THR's Power Business Managers 2013
The Atlanta-based business manager specializes in such R&B artists as Justin Bieber and Chris Brown.
Dealing in a genre that coined the word "bling" means that Smallwood has had to be unafraid of putting his foot down. His methods have included making his high-earning clients fill out fast-food job applications ("to remind them that they could end up needing one if they aren't careful," he told Forbes in 2005).
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