Much has been written about Tommy Mottola, one
of the most powerful, visionary, and successful executives in the history of
the music industry. He discovered, developed, and launched the careers of many
superstars, including Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and
Gloria Estefan, and is credited with creating the “Latin Explosion.” He has had
the privilege of working alongside Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Bob Dylan,
Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Barbara Streisand, the Dixie Chicks, Pearl Jam,
Aerosmith, Tony Bennett, and Ozzy Osbourne, among other music giants. This is
his story—a story of the modern music industry, from Elvis to the iPod—through
the eyes of the man who made much of it happen.
Hitmaker recounts how a kid from the Bronx—and a college dropout—became
one of the music industry’s most creative and controversial CEOs. For the first
time, Tommy lays bare the facts behind the most sensational aspects of his
life, such as being married to and developing the career of Mariah Carey,
managing Michael Jackson’s emotional ups and downs, and the power struggle with
his onetime boss and mentor Walter Yetnikoff. Hitmaker will take you inside this world of power, money, and fame
as he recounts the fascinating dealings with countless icons and what it was
like to be at the top when the business suddenly changed.
Tommy’s story is one
that will never be duplicated—and here it is, in his own voice, for the first
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