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IB tease: Scooter

IS THIS WHEEL DEALING? Wonderers are wondering what’s happening with Scooter Braun’s ambitious rollup of management companies following the distraction of Biebergate, our own I.B. Bad notes in his latest dispatch from the frontlines, posting Friday morning. Troy Carter, Brandon Creed (who recently picked up Sara Bareilles) and Jason Owen’s Nashville-based Sandbox Entertainment (Kacey Musgraves, Little Big Town) presently comprise the core elements of Braun’s prospective empire. (2/27a)