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2014-04-17 20:21:48

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) today announced that it has acquired Creativeman's minority stake in Live Nation Japan, resulting in Live Nation Entertainment assuming full ownership. Live Nation Japan was established in early 2012 and since then the company has promoted sell out concerts by a variety of international, regional and Japanese acts such as Lady Gaga, Nickelback, Infinite and Jin Akanishi. The company, led by Frank...

2014-03-27 16:24:23

- Radio City Music Hall - New York City - June 19, 2014 - NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation welcomes DAVE CHAPPELLE to Radio City Music Hall on June 19 at 8 p.m. Hot off the heels of the record breaking U.S. Oddball tour and smash sold-out tour of Australia, this will be Dave Chappelle's first announced NYC engagement in over 10 years. This will also be his first time performing his own headline show at the Radio City Music Hall....

2014-03-03 12:24:34

Study of 8,000 Sports Fans Focused on over 700 Sponsorships, Seven US Sports, and 141 Teams to Understand the Value of Fan Engagement in Sports via Social Media CHICAGO and LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Wasserman Media Group, leading sports marketing and management agency, and Navigate Research, industry leader in measuring and evaluating marketing investments, announced the availability of their first annual "Social Media Scoreboard" study. The Social Media Scoreboard,...

2014-02-19 08:28:49

- Portland Trail Blazers Rejoin 25 NBA Teams Using Ticketmaster - LOS ANGELES and PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV), announced today a long-term contract with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Rose Quarter, which includes the team's home arena, the MODA CENTER, and the adjacent Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Trail Blazers return to Ticketmaster's ticketing services, rejoining 25 of NBA teams already...

2014-01-08 08:23:48

Hartford's Premier Music Venue To Be Renamed "Xfinity Theatre" Through 2019 HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast and Live Nation today announced a four-year extension of their current seven-year agreement, giving Comcast the naming rights to Hartford's premier music venue through 2019. The amphitheater, formerly called the Comcast Theatre, has been renamed the Xfinity Theatre, effective today. The renaming of the venue reflects the Xfinity brand's strong awareness...

2013-12-23 16:22:08

Former Microsoft CFO brings nearly 25 years of global finance and technology experience BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME), one of the world's leading talent, entertainment and media companies, today announced the appointment of Peter Klein as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Klein will oversee the global finance operation across WME, and IMG Worldwide (IMG) upon transaction close, and...

2013-12-18 08:27:28

Combined company to provide a diverse scope of opportunities for clients across the international sports and entertainment ecosystem BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. and MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME), one of the world's leading talent, entertainment and media companies, and Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, today announced an agreement to acquire IMG Worldwide (IMG). The company is a market leader in college and...

2013-12-11 12:24:38

BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast and Live Nation today announced that the amphitheater, formerly called the Comcast Center, has been renamed the Xfinity Center, effective today. The renaming of the venue reflects the Xfinity brand's strong awareness and resonance with consumers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131211/NE31705) "We are excited to place the name Xfinity on one of the most-loved entertainment venues in New England," said Steve Hackley, senior...

2013-11-17 20:21:16

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) and Parallel Contemporary Music today announced that they have formed Live Nation Marketing Partnerships Asia Limited to provide live music based marketing solutions for international and local brands across Asia. Live Nation operates in 10 markets across Asia through its own offices and in conjunction with local partners. It has promoted approximately 180 shows and sold 1.2 million tickets over...

2013-11-07 16:29:53

- Professional Baseball Teams Leverage Ticketmaster's Innovative Products and Services to Set Sales Records and Launch New Resale Marketplaces - LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the end of the 2013 baseball season, Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV), announces the conclusion of one of the most successful years in baseball for its partners. Ticketmaster helped its teams reach more fans and sell more tickets, assisting one team in...