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Music Agents and Scouts
An agent is a salesperson who sells artistic talent. Music agents act as the representatives for musical performers such as musicians, singers, orchestras, bands, and other musical groups, promoting their talent and managing legal contractual business. Music scouts search for musical talent at clubs, concert halls, and other music venues. Approximately 11,680 agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes are employed in the United States.