Tag: live nation
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.
March 6, 2009
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...
February 10, 2009
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...
November 11, 2008
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...
July 10, 2008
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...
July 3, 2008
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...
June 26, 2008
Cohl exits Live Nation, but 360 deals will continue
The rumours were true: a week on,
June 23, 2008