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  1. Ticketmaster E-Mailing Customers About Class-Action Settlement Credits

    December 05, 2011 9:40 PM EST Ticketmaster is in the process of sending e-mails to customers about the credits they will be receiving as part of a proposed class action settlement. Customers who bought tickets through Ticketmaster between Oct. 21, 1999, and Oct. 19, 2011, are ...

  2. Ticketmaster Set to Issue Refunds To Customers For Dubious Processing Fees

    December 02, 2011 7:50 AM EST Ticket buyers who used Ticketmaster between Oct. 21, 1999 and Oct. 19, 2011, can expect a refund next year. In a proposed class action settlement, the ticket website is being asked to refund $1.50 for each ticket order -- up to 17 orders -- to cus ...

  3. TuneCore CEO 'Stunned' by Criticism Over Price Hike, Slams 'Incomplete and Inaccurate' Reports

    May 17, 2011 4:08 PM EDT Digital distributor TuneCore attracted strong criticism earlier this month when news of its price hike spread through the blogosphere. The company raised the flat price it charges to distribute an album for one year to $49.99 from $19.99. At the s ...

  4. UPDATE: Ticketmaster To Drop Affiliate Commissions

    October 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster informed its affiliate partners in an email on Thursday that as of October 15 it will no longer pay commissions on affiliate sales. The affiliate program still exists and Ticketmaster will continue to provide affiliates access to its ...

  5. Business Matters: Ticketmaster, Disney, Asthmatic Kitty and more

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music business news. -- Spend some time looking through Twitter comments about Ticketmaster’s new blog and initiatives and you’ll come to a few conclusions. First, many people say they care less about the tim ...

  6. Live Nation Drops Service Fees For June

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation will roll out a massive price promotion this week, No Service Fee June, which will eliminate service fees on nearly 8 million tickets, more than 700 shows and 110 artists. "Every show, every ticket, every artist, every amphitheate ...

  7. Business Matters: Obama, EMI, WMG, Alison Krauss and More

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Two posts worth reading: The Hollywood Reporter's "Why Hollywood Should Be Very Nervous About Elena Kagan," a post about President Obama's nomination for the Supreme Court, and a follow-up by music attorney Chris Castle . &q ...

  8. Live Nation Merger Effect: Ticketfly Signs Largest Deal To Date

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., has inked an online ticketing and marketing deal with Ticketfly. The deal marks the largest venue contract to date for the upstart ticketing company, which also handles ticketing for 9:30 Club in Washin ...

  9. Briefs: CD Baby, Perez Hilton, Live Nation

    July 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- This weekend, CD Baby is going to introduce a number of new features at its retail Web site: a la carte downloading, artist pages, a music uploaded and download cards. The fee for CDBaby.com downloads will be 25%, quite a bit more than its typi ...

  10. Briefs: House of Blues, Joel Tenenbaum, Live Nation

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Turns out Live Nation doesn’t need to merge with Ticketmaster to offer new and creative bundles to increase attendance at concerts, one of the stated benefits of a merged company. Today the concert promoter announced the “first ever” one-price ...

  11. Briefs: Jammie Thomas Case, CMA Fest, Ticketmaster

    June 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- To follow live updates of the Jammie Thomas file-sharing case that started at 9am CT, follow the Twitter feeds of Copyright & Campaign's Ben Sheffner and Marc Bourgeois , and/or follow the #riaa hash tag. -- Live Nation is offering som ...

  12. Briefs: Live Nation, 'The Beatles: Rock Band,' MySpace

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Live Nation 's "No Service Fee Wednesday" is underway and people are finding out that "service fees" are separate from other fees consumers will still have to pay. This isn't much of a revelation. Live Nation said ...

  13. Live Nation To Rollout 'No Service Fee' Promotion

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation will eliminate service fees on more than five million lawn tickets and hundreds of concerts for its amphitheaters in a one-day promotion June 3. The 24-hour sales event is being billed as the biggest ticket promotion ever, which would ...

  14. Ticketmaster Experiments With Dropped Fee

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster Entertainment president and Ticketmaster CEO Sean Moriarty said yesterday (Nov. 10) during a conference call with investors that the company is beginning to experiment with "eliminating add-on fees" for ticket purchases. &qu ...

  15. Blockbuster, N.J. Settle Over 'No Late Fees'

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster will pay more than $140,000 to customers and the state of New Jersey in a settlement over its 'No Late Fees' program. Blockbuster will pay more than $140,000 to customers and the “state of New Jersey in a settlement over its ...

  16. Yahoo!, UMG Ink Video Deal

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fees to be paid for on-demand uses. Fees to be paid for on-demand uses. News ...

  17. Blockbuster Settles Over 'No Late Fees'

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay about $630,000 to settle claims by 47 states and the District of Columbia that the nation's biggest movie rental chain deceived consumers with its "No Late Fees" cam PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Blockbus ...

  18. Blockbuster Settles Over 'No Late Fees'

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster Inc. has agreed to pay about $630,000 to settle claims by 47 states and the District of Columbia that the nation's biggest movie rental chain deceived consumers with its "No Late Fees" cam PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Blockbus ...

  19. NJ Sues Blockbuster Over Late Fees Policy

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 against Blockbuster Inc., claiming that the rental chain's "no late fees" policy violates the state's Consumer Fraud Act. LOS ANGELES -- New Jersey Attorney Ge ...

  20. NJ Sues Blockbuster Over Late Fees Policy

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 against Blockbuster Inc., claiming that the rental chain's "no late fees" policy violates the state's Consumer Fraud Act. New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. ...

  21. NJ Sues Blockbuster Over Late Fees Policy

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Suit claims consumer fraud. New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey filed a lawsuit Feb. 18 against Blockbuster Inc., claiming that the rental chain's "no late fees" policy violates the state's Consumer Fraud Act. The suit, ...

  22. Blockbuster Eliminates Late Fees

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Blockbuster announced today (Dec. 14) that its customers will not be charged late fees for rentals as of Jan. 1, 2005. Blockbuster announced today (Dec. 14) that its customers will not be charged late fees for rentals as of Jan. 1, 2005. Consumers ...

  23. CCE To Drop 'Facility' Fees At Sheds

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a surprising move, Clear Channel Entertainment, by far the largest U.S. amphitheater owner/operator, will eliminate many of its so-called "facility" fees at sheds next year. In a surprising move, Clear Channel Entertainment, by far th ...

  24. Behind the Deal: Calculating Radio Fees To ASCAP

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP and the Radio Music License Committee, which represents most of the 12,000 U.S. commercial radio stations, announced Oct. 18 a set-fee agreement for over-the-air performances and simultaneous st ASCAP and the Radio Music License Committee, w ...

  25. Usher Unveils Debit Card

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Usher has teamed with MasterCard International and BankFirst for the Usher Raymond IV Debit MasterCard. Usher has teamed with MasterCard International and BankFirst for the Usher Raymond IV Debit MasterCard. The newly launched card, which features ...

  26. U.K.'s OFT To Probe Ticketing Business

    June 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the independent anti-trust watchdog, is to launch a fact-finding investigation into the alleged exorbitant fees charged by ticket agents for rock concerts and The U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading (OF ...

  27. Australia's PPCA Plans Tariff Hike

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) has proposed a massive hike in the licensing fees nightclub and hotel owners must pay for public performances. The PPCA licenses the broadcast and Phonographic Performance Company of Australia ( ...

  28. Australia's PPCA Plans Tariff Hike

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clubs react to fee increase. Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) has proposed a massive hike in the licensing fees nightclub and hotel owners must pay for public performances. The PPCA licenses the broadcast and public performance ...

  29. PayPal Giving Discounts On Music Payment Processing

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST PayPal, a popular online payment service owned by eBay Inc., wants to become a payment option for digital music transactions. The company is offering reduced payment processing fees to a la carte down PayPal, a popular online payment service owned ...

  30. PayPal Giving Discounts On Music Payment Processing

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST PayPal, a popular online payment service owned by eBay Inc., wants to become a payment option for digital music transactions. The company is offering reduced payment processing fees to a la carte down PayPal, a popular online payment service owned ...