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Billboard Reveals 2020 Indie Power Players

Billboard Reveals 2020 Indie Power Players

Billboard revealed 2020’s Indie Power Players who are building a strong independent music community. The list highlights top executives across labels, distributors, and associations working in support of the independent artists worldwide. Congrats to The Orchard’s Brad Navin, Colleen Theis, Alan Becker and Mary Ashley Johnson for making the list this year. We thank you for steering the company through growth and innovation. 

They’re in great company — a big congratulations to our friends and partners across the industry who were also featured! For the full list visit here

Bang Si-Hyuk

Chairman/CEO, Big Hit Entertainment

Camille Soto Malavé

CEO, GLAD Empire

David Macias

President, Thirty Tigers

Fiona Whelan Prine

President, Oh Boy Records

Frabian Eli Carrión

President, Real Hasta La Muerte

Gordon Kerr

President/CEO, Black River Entertainment

Huib Schippers

Director/curator, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Jake Round

Founder/President, Pure Noise Records

Jimmy Jeong

CEO, JYP Entertainment

Jody Whelan

Managing Partner, Oh Boy Records

Nancy Quinn

Executive vp/GM, Thirty Tigers

Noah Assad

CEO, Rimas Entertainment

Sergio Lizárraga

CEO, Lizos Music

Tomas Cookman

CEO, Industria Works/Nacional Records

Vicente Saavedra

Founder, Dimelo Vi

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