For 18-year-old country siren Taylor Swift, fame is just a bonus. "The thing about me," she says, "is that I never expect I'm entitled to success. I feel like you have to do the work to have a…
Under the name Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, Atlanta native DeAndre Way went from making beats on his laptop to selling millions of albums -- well, downloads, actually -- in just two years, shooting down the…
With a sterling roster of rising stars that includes Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, AnnaSophia Robb, the Rosso twins (Camilla and Rebecca), the Jonas Brothers, the Naked Brothers Band, Aly & AJ and Sara…
When putting together the music that makes today's tweens swoon, Steven Vincent, vice president of music and soundtracks for Disney Channel, likes to keep it both classic and hip.
When Nickelodeon hired former VH1 and Atlantic Records exec Doug Cohn to integrate music into the Nick brand, SpongeBob SquarePants wasn't the only one crooning, "It's the best day ever!"
Thor Bradwell may count such tween superstars as Corbin Bleu ("High School Musical") and Dylan and Cole Sprouse ("The Suite Life of Zack and Cody") among his clients, but he's just as excited about…
Preferring to remain on the sidelines in a truly supporting role, talent manager Jason Weinberg, a founding partner of Untitled Entertainment, is behind the careers of so many A-list people, he gets…
Times have changed since Fred Toczek added a thriving subspecialty in handling youth talent to his practice at the dawn of the "Harry Potter" age.
The press-shy Harvard Law School grad Steve Warren politely declined to be interviewed for this profile, partly for fear that his practice at Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren…
It's easy to see why life is "awesome" for 18-year-old pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler. He just won the X Games -- again -- this year, although he sheepishly admits it took him "five long years" to…