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  1. Anschutz in Talks to Sell AEG Entertainment Unit

    September 18, 2012 7:28 PM EDT Anschutz Group is considering selling AEG, the world's second largest live music company, the Wall St Journal reported late on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. AEG, whose sports and entertainment assets include the Barclays Ce ...

  2. AEG In Frame To Take Over London Olympic Stadium

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT AEG has lodged an interest to take over the Olympic Stadium in East London following the 2012 Games in London. AEG, which also operates the O2 complex in the capital, is among 106 parties that have expressed an interest in taking on the 80,000-cap ...

  3. AEG Execs To Discuss Jackson's 'This Is It' At Billboard Confab

    October 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips and a group of top AEG executives will discuss how the Michael Jackson "This Is It" saga played out behind the scenes for the Keynote Q&A at the Billboard Touring Conference on Nov. 5. Phillips, along with ...

  4. Royal Albert Hall Unveils New Venue

    September 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Royal Albert Hall in London is to re-open its Elgar Room as a new purpose-built performance space on Oct. 14. The room has undergone a £1 million ($1.65 million) refurbishment that includes the installation of a state-of-the-art sound system, ...

  5. Sky Signs Up As O2 Brand Partner

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. digital satellite broadcaster Sky has signed a five-year deal with AEG to become a brand partner for the O2 entertainment complex in London, which will include a customer reward program for VIP access to events at the venue and TV rights. Sky ...

  6. AEG Insists London's O2 Is Not For Sale

    August 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT London's O2 Arena is not up for sale, contrary to U.K. press reports, says the venue's owner/operator AEG. According reports originating in the Sunday Times (Aug. 2), Trinity College -- part of the University of Cambridge -- is in exclus ...

  7. Video: AEG’s Phillips Discusses Canceled Michael Jackson Concerts

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips sat down with media outlets today (July 2) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to discuss the fallout of what would have been a 50-show run by Michael Jackson at the O2 Arena in London. Jackson's concerts at the O ...

  8. Live Nation's Mojo Finalizes Amsterdam Venue

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Mojo Concerts, the Dutch branch of Live Nation, has revealed that its new arena venue will be called the Ziggo Dome. It is named after the Dutch cable company that will be provide sponsorship. Mojo Concerts stages major acts in the Netherlands eit ...

  9. Jackson Confirms O2 Dates

    March 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has confirmed the dates for his London residency at the O2 Arena in July as fans await to see whether they will be among the first to have the opportunity to buy tickets. After announcing the 10-date run and the opening July 8 show ...

  10. AEG CEO: Jackson To Play Up To 25 London Shows

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST AEG president and CEO Tim Leiweke revealed that Michael Jackson is set to perform 20 to 25 shows at London's O2 Arena and that the singer is "very focused." Leiweke was speaking during his keynote Q&A session at the Billboard Mu ...

  11. Huge Demand For Kings Of Leon Dates

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tennessee rockers Kings of Leon made some noise on the U.K. concert scene this morning when the band sold out London's O2 Arena in four minutes flat. The band, which had already sold out the O2 for a show on Dec. 11, put its June 15 2009 date ...

  12. Academy Venues Rebrand With O2 Partnership

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Academy Music Group (AMG), one of the U.K.'s leading chains of live-music venues and clubs, is renaming and rebranding its 11 facilities from Jan. 1 when they will each be called the O2 Academy. The move ends the AMG outlets' long-establ ...

  13. London's O2 Claims 10,000,000 Visitors

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AEG Group says this week will see the 10 millionth visitor to its O2 entertainment site in London since it opened in June 2007. The figure counts visitors to all areas of the O2 site, which includes the main O2 Arena, the smaller Indigo2 venue plu ...

  14. Majors Ink O2 Concert Distribution Deal

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital content provider New Stream Media (NSM) has inked licensing deals with the four majors, allowing it to record and distribute concerts at London's O2 and indigo2 venues. NSM -- the venues' digital content partner -- has signed dea ...

  15. O2 Arena Helms PRS London Venue List

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The O2 Arena has come out tops on a poll which ranks the top 10 live music venues in London licensed by the Performing Right Society. The 2007 figures, published today, were calculated using the royalty payments to PRS members arising from live pe ...

  16. AEG's Campbell To Keynote ERA Conference

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Campbell, president and CEO of AEG Europe, will become the first speaker from outside the record and retail industries to address an Entertainment Retailers Association convention when he delivers a keynote speech June 19 at ERA's annua ...

  17. Midem Quotes Of The Day

    January 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST "If the four majors became members of Merlin, we would give them a big kiss. But so far, there's no kiss," - Michel Lambot, founder and board member, Merlin, and co-president, PIAS Group, is all prepared for a love-in. "We' ...

  18. Bon Jovi Opens O2 Arena

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT London's newest music venue, the O2 Arena, enjoyed a hitch-free first night with a sellout concert by Bon Jovi. The New Jersey rockers played their greatest hits and selections from new album "Lost Highway" (Universal Island) - curr ...

  19. The Police Quickly Sell Out Stadium Shows

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST The parade of Police sellouts continues, with shows in Denver, Seattle and Oakland selling out over the weekend, and Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., selling out today (Feb. 26). On Saturday, Pepsi Center in Denver sold out, with a second ...

  20. Scissor Sisters Sharpen Up O2 Line-Up

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST N.Y. pop group the Scissor Sisters are booked to play next summer at The O2, U.S. entertainment conglomerate Anschutz Entertainment Group's soon-to-open London venue. The band will perform at the 23,000-capacity O2 Arena on July 26 and 27. Si ...

  21. MOBO Awards Honor Beyonce, Rae, Akala

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony held Sept. 20 at London's Royal Albert Hall. Ceremony held Sept. 20 at London's Royal Albert Hall. News ...

  22. AEG, O2 To Launch Berlin Arena

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. entertainment and music promotion giant, has joined forces with O2 Germany, the Munich-based wireless telecommunications group, to build a new multi-purpose venu Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. enterta ...

  23. AEG, O2 To Launch Berlin Arena

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,000 capacity venue to open in 2008. Anschutz Entertainment Group, the U.S. entertainment and music promotion giant, has joined forces with O2 Germany, the Munich-based wireless telecommunications group, to build a new multi-purpose venue in Ber ...

  24. Credit Suisse To Sponsor The O2

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First partner for AEG-operated London venue. Live-entertainment U.S. company Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has nabbed investment bank Credit Suisse to be its first sponsorship partner for The O2, the London-based entertainment venue formerly ...

  25. Credit Suisse To Sponsor The O2

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First partner for AEG-operated London venue. Live-entertainment U.S. company Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) has nabbed investment bank Credit Suisse to be its first sponsorship partner for The O2, the London-based entertainment venue formerly ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's bigges ...

  28. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. pix/a/AEG_Logo_LR.gif Juliana Koranteng, London The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a ne ...

  29. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Maligned venue to be refurbished for 2007 opening. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. Following a deal unveiled today (May 25) between Anschut ...

  30. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's bigges ...

  31. Deal Gives New Life To London's Millennium Dome

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. Following a deal unveiled today (May 25) between U.S.-based Ansch The troubled Millennium Dome is to be res ...

  32. London's Millennium Dome Gets Concerts Facelift

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's biggest indoor live-music destination. The troubled Millennium Dome is to be resurrected with a new name and re-positioned as London's bigges ...