Forbes releases ’30 Under 30′ in music listForbes 30 Under 30

Forbes releases ’30 Under 30′ in music list

Today, Forbes released a music edition of its famed ’30 under 30′ lists, containing artists, producers, managers and event founders from across the industry spectrum. The judges were Atom Factory founder Troy Carter, musician Taylor Hanson and Universal Music Publishing CEO Jody Gerson. Most of this year’s class call New York City and San Francisco home, and when asked to summarize their “road to success” in one word, they gave answers like ‘passion’, ‘family’, ‘persistence’, ‘drive’, and ‘luck.’ In terms of dance music, Afrojack, Martin Garrix and Porter Robinson notably made appearances, as did Life in Color CEO Sebastian Solano. Here are Forbes‘ 30 under 30 in music 2015:

Tyler Hubbard, 27, and Brian Kelley, 29 (Florida Georgia Line)

Afrojack, producer & DJ

Jhené Aiko, musician

Iggy Azalea, musician

Arca, producer

Azalea Banks, musician

Hit-Boy, producer

Martin Garrix, producer & DJ

Will Griggs, cofounder of Cantora

Hozier, musician

Haim, musicians

Mike Will Made It, producer

Kacy Musgraves,musician

DJ Mustard, producer & DJ

Porter Robinson, producer & DJ

A$AP Rocky, musician

Anthony Saleh, CEO of Emagen

Big Sean, musician

Shellback, producer

Ed Sheeran, musician

Sam Smith, musician

Sebastian Solano, founder of Life In Color

Lindsey Stirling, musician

Chance The Rapper, musician

Penni Throw, SVP of SB Projects

Meghan Trainor, Musician

FKA Twigs, Musician

Kai Wright, VP of Revolt

5 Seconds of Summer, musicians

Charli XCX, musician

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