Skylar Grey, Jimmy Iovine and Mary J. Blige attend The Grammy Awards Producers & Engineers Event in Los Angeles. 2012 Mark Sullivan/WireImage
“It doesnâ€™t matter whether it is the next Gwen Stefani, Mr. Iovine said, whom he signed at 19, or recruiting and nurturing the next Marissa Mayer.”
â€œTalent is talent,â€ he said.
-Â Jimmy Iovine on the introduction of the U.S.C. Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation.
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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine on the campus of U.S.C.
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Moral of the story –
A high powered executive’s point of view regarding success in showbiz is just as and sometimes more important than an artists perspective when one is considering the possibilities for success in such said highly competitive arena, or more simply put:
Talent: Its what the bosses are looking for and hoping to find.
Good, now on with the show!