“Top 20 Most Powerful Celebrities in the World 2010″ | By Jeremy Waite


Posted on October 7, 2010
 

  • By Jeremy Waite

    Welcome to my mash-up of marketing stories and celebrity gossip. If you love marketing or want to be inspired at work, everything here is written for you. Enjoy!

Is Lady Gaga the World’s Most Powerful Celebrity? 

In advance of my book “Sex, Brands & Rock’n’Roll” coming out next month, I’ve put together a cheeky little eBook which will hopefully inform and inspire you.  It lists the top 20 most powerful celebrities in the world this year, how much $ they’ve made and inspirational quotes that show ‘why they are, who they are’.  But who’s number 1? Enjoy!

Click here for my FREE eBook to find out who are the “Top 20 Most Powerful Celebrities in the World”

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“King Richard” Stursberg leaves CBC

Richard Stursberg, head of CBC’s English services, is leaving after six years in the position.
CBC president Hubert T. Lacroix announced his departure Friday in a statement to employees.

Lacroix gave no reason for Stursberg’s departure, which is effective Friday.

“When Richard was appointed executive vice-president of CBC Television six years ago, he brought with him a revolution that shook the foundation of the organization and eventually of the whole of our English services,” Lacroix said in his statement.

“He challenged every premise, attacked conventional wisdom, and uprooted whole parts of the internal culture. Six years later, the institution is better off than it was. I want to acknowledge his success in turning CBC Television around and thank him for his contribution.”


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Richard Stursberg, head of CBC’s English services, is leaving after six years in the position.
CBC president Hubert T. Lacroix announced his departure Friday in a statement to employees.

Lacroix gave no reason for Stursberg’s departure, which is effective Friday.

“When Richard was appointed executive vice-president of CBC Television six years ago, he brought with him a revolution that shook the foundation of the organization and eventually of the whole of our English services,” Lacroix said in his statement.

“He challenged every premise, attacked conventional wisdom, and uprooted whole parts of the internal culture. Six years later, the institution is better off than it was. I want to acknowledge his success in turning CBC Television around and thank him for his contribution.” Leer más ““King Richard” Stursberg leaves CBC”

The Top 12 Celebrity Marketing Articles from Sex, Brands & Rock’n’Roll


by jeremywaite

Over the past 6 months I’ve lost a lot of sleep writing some great content for my book “Sex, Brands & Rock’n’Roll”.  A brief look over the proofs reminded me of some great posts you may have missed. Enjoy…

  1. Marilyn Monroe : Marketing the Greatest Sex Symbol of All Time
  2. Be Like Che Guevara : Start a Revolution in Your Business
  3. The Ramones, U2, Take That, Joy Division & Lady Gaga on Branding
  4. How Will JFK’s Name Be Remembered?
  5. 8 Reasons Why We Are So Obsessed With Celebrity
  6. How to Build a Superstar Brand like Michael Jordan
  7. Why Einstein Was NOT a Genius
  8. Are Size 16 Supermodels like Crystal Renn a Step Too Far?
  9. Why Didn’t Walt Disney Believe in Recessions?
  10. Why Does Patti Smith STILL Inspire Everyone?
  11. Tiger Woods To Climb Mount Everest
  12. If Your Product Was Amazing, You Wouldn’t Need to Pay for Advertising
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8 Reasons Why We are So Obsessed with Celebrity


by jeremywaite

A few years ago, Piers Morgan suggested that celebrity-driven journalism was no longer the way to sell newspapers. Three years ago, a survey found that 60 per cent of adults were bored with celebrity and yet Neilson TV ratings and book sales suggest otherwise.  Why is it that we are so fascinated with celebrities? Leer más “8 Reasons Why We are So Obsessed with Celebrity”

Year of the Tiger


– T.L. Stanley
Rapper and actor T.I. enjoyed the spoils of the thug life, but it ended up costing him his freedom and, by his own estimate, $12 million in a lost General Motors endorsement deal and other work when he was convicted of federal weapons charges.

But the artist, who’s now emerged from prison and has a new record coming out, could be back in the brand partnership game soon. His label, Warner Music Group‘s Atlantic Records, is in active discussion with a number of marketers eager to latch onto his turnaround tale, partly chronicled in an MTV reality series. “Sometimes, you could be just a couple of hits away from redemption,” says Camille Hackney, Atlantic’s svp brand partnerships and commercial licensing. “Success makes people forget.” Leer más “Year of the Tiger”