Who’s Most Powerful Person In the Music Industry? VOTE!

2017 has been a high-growth, transformative year for the music industry.  But who was the industry’s most powerful player heading into 2018?

To kick this off, we picked out 10 of the industry’s most powerful and transformative people of 2017.  Now, it’s your turn: tell us who commanded the greatest influence for the year, simply by hitting ‘vote’ next to your pick.

The people that get the most votes rise to the top.

OR, if you feel we left someone out, drop a name in the comments section.

And yes: you’re allowed to vote for yourself.

9 Responses

  1. Esquire

    The fan is the most powerful person in the music business.

    Been acquiring power steadily for decades and is now fully in charge.

    Viva la fan.

  2. Tom Hendricks

    Hunkasuarus and his Pet Dog Guitar, that is leading the music revolution against the 3CEOs that control 80% of the music business that is sweeping the country and that you seem afraid to even mention!

  3. Joe Vangieri - DigiTrax

    If money is power ten it has to be Lucian Grainge -Universal Music
    Goldman Sachs: Universal is worth $23.5bn

    • Remi Swierczek

      The only hope is in PONY MA.

      All other folks are just BASKING in $17B streaming and advertising SWAMP!

      $300B music industry should be the AXIOM for all involved. Retire, stop leaching or get out of business if you are do not see it.

  4. Deanna Baummgardner

    Jay C. Baumgardner, Record Producer and Owner of NRG Recording Services, Inc., North Hollywood, CA. for thirty six years home of many successful artists.

  5. Deanna Baumgardner

    Jay C. Baumgardner, Record Producer and Owner of NRG Recording Services, Inc., North Hollywood, CA. for thirty six years home of many successful artists.