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Pop Music Executives

The pop music executive frequently determines direction of pop music trends in who is signed and what is funded. They may be loved or hated, but they can not be ignored.

Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell is an entrepreneur who has impacted the pop music world across a wide range of executive activities and as a television personality. His greatest impact has been through his role on 'American Idol' and 'X Factor' and operating his own Syco record label.

Clive Davis
Clive Davis is a legendary lawyer, producer, and record industry executive. He is best known for an amazing talent for discovery of artists who eventually become pop music legends.

Jimmy Iovine
Jimmy Iovine established himself as one of pop music's top producers before moving into an executive role with the founding of the label Interscope Records. As a record label chief he has been instrumental in the success of hip hop music entering the pop mainstream and development of key dance pop artists such as Black Eyed Peas and Lady Gaga.

L.A. Reid
L.A. Reid is known as one of the most successful music executives in shepherding pop-friendly R&B recording artists to success.

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