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  1. Opportunities for Western & Asian Tours Increase in Japan

    August 08, 2012 5:35 PM EDT Japanese fans couldn't get enough of Lady Gaga. During the American superstar's "Born This Way" tour of Japan, Gaga played the Saitama Super Arena in May and sold out one show. Then another. Then another. In all, Gaga moved 96, ...

  2. Live Nation Sees 6 Percent Uptick in Concert Attendance

    August 07, 2012 8:26 PM EDT Live Nation Entertainment posted second-quarter financial results that slightly missed the expectations of analysts, though investors didn't seem to mind and the stock was unchanged after the closing bell. Live Nation said Tuesday its net inc ...

  3. Irving Azoff and Coachella Founders Headline Billboard Touring Conference in November

    July 19, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Billboard Touring Conference To Feature Azoff Q&A, Coachella FoundersMega-manager Irving Azoff will be the keynote Q&A at the ninth annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards, set for Nov. 7-8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Addi ...

  4. Varied Bills Boost Boxscores as Touring Biz Sees Strong Midyear Results

    July 18, 2012 7:05 PM EDT Varied Bills Boost Boxscores as Touring Biz Sees Strong Midyear Results Big-event tours and superstars are supposed to sell tickets, so the best indicator for the success of the touring industry is when the list of top tours also includes a health ...

  5. Business Matters: Rumors Heat Up That Liberty Media Will Buy Out Live Nation

    June 28, 2012 4:10 PM EDT Rumors Heat Up That Liberty Media Will Buy Out Live Nation -- Another summer, another round of speculation that Liberty Media may buy out the remaining shares of Live Nation it does not already own. Liberty Media upped its stake in Live Nation to ...

  6. Michael Cohl, Live Nation Settle Lawsuit; Rolling Stones Tour On Its Way?

    June 28, 2012 3:30 PM EDT Live Nation has settled its lawsuit with former chairman Michael Cohl, saying that the suit ended "amicably." The two had been embroiled in competing lawsuits since 2010, after Live Nation initiated the battle by suing Cohl for $5.35 mil ...

  7. Irving Azoff Disputes Bronfman, Mills Testimony at Universal-EMI Senate Hearings; Mills Responds

    June 22, 2012 5:42 PM EDT Live Nation Entertainment/Front Line Management Chairman Irving Azoff said he didn't get the chance to respond to some of the comments made at yesterday's Senate Judiciary subcommitee hearing about the proposed Universal Music Group-EMI ...

  8. Weight, Time Constraints May Have Contributed to Radiohead Stage Collapse

    June 21, 2012 12:24 PM EDT Weight and time constraints might have played a part in Saturday's stage collapse at Toronto's Downsview Park that killed Radiohead drum tech Scott Johnson, 33, when the top of the structure came crashing down prior to the gates opening ...

  9. Radiohead's Ticker Tape Touring One of Four Companies Under Investigation In Stage Collapse

    June 19, 2012 9:40 AM EDT The Ontario Ministry of Labour , the Canadian government department that develops and enforces workplace health and safety standards, is looking at the roles of at least four companies involved in the staging and staffing of Saturday's stage ...

  10. Hollywood Palladium Put Up For Sale

    June 01, 2012 7:57 PM EDT The Hollywood Palladium, which has hosted musical acts ranging from U2 to Frank Sinatra and Jay-Z, is being listed for sale by owner LSREF 2 Clover Property 4 LLC, the entity of an undisclosed investment group. The historic live venue at 6215 Suns ...

  11. Music Matters Conference Recap: Troy Carter; Spotify; The Rise of Asian Music Fests

    June 01, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga manager Troy Carter delivering the keynote address at the Music Matters conference in Singapore. (Photo: Crowded Studios) Music Matters , Asia's premiere music conference, held another successful edition, its 8th, digging into subst ...

  12. Web Trends: Jay-Z Backs Barack Obama's Support of Gay Marriage

    May 15, 2012 4:22 PM EDT Google Trends: There are no music trends at this time. Twitter Music Trend: There are no music trends at this time. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. The 25 Best 50 Cent Rants 4. Sexy photograph of Madonna posing naked on a bed while smoking a ci ...

  13. HMV Looks to Grow Ticketing Division by Partnering With Ticketmaster U.K.

    May 15, 2012 2:02 PM EDT Troubled U.K. entertainment retailer HMV has teamed with the British arm of Ticketmaster as it looks to expand its ticketing operations. Announced today (May 15), the strategic partnership comes into effect over the next six to eight weeks and wil ...

  14. Web Trends: Serena Williams Is A Rapper

    May 11, 2012 5:20 PM EDT Google Trends: No new topics trending. Twitter Music Trend: 5. #ReplaceEminemSongWithShady Eminem fans have some fun via Twitter replacing words in his song titles with "Shady." 9. Serena Williams The tennis star makes her rap debut and ...

  15. Web Trends: Against Me! Singer Comes Out as Transgender

    May 10, 2012 4:31 PM EDT Google Trends: 11. against me - Against Me!'s singer Tom Gabel has come out as transgender. She will soon begin her transition from male to female. Twitter Music Trend: 4. demiisourparadise - Demi Lovato's show their support moments befo ...

  16. Live Nation's Q1 Report: Ticket Sales, Net Loss Up

    May 10, 2012 9:39 AM EDT Through April 30, 2012, Live Nation concert ticket sales are up 23% in volume over the same period in the prior year (including ticket sales for concerts that have not yet occurred), with North America up 25% and International up 19%, according to ...

  17. Web Trends: Watch The Crowning Of 'The Voice' Season 2 Winner

    May 09, 2012 4:56 PM EDT Google Trends: 3. jermaine paul - the powerful singer (and former Alicia Keys back-up singer) was crowned the winner of "The Voice" last night. He was mentored by country star Blake Shelton. 4. the voice winner - people are searching for ...

  18. Web Trends: Listen To Alanis Morissette's New Single

    May 08, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. The Voice Finale NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. First Listen: Beach House, 'Bloom' 2. First Listen: Best Coast, 'The Only Place' 3. Deploy The Beat: A Basic Training Workout Mix 4. The Ultimate NPR Workout Mix 5. D ...

  19. Web Trends: RIP Adam Yauch

    May 04, 2012 4:44 PM EDT Google Trends: 
 5. adam yauch Beastie Boys co-founder is dead at 47 of cancer. 8. skylar laine Skyler was vote off "American Idol" last night, leaving four finalists. 
 15. carrie underwood The country star p ...

  20. Web Trends: Leonard Cohen Announces Tour

    May 03, 2012 4:33 PM EDT Google Trends: There are no google music trends at this time. Twitter Music Trend: There are no twitter music trends at this time. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 11. Rock Band iOS not shutting down NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. Dudes Act Like A Lady: ...

  21. Web Trends: Watch Shakira's Latest Video

    May 02, 2012 4:48 PM EDT Google Trends: 5. jessica simpson baby - the pop star/fashion tycoon gave birth to her daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson with fiancé Eric Johnson 11. jessica simpson gives birth - see No. 5 Twitter Music Trend: 1. Maybach O - the name former B2K membe ...

  22. Wed Trends: Listen To Norah Jones' 'Little Broken Hearts'

    May 01, 2012 4:52 PM EDT Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. How and why you should do data journalism 2. The 25 Sexiest Musicians Under 25 NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. How To Break Up With Attitude, According To Norah Jones 2. First Listen: Norah Jones, 'Little Broken H ...

  23. Web Trends: New Rihanna Video "Where Have You Been," Watch

    April 30, 2012 5:03 PM EDT Google Trends: None at this time. 
 Twitter Music Trend: 2. #ReplaceA7XSongsWithJimmy - fans of Avenged Sevenfold started a trend replacing a word in their songs with the word 'Jimmy' Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. Rare Armstron ...

  24. Web Trends: Tupac's Coachella Hologram Cashes In

    April 27, 2012 5:34 PM EDT Google Trends: No new music topics trending this morning. Twitter Music Trend: 1. #AmexUNSTAGED Promoted - ad for Jack White's performance at Webster Hall tonight. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. 10 Rapper Video Games We Wish Existed 2. Ar ...

  25. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert to Kick Off New Watershed Festival This August

    April 27, 2012 10:52 AM EDT Live Nation Entertainment and promoter Brian O'Connell are leading the charge for a new country festival where the music and atmosphere will rival the serene, natural beauty of the landscape. Watershed Music Festival will take place August 3, ...

  26. Web Trends: The Killers' Saxophonist Tommy Marth Commits Suicide

    April 26, 2012 4:33 PM EDT Google Trends: 6. julianne hough - The professional ballroom dancer and country singer made a surprise appearance on American Idol last night 20. ryan seacrest - Ryan Seacrest made it through the two hour American Idol episode yesterday, despite b ...

  27. Pandora and Live Nation Disclose Executive Compensation

    April 25, 2012 6:42 PM EDT A couple of music companies reported Wednesday the compensation awarded to their top executives. In the last year, it paid a whole lot more to work for concert promoter and Ticketmaster parent Live Nation Entertainment that it did to work for the ...

  28. Web Trends: RIP Lisa "Left Eye" Lopez, TMZ Says TLC Creating Hologram Of Her

    April 25, 2012 4:31 PM EDT Google Trends: 6. aapl - Apple's stock is trending for several reasons including deeper looks into iPad, iPhone accessories, and the company at large 7. gladys knight - the Motown singer was eliminated from "Dancing With The Stars" ...

  29. Web Trends: Common Freestyles About Kim Kardashian At USAB/Jeep Event

    April 24, 2012 4:15 PM EDT NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. First Listen: Santigold, 'Master Of My Make-Believe' 2. First Listen: Rufus Wainwright, 'Out Of The Game' 3. First Listen: Norah Jones, 'Little Broken Hearts' 4. First Listen: Patrick Watson, ...

  30. Web Trends: Listen To Fiona Apple's First Release In Seven Years

    April 23, 2012 4:54 PM EDT Google Trends: 9. dick clark - the legendary icon died this past Wednesday and people are still searching for news and updates, the most recent that he had prostate surgery before his heart attack
 20. neil diamond - the singer married Katie ...

  31. Web Trends: Suge Knight Thinks Tupac Is Alive?

    April 20, 2012 5:42 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. the band Levon Helm's most popular associated act, trending in accordance with his passing Thursday. 3. levon Levon Helm passed away Thursday from cancer. 4. levon helm The late singer is being remembered for his legendary r ...

  32. Web Trends: R.I.P. Levon Helm

    April 19, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. dick clark - Media icon Dick Clark passed away yesterday at the age of 82 4. ted nugget - Ted Nugent is trending after making some controversial remarks 14. ryan seacrest - Ryan Seacrest honors media icon Dick Clark, who passed a ...

  33. Web Trends: Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller Announce Joint Influence of Music Tour

    April 17, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Google Trends: The internet is buzzing after Tupac's Coachella performance 4. tupac 17. Coachella 18. Tupak Shakur Twitter Music Trend: 1. Selena Makes Selenators Smile NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. Jack White: How I Made 'Blunderbuss' ...

  34. Web Trends: M.I.A. Writes Music for WikiLeaks Talk Show

    April 13, 2012 4:49 PM EDT Google Trends: 4. esperanza spalding - the jazz singer and last year's Best New Artist winner performed on "The Daily Show" last night. Twitter Music Trend: None at this time. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. OK Go - White Knuckle ...

  35. Web Trends: Lil B Lectures at NYU

    April 12, 2012 4:13 PM EDT Google Trends: 6. axel rose - guns n' roses front man has penned an open letter to the rock and roll hall of tame, declining induction to the hall 15. rock and roll hall of fame Twitter Music Trend: 8. always with jonas brothers - jonas broth ...

  36. Web Trends: Big Sean's Latest Reveals

    April 11, 2012 4:37 PM EDT Google Trends: 2. lollapalooza - the line-up of the three-day Chicago musical festival was announced and interest continues to grow as more media outlets report the line-up that was being heavily rumored about for weeks. 8. big sean - a few reason ...

  37. Web Trends: Watch Jessie J's New Video "Laserlight"

    April 10, 2012 4:06 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. 1. usher-his death trended on twitter Twitter Music Trend: 1. #IWasBornThisWay - Love For Lady Gaga 2. One Direction Fever - Following the British boy band's debut on SNL people are buzzing. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1 ...

  38. Web Trends: New Video from 2 Chainz

    April 09, 2012 4:57 PM EDT Google Trends: 6. jake owen -- Country singer Jake Owen proposed to his girlfriend Lacey Buchanan, on Saturday at the Citrus Bowl at Vero Beach High (where he went to high school). Twitter Music Trend: #NameYourFavoriteRapper -- People are Tweetin ...

  39. Web Trends: Watch Jennifer Lopez's New Music Video

    April 06, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Google Trends: None at this time. Twitter Music Trend: None at this time. Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. 5000+ Artists Line Up For a Pirate Bay Promotion | TorrentFreak NPR Music Most Viewed: 1. First Listen: Alabama Shakes, 'Boys And Gir ...

  40. Web Trends: Beyonce Joins Tumblr

    April 05, 2012 4:50 PM EDT Google Trends: 15. burger king mary j bilge - Burger King pulls controversial Mary J. Blige Chicken Ad Twitter Music Trend: 2. #First20SongsOnShuffle - A twitter trend to post the first 20 songs that come up on an individual consumer's iTunes ...

  41. Web Trends: Kelly Clarkson Duets With Fellow Singers At LA Tour Stop

    April 04, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Google Trends: 
 None at this time. 
 Twitter Music Trend: 6. Justin Is Desperate - Supposedly a phrase created by Lady Gaga's fanbase "Little Monsters" about Justin Bieber tweeting about his new single t ...

  42. Web Trends: Adele Wants To Collaborate With Beyonce

    April 03, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. 13. the fray- Bad national anthem rendition Twitter Music Trend: 1. We Want Justin Shirtless Tour- #ReplaceATWSongWithSloth-"Glad Sloth Came" really lame #SELENAFOLLOWCONCEPTOFFICIAL- people want her to follow a small b ...

  43. Irving Azoff's Front Line Management Hires Ron Fair, Richard Palmese

    April 02, 2012 7:16 PM EDT Front Line Management Group announced it has signed record label executives Ron Fair and Richard Palmese to consultancy jobs. Fair, a music producer, was formerly president of both A&M and Geffen Records chairman, while Palmese was executive V ...

  44. Web Trends: Taylor Swift and Miranda Lambert Win Big at Academy of Country Music Awards

    April 02, 2012 5:11 PM EDT Google Trends: 2. acm awards 2012 - Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton hosted last night's Academy of Country Music Awards, with Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift winning big. 4. country music awards - The Academy of Country Music Awards were hel ...

  45. Web Trends: 'The Pauly D Project'

    March 30, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Google Trends: 
 9. carson daly NBC's "The Voice" host apologized for a homophobic joke he made during his radio segment regarding the JetBlue pilot meltdown. 12. earl scruggs Legendary banjo player and bluegrass singer died We ...

  46. Web Trends: Bluegrass Icon Earl Scruggs Dies at 88

    March 29, 2012 5:16 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. earl scruggs - Earl Scruggs passed away at 88 4. faith hill - There are a few reasons Faith Hill is trending. She just wrapped up a tour with husband Tim McGraw, there are images of her without makeup floating around the internet ...

  47. Web Trends: Kelly Clarkson Covers Christina Aguilera

    March 28, 2012 4:34 PM EDT Google Trends: None at this time. Twitter Music Trend: 9. Happy Birthday Lady Gaga - The pop star's supporters have been trending the phrase for her 26th birthday since this morning Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. The 2012 Hottest Women of ...

  48. Business Matters: Judge Says Live Nation Does Not Monopolize Live Music

    March 27, 2012 6:52 PM EDT Clear Channel/Live Nation Monopoly Case Nearing Dismissal An anti-competition case dating back a decade may have finally concluded with a 63-page decision that Clear Channel/Live Nation does not have a monopoly on rock concerts. On Monday the judg ...

  49. Web Trends: Bobby Brown Arrested

    March 27, 2012 5:01 PM EDT Google Trends: 1. bobby brown arrested-...self explanatory 2. tenacious d- released details about a new album, a new tour and released a new video Twitter Music Trend: 1. HappyBdayFergie-self explanatory Digg Music News/Video 24 Hours: 1. Sony Pic ...

  50. Web Trends: Listen To New Tracks from Justin Bieber, Azealia Banks, and Japandroids

    March 26, 2012 3:27 PM EDT Google Trends: 18. justin bieber boyfriend -- Justin Bieber released his new single, "Boyfriend," today. Twitter Music Trend: Boyfriend is PERFECT -- Justin Bieber fans are Tweeting their approval of his new single, "Boyfriend." ...

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