Music management

Music management

:"See also: Music manager"Music management refers to the business of managing music acts. Chiefly, this involves acting as the talent manager to the artists, and negotiating with record labels, music promoters, and tour promoters, usually in return for a percentage of the artist's income.

Top music managers

*Don Arden (Black Sabbath, Electric Light Orchestra, The Small Faces)
*Jill Carrington (Pet Shop Boys)
*Brian Epstein (The Beatles)
*Simon Fuller (most commonly Spice Girls)
*Peter Grant (Led Zeppelin, The Yardbirds, Bad Company)
*John Hughes (The Corrs)
*Jimmy Iovine (Interscope Records)
*Peter Jenner (many, including Marc Bolan, Billy Bragg, The Clash, Ian Dury, Pink Floyd)
*Jon Landau (Bruce Springsteen)
*Nigel Martin-Smith (Take That)
*Paul McGuinness (U2)
*Malcolm McLaren (Sex Pistols)
*Steve O'Rourke (Pink Floyd)
*Andrew Loog Oldham (The Rolling Stones)
*Sharon Osbourne (Ozzy Osbourne, The Smashing Pumpkins)
*Lou Pearlman (Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync)
*Rod Smallwood (Iron Maiden)
*Tom Parker (Elvis Presley)
*Louis Walsh (Boyzone, Westlife, Girls Aloud)
*Tom Watkins (Bros, Pet Shop Boys, East 17)
*Robert Reynolds (The Killers)
*Russel Simmons (L.L. Cool J, Beastie Boys, Run-D.M.C.)

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