Whether behind the mic flowing lyrics like a pro, belting a tune like a crooner of old or on the phone booking the next big thing these 30 young people under 30 (I hope they are still under 30) are shaping the music business in different ways.

Mac Miller (19) Tops The List

Here is Forbes’ list of 30 young stars in the music business today. This year’s roster was handpicked by a panel of expert judges—Randy Phillips, chief of concert promoter AEG Live; Livia Tortella, co-president of Warner Brothers Records; and David Banner, the Grammy-winning rapper and producer—in conjunction with Zack O’Malley Greenburg. The central question: Who will be the most influential figures in the music business over the next two decades?