Lebanese-Canadian music manager makes Billboard’s 2018 Power 100 List

Billboard recently

revealed

the top 100 people that are leading and influencing the music industry! The Lebanese-Canadian music manager and entrepreneur Wassim “SAL” Slaiby made the list, and he is ranked 53rd!

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Wassim is the CEO of SAL&CO/Maverick and XO Records. He also manages The Weeknd, French Montana, Belly, Massari among others. The Weeknd’s “Starboy”was No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for five weeks! Also, the “Legend of the Fall Tour” last year grossed $80 million.

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The Lebanese entrepreneur was behind the success of French Montana’s career last year. The song “Unforgettable” was featured for 16 weeks on the Hot 100’s top 10. Recently, Wassim joined the

Global Citizen

‘s advisory board. He will offer guidance to the international advocacy organization’s leadership team to end extreme poverty by 2030.