The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

American Forbes in January presented a new rating of the most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 30 years. In the List were representatives of 15 fields of activity (finance, sports, science, education, law, technology, games, marketing, art, cooking, energy, media, technology, Hollywood and music). Forbes emphasizes that the list of heroes is not just established companies and brands - they are ready to change the world and know how to build a business in the digital age.

The project gathered information on the Forbes 450 successful young entrepreneurs. Each rating category - only one winner. Best musician reformist magazine named artist of reggae and R & B Bruno Mars.

Bruno Mars

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 28 years

Artist reggae and R & B

Peter Gene Hernandez, a musician from Honolulu, aka Bruno Mars performs a show at Paul McCartney, U2, Michael Jackson and other legends of world music. Mars - the first musician for the past 10 years, which has become a headliner to 30 years. Among his achievements - two platinum albums, 14 nominations for "Grammy" for the year 2012 (including one win) and 4 nominations in 2013. Forbes specifically for the project 30 Under 30 asked Bruno Mars make a playlist that you can listen to here.

Avici

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 24 year

DJ

In September 2013, the Swedish DJ released his debut album, True, which has become widely known. His track "Wake Me Up" can be called a summer anthem. Glory is accompanied by commercial success: Avici for one performance gets a six-figure checks.

J. Cole (J. Cole)

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 28 years

rapper

The rapper, who started with the work in the Roc Nation (the company founded by rapper Jay Z), now turned into an independent piece of hip-hop. His album Born Sinner got on the second line of the charts and has sold 297,000 copies (in terms of approaches to the plate Yeezus Kanye West). Now the musician is on a world tour, where he earns the sum of six characters.

Miley Cyrus

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 21 year

Actress

Role in the Disney series "Hannah Montana" - it is not all that is capable of Cyrus. Now the actress turns into a pop star. Her new album Bangerz became commercially successful: a week 270 000 copies were sold after the release.

Donnie Dinc

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 29 years

The founder of a startup WillCall

Dinc - former designer, and today CEO budding startup WillCall. He's going to earn $ 24 billion on the "package" of live music for mobile devices. WillCall - is an application for smartphones, through which you can buy tickets for concerts, buy souvenirs during the show, etc. This startup has attracted more than $ 2, 1 million investment from billionaire Sean Parker (co-founder of Napster, Plaxo and Facebook), music.. manager Quran Capshaw, co-founder Joe Jebbia service Airbnb, so he has every chance of success.

Drake

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 27 years

rapper

Over the past two years, Drake has earned more than $ 30 million, a large part - on live performances and promotional contracts with giants such as Sprite and Kodak. Today, he tours the world with his new album Nothing Was The Same.

Derrick Fung

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 26 years

Founder Tunezy

Former investment banker (and the author of the American Forbes) founded in 2011 music site Tunezy, where fans can follow the life of idols, to communicate, to purchase products. In November 2013 the service for a seven-figure sum was acquired by SFX, the promoter of electronic music. Fang remained at the head of the company.

Hunter Hayes

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 22 year

country singer

Country singer Hayes made the list of 30 Under 30, after a successful tour with Carrie Underwood (this country singer has become incredibly popular after winning American Idol show) and three nominations for "Grammy". He is now working on her second studio album.

Kim Kaup

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 28 years

Co-founder of 'ZinePak

In 2011, along with 30-year-old partner Brittany Hodak it launched a startup 'ZinePak for music fans. Businesswoman has worked with Katy Perry-level artists and earned during this time $ 6 million (of which $ 2, 6 million - last year).

Lady Gaga

The brightest stars of the music business under the age of 30 years

Age: 27 years

Singer

It is not easy to get a "Grammy", hatched from an egg (in 2011, in a ceremony performed Lady Gaga Born This Way, emerged from an enormous shell), but the singer did. In November 2013 in Gaga was a new successful album ARTPOP. Lady Gaga last year earned $ 80 million and took second place in the ranking of the highest paid musicians by Forbes the world.