Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been “crowned the undisputed king of the online music revolution by U.S. music magazine Blender, topping a list of the 25 most influential people in Web music,” Reuters reports.
“The magazine’s ‘Powergeek 25’ list was compiled to show the behind-scenes-players reshaping the way people listen to, buy and watch music,” Reuters reports.
“‘Music fans spend much of their day, if not their life, sitting in front of their computer, discovering and downloading music,’ Blender’s editor-in-chief Craig Marks said in a statement,” Reuters reports. “‘Today’s power brokers no longer work in the steel-and-glass towers of the traditional record business; instead, they’re tech geeks, bedroom bloggers and Silicon Valley visionaries.'”
“He said Jobs, who co-founded Apple Inc. and is chief executive of the company, had proved to be a technology trendsetter,” Reuters reports.
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