Chicago Manager Patrick Corcoran Named In 'Billboard Power 100'

 Photo by Rachel Bires

Photo by Rachel Bires

Chicago's own Patrick Corcoran has been named to Billboard's prestigious 'Power 100' list which recognizes leaders in 'live, tech, management and recorded music.' This years list features 41 new faces alongside many seasoned veterans of the music space. In 2017, Forbes recognized Pat The Manager in the music category of their '30 Under 30' List. In late 2017, Billboard awarded the 27 year old 'Top Manager' for the 2017 Billboard Touring Awards. In 2016, Billboard noted Pat in their "40 Under 40 Rising Stars" list. Corcoran is most known for managing Chance The Rapper. Corcoran is also a founder of Haight Brand, a Chicago-based artist management company working and supporting artists like Towkio, Knox Fortune, Ravyn Lenae, Johnny Balik, Supa Bwe, and Cam O'bi among others. Haight Brand has also recently started to work with athletes like basketball player Ben Moore.

Read a brief Q&A with Pat, who is #85 on the list over at Billboard.com. #1 on the list is LiveNation CEO Michael Rapino, #2 is Universal Music Group Chairmen/CEO Lucian Grainge and #3 is Spotify CEO/Founder Daniel Ek.