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John Janick and Mike Caren
John Janick and Mike Caren
Co-presidents, Elektra Records
Age: 32 and 33

Caren and Janick are the record executives behind two of this year's biggest songs: Cee-Lo's expletive-ridden viral video sensation "F*** You" and Bruno Mars' soulful "Just the Way You Are," currently the #1 single in the country. The two music honchos have a gift for finding talent: Caren signed rappers T.I. and Flo Rida at Atlantic; Janick launched Paramore and Fall Out Boy through his label Fueled by Ramen. They joined forces last summer to relaunch Elektra Records, once the home of legendary acts such as Queen and the Pixies.



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Last updated October 15 2010: 8:19 AM ET
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