steinfeld's "Starving" , units scanned ; and Michaels, who, after writing hits for Nick Jonas and Britney Spears , "discovered her voice as an artist" and will release a record through Republic in Advice For Up-and-Comers: "Be heard! Do not be silenced by male-dominated society. Treated perfunctorily when Spotify first launched, Latin music streams have grown exponentially under Guerrero's leadership.
Guerrero, who studied classical violin in her native Spain, gets her musical kicks in other ways.
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Dastur, a year company veteran who thinks her day is wasted if it starts later than 7 a. She also is an executive producer of the company's annual city Jingle Ball tour, which she calls her "proud baby. The Playa del Rey, Calif. Meanwhile, her ABC. The duo behind Fallon's often-viral musical segments. Booked Madonna on 24 hours' notice for President Obama's June visit. Played a leading role in developing "Carpool Karaoke" from an idea that guests turned down to a viral sensation that has starred Adele and Michelle Obama, and will become a stand-alone Apple Music series.
Shawn Mendes, Nick Jonas and Steven Tyler are among the artists who climbed the Billboard charts after Schreiber booked them to perform at Rockefeller Plaza on Today's summer concert series. Mendes filled three city blocks. A year veteran of the show, Shookus still makes news. Zelikson has transitioned from previous boss David Letterman's rock and Americana tastes to Colbert's eclecticism by booking a wide range of acts, from James Bay to Babymetal. Advice for Up-and-Comers: "The music industry is small. No deal is worth [damaging] a relationship. Breithaupt -- who in early assumed responsibility for Citi's U.
Partnering with more than half of the United States' top-grossing tours Guns N' Roses, Coldplay, Luke Bryan , Citi posted a whopping 34 percent increase in music revenue -- the best year-to-date results since the program launched 10 years ago. Looking ahead, Citi plans to host up to 10 live virtual-reality concerts. As Breithaupt says, "Virtual reality is the new frontier.
I beat him to McCready has an epic client list she can't discuss -- Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum among them -- because as a business management firm, discretion is everything. As befits her Midwestern values, the Ohio native stresses stability, not status. In 27 years, the partnership has grown from three to eight.
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The one thing they've carried with them throughout their journeys has been basketball, the same game that forged their friendship as children. Burgess and Zachery both grew up in Scottdale, Ga. Now, both find themselves as key seniors on different teams in the Liberty League as first-generation college students.
How did it happen? A key mentor, a little luck, and a lot of hard work. Burgess and Zachery knew each other in elementary school, but it wasn't until middle school that their friendship truly blossomed. It started with a one-on-one game at the Tobie Grant Recreation Center. That game was followed by another, and another, and another. The two became regulars at the rec center on the weekends, and eventually after school during weekdays.
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Basketball provided a positive outlet in an area of Georgia that often is in short supply of such. Burgess, now a 6-foot-4, pound guard at Union College, always had a height advantage over Zachery 5-foot-7, pound guard at St. Lawrence University , so Burgess typically emerged from most of the early one-on-one matchups victorious.
Zachery, a standout football player, picked up basketball later than Burgess. Zachery didn't make the roster cut in seventh, eighth, or ninth grade, but it was after that final snub that he dedicated himself fully to basketball. Burgess said Zachery's commitment to improving as a player is unmatched. The two played together against some of the top high school competition in the Atlanta region, which included a handful of Division I players. They also played AAU ball together, but as their high school careers began to wind down, neither was sure what the future would look like.
Robert Luciano, who was an assistant coach at Druid Hills and a former player at the University of Albany, worked through his connections and ties to the New York State college basketball scene to advocate for Burgess and Zachery, as well as Kaleb Faison, who also played at St. Lawrence from Burgess fell in love with Union during his visit and enrolled as a freshman in the fall of Zachery eventually joined St.
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Lawrence after two years at Louisburg College, a two-year college located about 20 minutes from Raleigh, N. Both Burgess and Zachery credit Luciano for helping them not only as a coach, but as a personal mentor during their college searches. Perhaps the biggest adjustment for the two Georgia natives was the weather. Zachery first visited St.
Lawrence during the winter, and he learned a hard lesson that his usual attire of light hoodie, sweatpants and running shoes wasn't going to fly in Canton, which is only about 20 miles from the Canada border. I wasn't even here 30 minutes yet before I fell right on my back. Union's Schenectady campus and St. Lawrence's Canton campus are separated by about miles and four hours, so Burgess and Zachery are usually only able to see each other when their teams play. The two schools have played six times over the past three seasons, including one meeting in last season's Liberty League tournament, with St.
Lawrence holding a advantage. The Saints won earlier this season, on Dec. The two teams will meet again this Saturday in what could be the final collegiate meeting between Burgess and Zachery. Both players have been remarkably successful, both on and off the court. A psychology major with a minor in anthropology, he is considering Teach For America, but Union head coach Chris Murphy said playing professionally overseas is still on the table for Burgess after he graduates. Deshon can do anything he puts his mind to.
Lawrence head coach Chris Downs said Zachery is a "human highlight reel" on the basketball court, but will leave a deeper lasting legacy of perseverance and accomplishment.