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  1. Exclusive: AEG Live CEO Addresses Michael Jackson Fallout

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A week after Michael Jackson's death, organizers of what would have been a 50-show run at the O2 Arena in London have made significant strides straightening out what one touring executive called "the biggest mess in the history of our bu ...

  2. Fortune At Stake For AEG On Michael Jackson London Concerts

    June 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's planned 50-show run at the O2 Arena in London would have been the highest-grossing single concert engagement. Now it's a major problem for the promoter AEG Live. More than $85 million worth of tickets have already been ...

  3. Michael Jackson Concerts Face Legal Challenge

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A music promoter has sued to stop Michael Jackson from performing in London this year, claiming his appearances would violate a prior contract. New Jersey-based AllGood Entertainment Inc contends in the lawsuit filed in federal court in New York i ...

  4. AEG Launching HD Studio In Downtown L.A.

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sports and entertainment entity AEG said Wednesday that it has created AEG Prods., a multiplatform HD studio under construction near the Staples Center. The $15 million facility will overlook L.A. Live, the recently opened residential and entertai ...

  5. AEG Live CEO Refutes Exit Speculation

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips refutes media speculation that he might be leaving his post to focus more on artist management. "I just completed the first year of a new five-year contract," Phillips tells Billboard.biz. "I am not going ...

  6. AEG Live Florida Announces New Festival

    January 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Florida office of AEG Live has announced that it will produce a one-day music festival at ArtsPark at Young Circle in Hollywood, Fla., this September. Further details about Dubfest, including confirmed artists and a specific date, will be anno ...

  7. Branding Briefs: Nina Sky, Beyonce, American Express

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Twin sister duo Nina Sky will star in a print, TV and online ad campaign for their line of shoes for Fila. Their second album, "The Musical," is scheduled for release in March. - Beyonce and Solange will perform at a concert that will ...

  8. AEG Facilities To Manage Key Arena At Seattle Center

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AEG Facilities has signed a one-year agreement with the city of Seattle to manage the 17,000-seat Key Arena at Seattle Center. The contract goes into effect on Nov. 1. Under the deal, AEG Facilities, a division of Los Angeles-based sports and ente ...

  9. AEG Partners With NBA China On Arena Development

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AEG, the leading entertainment and sports presenter with over 90 facilities worldwide, has formed a joint venture with NBA China to design, market, program and operate multi-purpose, NBA-style sports and entertainment arenas in Greater China. The ...

  10. Kenny Chesney Inks Tour Deal With TMG/AEG Live

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT TMG/AEG Live has nailed down a multiyear tour deal with stadium-level country artist Kenny Chesney that could stretch into 2013, Billboard has learned. Through the agreement, which begins in 2009, TMG/AEG Live snares one of the industry's mos ...

  11. RockNess Rolls With AEG Live Investment

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live U.K. is boosting its portfolio of British festival events with the acquisition of a controlling stake in RockNess Festival, the annual Scottish dance and alternative outdoor event. Financial terms were not disclosed. "We are very exc ...

  12. AEG Forms New Division, Promotes Execs

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment presenter AEG has formed a new division, AEG Global Partnerships, designed to expand the company's presence in sponsorships and naming rights sales. The new division is expected to generate $250 mill ...

  13. Touring Briefs: Neil Diamond, AEG Facilities, Nederlander

    May 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT --To help push his new Rick Rubin-produced album, "Home Before Dark," which dropped today (May 6) via Columbia, Neil Diamond will play a free MySpace secret show tomorrow at the Bitter End nightclub in New York. Since 2006, MySpace has o ...

  14. AEG Live, Ticketmaster, Cablevision Deal In The Works

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Multiple sources confirm to Billboard.biz that a deal is imminent for a partnership of Ticketmaster and Madison Square Garden Entertainment owner Cablevision to acquire about 49% of AEG Live, the live entertainment arm of Anschutz Entertainment Gr ...

  15. Billboard, AEG Align For 2008 Awards Show

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Billboard will unveil a new music awards show in 2008, produced in collaboration with AEG Live, the live entertainment division of Los Angeles-based promotion giant AEG. The partnership is a result of the recently formed exclusive strategic allian ...

  16. AEG, Grit Rock Rodeo Partner

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sports and entertainment presenter AEG has acquired an interest in Grit Rock Rodeo, which operates the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour and the World's Toughest Rodeo. Under the new partnership, AEG Events and Media, a live division of Los Angeles-base ...

  17. AEG Live Opens Minneapolis Office

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live, the concert promotion arm of Los Angeles-based AEG, has announced the opening of a new regional office in Minneapolis, to be headed by former OCESA Presents senior talent buyer Brad Saks. He reports directly to Larry Vallon, senior VP of ...

  18. AEG Launches Swedish Arm

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Concert-promotion giant AEG Live has opened an office in Stockholm to cover Sweden's live-music sector. The new unit, AEG Live Sweden, is headed by managing director David Maloney, reporting to London-based AEG Live Europe managing director R ...

  19. Eckerson Named GM Of Citizens Business Bank Arena

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based AEG has named Steve Eckerson GM of Ontario, Calif.'s Citizens Business Bank Arena, which is scheduled to open fall 2008. He will report to Bob Newman, COO of AEG Facilities. In his new role, Eckerson will oversee all operati ...

  20. AEG Names Messick Exec VP

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AEG has named Andrew Messick executive VP of marketing and international. He will be based in the company's Los Angeles headquarters and report to AEG president/CEO Tim Leiweke. In his new role, Messick will manage a number of specific busine ...

  21. AEG Expands Facilities Team

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AEG Facilities, a division of AEG, has tapped Eric Bresler as VP of event booking and development. He will based in the company's Los Angeles headquarters and report to Bob Newman, COO of AEG Facilities. In his newly created role, Bresler wil ...

  22. Billboard, AEG Live Team For Events

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In an exclusive alliance, Billboard is teaming up with AEG Live to expand existing Billboard-branded live events and create new concerts, festivals and televised awards shows around the world. Los Angeles-based AEG Live, the producer and promoter ...

  23. AEG Taps Stevens To Oversee New Unit

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As part of its ongoing strategy to increase its presence in the live entertainment space, Los Angeles-based Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has tapped Eric Stevens as president of its new unit AEG Events & Media. In his new role, Stevens wi ...

  24. AEG Live, Hard Rock Enter Exclusive Deal

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Los Angeles-based AEG Live has inked a deal, revealed today (Feb. 21), to be the exclusive booker and promoter for live entertainment at the Joint, located inside Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The pact is with the Morgans Hotel Gro ...

  25. One Reel Links With AEG For Bumbershoot Fest

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bumbershoot festival producers One Reel have linked with AEG Live in a move that will boost talent buying and sponsorship resources for the long-running Seattle event, Billboard.biz has learned. The five-year deal is similar to those AEG has reach ...

  26. AEG Hires Four Key Execs

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a continuing effort to acquire venues in key markets, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has hired four executives to further assist in developing and promoting live entertainment in its national and international facilities. AEG Facilities, a ...

  27. AEG Live To Operate Royal Oak Music Theatre

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST AEG Live announced today (Jan. 26) that it has finalized a deal to assume booking and operation responsibilities of the 1,700-capacity Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak, Mich. (a suburb of Detriot). The long-term deal is a partnership between L ...

  28. AEG Acquires Ken Ehrlich Productions

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal will provide new marketing platforms. Los Angeles-based AEG, the parent company of international promoter AEG Live, revealed Nov. 1 that it has purchased Ken Ehrlich Productions from owner/founder Ken Ehrlich, who is known for producing such ...

  29. AEG, Citizen Bank Reveal Naming Deal

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) and the city of Ontario, Calif., have entered into a 10-year naming rights deal with the Citizen Business Bank, for an upcoming 11,000-seat sports and entertainment Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) and the city ...

  30. AEG, DEAG Forge JV For Germany

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT AEG: Deal essentially a joint-venture. AEG: Deal essentially a joint-venture. News ...

  31. AEG, DEAG Forge JV For Germany

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT DEAG anticipates 'significant' boost. Concert promoting giants Deutsche Entertainment AG and Anschutz Entertainment Group have forged an alliance for the German touring market. In a statement, Berlin-based DEAG says it will be the " ...

  32. On The Road

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It appears that Randy Phillips is about to re-up as CEO of international promoter/producer AEG Live. Read Ray Waddell's column. It appears that Randy Phillips is about to re-up as CEO of international promoter/producer AEG Live. Read Ray Wadd ...

  33. Network Live Recruits Three Execs

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. Andrew Thau has been recruited ...

  34. Credit Suisse To Sponsor The O2

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First partner for AEG-operated London venue. First partner for AEG-operated London venue. News ...

  35. AEG Names Head Of Urban Touring

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Promoter/producer Jeff Sharp, formerly with Atlanta Worldwide Touring, has joined AEG Live as head of urban touring, Billboard.biz has learned. Sharp will continue to be based in Atlanta, and will ove Promoter/producer Jeff Sharp, formerly with At ...

  36. Brit Hall Of Fame In The Works

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BPI, AEG in talks on exhibition at 'The O2.' BPI, AEG in talks on exhibition at 'The O2.' News ...

  37. AEG-TV Events To Get DiscLive CDs

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Immediatek, parent company of live-concert CD specialist DiscLive, has inked a deal to produce collectible CDs for AEG-TV, a creator and distributor of pay-per-view TV programming and cinema premieres Immediatek, parent company of live-concert CD ...

  38. U.K. Vet Hallett Joins AEG Live

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Promoter moves from Mean Fiddler. Veteran U.K. promoter Rob Hallett has been named senior VP of international for AEG Live, Billboard.biz has learned. Hallett joins AEG Live from the Mean Fiddler Group, where he was head of music and board directo ...

  39. HOB Concerts Sale Heating Up

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sources: AEG Live, SMG are lead contenders. Sources: AEG Live, SMG are lead contenders. News ...

  40. AEG Completes Purchase Of Manchester Arena

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has completed the acquisition of the 21,000-seat capacity Manchester Evening News (MEN) Arena. The L.A.-based venues group confirmed today (Sept. 28) it has bought t Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has complet ...

  41. AEG Completes Purchase Of Manchester Arena

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has completed the acquisition of the 21,000-seat capacity Manchester Evening News (MEN) Arena. The L.A.-based venues group confirmed today (Sept. 28) it has bought t Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has complet ...

  42. On The Road

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran promoter Louis Messina, now president of TMG/AEG Live, says bidding wars made summer tours difficult. Read Ray Waddell's column. Veteran promoter Louis Messina, now president of TMG/AEG Live, says bidding wars made summer tours diffic ...

  43. On The Road

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT AEG inks a naming-rights deal with Nokia and plans a billion-dollar Los Angeles development that includes several new concert venues, broadcast facilities and more. Read Ray Waddell's column. AEG inks a naming-rights deal with Nokia and plans ...

  44. AEG Live Snags HOB's Vallon

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vallon joins AEG Live as senior VP of nat'l booking. Vallon joins AEG Live as senior VP of nat'l booking. News Vallon ...

  45. AEG Live Snags HOB's Vallon

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former House of Blues (HOB) senior VP Larry Vallon is the latest high-profile concert business executive to join AEG Live in Los Angeles. Vallon has been named AEG Live's senior VP of national booking Former House of Blues (HOB) senior VP Lar ...

  46. AEG Live Inks Innovative Deal With Robi Draco Rosa

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a ground-breaking artist-development move, AEG Live will bankroll the touring efforts of Columbia artist Robi Draco Rosa in exchange for exclusive representation in the United States and Latin Amer In a ground-breaking artist-development move, ...

  47. On The Road

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Talent buyer Ali Harnell has joined TMG/AEG Live as executive VP based in Nashville. Talent buyer Ali Harnell has joined TMG/AEG Live as executive VP based in Nashville. News Ali Harnell ...

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