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Irving Azoff

Irving Azoff is an American entertainment executive and president of Full Stop Management, which represents recording artists. Since September 2013, he has been Chairman and CEO of Azoff MSG Entertainment, a joint venture with The Madison Square Garden Company. Previously, he was President and CEO of Ticketmaster Entertainment and Executive Chairman of Live Nation Entertainment and CEO of Front Line Management. He is also a member of the board of directors of Starz Inc. and IMG. In 2012, he surpassed Billboard's Power 100 and was named the most powerful person in the music business.

Born December 12, 1947, Danville, IL
Nationality American
Occupation Entertainment executive
Known for Chairman and CEO of Azoff MSG Entertainment
Children Jaye Azoff, Allison Statter, Jeffrey Azoff, Cameron Azoff

About Irving Azoff

CEO of Ticketmaster and founder of Azoff Music Management Group. He managed musical artists from Jewel to Van Halen.

Irving Azoff before fame

He began promoting and booking bands while attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a way to earn money.

Achievement of Irving Azoff

He managed Morrissey from The Smiths.

Irving Azoff family life

His short height of 5'3" may have been the inspiration for Short People by Randy Newman, who didn't like his aggressive ways.

Associations of Irving Azoff

He co-produced the film Fast Times at Ridgemont High starring Sean Penn.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Irving Azoff

MCA record. American music director. Leaders of the United States Music Industry

Latest information about Irving Azoff updated on July 26 2021.