Britney Spears and Olivia Rodrigo among prestigious Bloomberg 50 list of innovators

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Each year, Bloomberg Businessweek issues its list of the 50 people who made the biggest impact on the global business landscape. This year, Britney Spears and Olivia Rodrigo both made the prestigious list.

Bloomberg said Britney deserves a spot on their roundup not only for the role she played in terminating her own 13-year conservatorship, but because she changed the public’s opinion of conservatorships as a whole.

Olivia Rodrigo is among the youngest people to make the Bloomberg 50. The outlet honored the unmistakable impact the 18-year-old had on music industry and lauded the multiple streaming records set by her debut single, “drivers license” — including the fastest song to hit over 100 million streams. Bloomberg also said her debut album, SOUR, is among the most successful releases of 2021.

Taylor Swift didn’t make the list this year, but that’s because people can only make the Bloomberg 50 once. She was previously honored in 2018, but the outlet wanted to recognize how she shook up the music industry this year and sparked debate on artists’ rights.

The Wrap, meanwhile, unveiled their second annual changemakers list of the women who saved entertainment in 2021. Olivia Rodrigo made that list as well, along with Adele.


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