Madonna’s Maverick, however, showed every sign of being the label that bucked this trend. She had not only her manager, former Michael Jackson consigliere Freddy DeMann running the show, but his protégé, a young and hungry Hollywood go-getter of Israeli descent called Guy Oseary. Freddy and Guy had a powerful combination of youth and experience. And with one of Guy’s very first signings, a Canadian singer-songwriter called Alanis Morissette, they had the single biggest-selling worldwide artist of the 1990s on their roster. 

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