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Live Nation Revenue Soars As Concert Ticket Sales Recover

The ticketing giant recorded first quarter revenue of $1.8 billion, up from $290 million in the year-earlier quarter impacted by COVID-19.

Live Nation Accused of Shutting Out Venues That Don’t Use Ticketmaster

A new lawsuit alleges Live Nation, the largest concert promoter in the U.S., threatens to withhold shows from major venues if they don't select its Ticketmaster service as their primary ticketing provider.

Jon Stewart, Pete Davidson to Host Star-Studded Comedy Event for 9/11 Anniversary

All proceeds from the event, which will include performances by Amy Schumer, Dave Chappelle and John Mulaney, will benefit 9/11 charities.

Live Nation Allowing Artists to Determine Vaccine Requirements at Concerts

The entertainment company is also mandating vaccines for employees attending events or entering offices and venues, a letter from CEO Michael Rapino says.

YouTube Partners With Hollywood Park to Name 6,000-Seat Venue

The 227,000-square-foot, three-story indoor venue, named YouTube Theater, will host concerts, awards shows, esports competitions, conferences and YouTube creator events.

Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel Has Left Live Nation Board

"Ari’s input and insights have played a beneficial role as we’ve fostered years of growth at Live Nation," the company says in a regulatory filing.

Nicole Portwood Joins Live Nation as Chief Brand Officer

The veteran marketing executive, who was named AdAge's Marketer of the Year in 2017, joins following tenures at PepsiCo and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

Ticketmaster’s Arbitration Policy Again Enforced in Dispute Over Pandemic Refund Policy

Ticketmaster has convinced another California federal judge that fans who are unhappy over pandemic-related event cancellations and delays have to arbitrate their claims, this time in a suit from a fan who was angry about not getting a refund for tickets to a Rage Against the Machine concert that was indefinitely postponed.

Live Nation Gets Credit Rating Downgrade at S&P Global

Live Nation Entertainment has been hit with a credit rating downgrade from S&P Global Ratings.

Ticketmaster Furloughs Hundreds of Employees as Part of $500 Million Cost Reduction Plan

Ticketmaster has furloughed hundreds of employees across multiple offices in North America, marking the first major employment cuts at the Live Nation-owned concert company in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

Saudi Arabia Buys $500 Million Stake in Live Nation, Stock Rises

The government of Saudi Arabia has acquired a 5.7 percent stake in Live Nation, the parent company of Ticketmaster.

Liberty Media Moves Live Nation Stake From Formula One to SiriusXM

John Malone's Liberty Media has re-attributed its stake in Live Nation Entertainment from its Formula One to its SiriusXM tracking stock.