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Paul McCartney's sidekick named Manager of the Year

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Apr 03, 2014 | 6:53pm EDT

Scott Rodger, the man behind Sir Paul McCartney's current success, was named Manager of the Year at the Artist and Manager Awards in London on Thursday night (03Apr14). Rodger went home with the top prize, which was bestowed upon him by the Music Managers Forum and the Featured Artists Coalition. The longtime industry player was lauded for his work with artists like McCartney and rockers Arcade Fire. Robbie Williams was also honoured with the Artists Artist Award, and was commended for his "outstanding creative output, innovative business models and his support for artist rights." Other awards recipients included Pharrell Williams (Artist of the Year), Rudimental (Breakthrough Artist Award), and Sam Evitt and Jack Street (Breakthrough Manager Award), who co-manage British acts Disclosure and Sam Smith.

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