The Australasian Music Industry Directory (AMID) has ranked what it believes to be the 50 most powerful people in Australian music right now, with Mushroom Group Chairman Michael Gudinski once again taking out the #1 spot.

“It’s a great pride to be number one,” Gudinski remarked about topping the list. “It [holds] great significance, because we’re an independent group which gives me more power to make decisions myself.”

Also featured in the list are musicians such as Sia (#3), Nick Cave (#37) and Iggy Azalea (#47), Sydney label Future Classic head honchos Nathan McLay and Chad Gillard, and Bossy Music founder Claire Collins.

Check out the full 50 below.

The AMID Power 50 for 2014:
1. Michael Gudinski – Mushroom Group
2. Michael Chugg – Chugg Entertainment
3. Sia Furler – artist
4. George Ash – Universal Music Group
5. Jessica Ducrou/Paul Piticco – Splendour In The Grass
6. Denis Handlin – Sony Music Entertainment
7. AJ Maddah – Soundwave
8. Nathan McLay/Chad Gillard – Future Classic
9. Richard Kingsmill – triple j
10. Millie Millgate – Sounds Australia
11. Danny Rogers – Lunatic Entertainment
12. Nick O’Byrne – BIGSOUND
13. Colin Daniels/Ashley Sellers – Inertia
14. Jaddan Comerford – Unified
15. Michael Coppel – Live Nation
16. Brett Murrihy – Artist Voice
17. Peter Noble – Bluesfest
18. Jodie Regan – Spinning Top Music
19. Dror Erez – Totem Onelove Group
20. Tony Harlow – Warner Music Australia
21. Matt Gudinski – Mushroom Group
22. Dan Rosen – ARIA & PPCA
23. Sebastian Chase – MGM
24. Paul Dainty – Dainty Group
25. Harvey Lister – AEG Ogden
26. Stephen Halpin/Rodney Little – Groovin The Moo
27. Chris Scaddan – triple j
28. Claire Collins – Bossy Music
29. John Wardle – National Live Music Office
30. Tim Levinson – Elefant Traks
31. Matt Tanner/Jaime Gough – Native Tongue
32. John Butler – artist
33. Brett Cottle – APRA AMCOS
34. Eric J Dubowsky – producer
35. Matt Emsell – Wonder Management
36. Steve McPherson – Hillsong
37. Nick Cave – artist
38. Johann Ponniah – I OH YOU
39. Liam Mazzucchelli – Boomtick
40. David Walsh/Brian Ritchie – MONA
41. Brad Mellen – Mellen Events
42. Mardi Caught – Atlantic Records
43. Ben Turnbull – Staple Group
44. Denise Foley – QMusic
45. Ian James – Mushroom Music Publishing
46. Iggy Azalea – artist
47. Neil Ackland – Sound Alliance
48. Richard Moffat – festival programmer
49. Adrian Basso – Community Broadcasting Association Of Australia
50. Patrick Donovan – Music Victoria

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