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Manager Scooter Braun accepts the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award from Music Biz President James Donio on behalf of Ariana Grande.

On behalf of Ariana Grande, Manager Scooter Braun accepts the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award from Music Biz President James Donio.

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Manager Scooter Braun accepts the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award on behalf of Ariana Grande.

Manager Scooter Braun accepts the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award on behalf of Ariana Grande.

Sandy Chapin, widow of Harry Chapin, presents Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider with the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award.

Sandy Chapin, widow of Harry Chapin, presents Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider with the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award.

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider accepts the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award.

Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider accepts the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award.

Outgoing Music Biz Chairman Rachelle Friedman presents Paul Rodgers of Bad Company and Free with the Chairman's Award for Sustained Creative Achievement.

Outgoing Music Biz Chairman Rachelle Friedman presents Paul Rodgers of Bad Company and Free with the Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement.

Paul Rodgers of Bad Company and Free accepts the Chairman's Award for Sustained Creative Achievement.

Paul Rodgers of Bad Company and Free accepts the Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Curt Eddy of Hollywood Records with the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of the Frozen soundtrack's success.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Curt Eddy of Hollywood Records with the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of the Frozen soundtrack’s success.

Curt Eddy of Hollywood Records accepts the Outstanding Achievement Award on behalf of the Frozen soundtrack and introduces a special video featuring Robert and Kristen Lopez and Idina Menzel.

Curt Eddy of Hollywood Records accepts the Outstanding Achievement Award on behalf of the Frozen soundtrack and introduces a special video featuring Robert and Kristen Lopez and Idina Menzel.

Music Biz President James Donio (left) with honorees Sylvia Rhone, President of Epic Records, and Jonathan Poneman, Co-Founder of Sub Pop Records, at the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session.

Music Biz President James Donio (left) with honorees Sylvia Rhone, President of Epic Records, and Jonathan Poneman, Co-Founder of Sub Pop Records, at the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Epic Records President Sylvia Rhone with the Presidential Award for Sustained Executive Achievement at the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Epic Records President Sylvia Rhone with the Presidential Award for Sustained Executive Achievement at the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session.

Epic Records President Sylvia Rhone addresses the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session after receiving the Presidential Award for Sustained Executive Achievement.

Epic Records President Sylvia Rhone addresses the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session after receiving the Presidential Award for Sustained Executive Achievement.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Sub Pop Records Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman with the Independent Spirit Award at the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Sub Pop Records Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman with the Independent Spirit Award at the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session.

Sub Pop Records Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman addresses the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session after receiving the Independent Spirit Award.

Sub Pop Records Co-Founder Jonathan Poneman addresses the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session after receiving the Independent Spirit Award.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Rachelle Friedman of J&R Music & Computer World with a plaque commemorating her service as Chairman of Music Biz's Board of Directors.

Music Biz President James Donio presents Rachelle Friedman of J&R Music & Computer World with a plaque commemorating her service as Chairman of Music Biz’s Board of Directors.

Music Biz Chairman Rachelle Friedman addresses the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session, where she announced that she would be stepping down as Chairman.

Music Biz Chairman Rachelle Friedman addresses the Music Biz 2014 Opening Session, where she announced that she would be stepping down as Chairman.

Attendees of WEA's opening cocktail party were able to fill up their bags with free vinyl, DVDs, T-shirts, and more.

Attendees of WEA’s opening cocktail party were able to fill up their bags with free vinyl, DVDs, T-shirts, and more.

Sony's Anthony Ellis and Music Biz Chairman Rachelle Friedman at the WEA opening cocktail party.

Sony’s Anthony Ellis and Music Biz Chairman Rachelle Friedman at the WEA opening cocktail party.

A packed house attends the Metadata Summit.

A packed house attends the Metadata Summit.

Music Biz VP, Digital Strategy & Business Development, Bill Wilson, addresses the Metadata Summit.

Music Biz VP, Digital Strategy & Business Development, Bill Wilson, addresses the Metadata Summit.

Vinnie Freda (Isolation Network) delivers the Metadata Summit Keynote: Why Is Solving the Problem So Hard? Understanding the Challenges of the Data Supply Chain in Books, Film & Music

Vinnie Freda (Isolation Network) delivers the Metadata Summit Keynote: Why Is Solving the Problem So Hard? Understanding the Challenges of the Data Supply Chain in Books, Film & Music

Attendees at the Music Biz Academy

Attendees at the Music Biz Academy

Jason Feinberg (Epitaph) and Karyn Ulman (Music Reports, Inc.) talk 'Labels & Publishing Basics' at the Music Biz Academy.

Jason Feinberg (Epitaph) and Karyn Ulman (Music Reports, Inc.) talk ‘Labels & Publishing Basics’ at the Music Biz Academy.

Chris Crawford (Loudr) speaks about 'Building Better Products For Bands: The Independent Artist’s Toolkit' at the Music Biz Academy.

Chris Crawford (Loudr) speaks about ‘Building Better Products For Bands: The Independent Artist’s Toolkit’ at the Music Biz Academy.