Irving Azoff is an American Music Executive and personal manager, representing recording artists such as Christina Aguilera, Journey, the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Van Halen, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Steely Dan, Maroon 5, No Doubt, Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, and entertainer Chelsea Handler.
Since September 2013, he has been chairman and CEO of Azoff MSG Entertainment, a new venture with The Madison Square Garden Company. Prior to this he served as chairman and CEO of Ticketmaster Entertainment and was Executive Chairman of Live Nation Entertainment and CEO of Front Line Management. He is also on the board of Clear Channel Communications, Starz Inc., and IMG.
In 2012, he topped Billboard's Power 100 and was named the most powerful person in the music industry.