Latest Michael Rapino Stories

2011-05-10 07:40:00

US deal-of-the-day website Groupon has teamed up with Live Nation Entertainment in a partnership that will launch a new online ticketing website allowing customers to buy tickets to concerts, theater and other events at discount prices. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however, the site is expected to go live before the summer concert season begins. Live Nation Entertainment was created by a merger between Live Nation and Ticketmaster Entertainment. The company produces over...

2009-02-24 16:08:00

Congressional Hearing Highlights Need for Change in Ailing Music Industry WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michael Rapino, CEO of Live Nation (NYSE: LYV), and Irving Azoff, CEO of Ticketmaster Entertainment (Nasdaq: TKTM), told members of Congress Tuesday that the merger of their two companies could help revive the struggling music industry and provide a host of benefits to artists and consumers. The two music industry leaders discussed the challenges facing their industry at a...

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