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AEG boss slams Live Nation / Ticketmaster merger

Well, it's hardly surprising. Here's some quotes from venue group AEG's president and CEO Tim Leiweke on the proposed merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster.
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Live Nation and Ticketmaster boards agree on merger

The rumours were right, it seems. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the boards of Ticketmaster and Live Nation have approved an agreement to merge, with the new company thought to be named Live Nation Entertainment.The...
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Live Nation subsidiary to sell MP3s on artist websites

With a new DRM-free music store being launched every week (seemingly), Digital Music News has an interesting article on Live Nation subsidiary Musictoday, and its plans to run MP3 download stores for artists.The article suggests...
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OurStage to provide opening bands for Live Nation gigs

Another day, another deal for online music talent contest site OurStage. This one's a biggie though: it's negotiated a deal with Live Nation to offer opening slots at 300 gigs across the US at Live Nation's...
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Shakira signs ten-year 360 deal with Live Nation

Her hips might not lie, but they're very, very rich. Yes, the rumours about Shakira signing a big-bucks Live Nation deal were correct: the Colombian singer has signed a ten-year deal worth anything between $70 million...
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Rumour: Nickelback and Shakira next in line for Live Nation megadeals

Earlier this week, Live Nation claimed it may sign a couple more 360 deals this year with big-name artists, scotching rumours that it was going cold on the strategy. Now Fox News has some informed speculation on who those...
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Cohl exits Live Nation, but 360 deals will continue

The rumours were true: a week on,
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Rumour: Stones to quit EMI for Live Nation

A report in UK newspaper The Observer yesterday suggests the Rolling Stones are on the verge of ending their relationship with EMI, in favour of a megadeal with Live Nation, involving touring, merchandising AND the band's...