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  1. Backbeat: Julie Greenwald, Kathy Willard, Julie Swidler, Many More at Billboard's Women in Music Ceremony

    December 03, 2012 4:28 PM EST All Together Now: Billboard's 2012 Women In Music honorees, present at the ceremony on Friday (Photo: Arnold Turner) Billboard's annual Women in Music ceremony draws an incredible crowd every year, and as you can see from the photos belo ...

  2. 2012 Billboard Women In Music Index

    November 30, 2012 7:39 AM EST . Julie Greenwald Atlantic Records 2. Jody Gerson Sony/ATV Music Publishing 3. Kathy Willard Live Nation Entertainment 4. Julie Swidler Sony Music Entertainment 5. Debra Rathwell AEG Live 6. Lia Vollack Sony Pictures Entertainment 7. Melissa Lonn ...

  3. Kate McMahon

    November 28, 2012 6:57 PM EST VP/senior director of marketing, the Messina Group/AEG Live Marketing For Messina Kate McMahon, VP/senior director of marketing for the Messina Group/AEG Live, started 2012 with a bang: working on 10 sold-out George Strait dates promoted by TMG fo ...

  4. Back In Black: Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Celebrate Live Music's Comeback

    November 07, 2012 7:04 AM EST The artice below on this year's Billboard Touring Conference and Awards is from a Special Feature in the new issue of Billboard on the conference and the state of touring. You can buy this issue -- which also features a cover story on Alicia ...

  5. Billboard's 2011 Women In Music Hub

    December 02, 2011 12:45 PM EST BILLBOARD'S WOMEN IN MUSIC HONOREES INDEX: Our 2011 Top 40 Women in Music list reads like a roster of the top people in the music business who happen to be women. The range of their achievements-at labels or publishing companies, in touring o ...

  6. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Kate McMahon

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT No. 35 Kate McMahon VP of marketing, the Messina Group/AEG Website: Aeglive.com Twitter: @aeglive Kate McMahon, VP of marketing with the Messina Group/AEG, began her career with TMG marketing George Strait's 1998 tour, four subsequent George ...

  7. Meet Billboard's 2011 '30 Under 30': The Young Execs You Need to Know

    August 05, 2011 1:00 PM EDT Rising young executives who are driving our business forward take the spotlight once again in this seventh annual edition of Billboard's Power Players special feature, "30 Under 30." Exclusively on Billboard.biz, many of the honoree ...

  8. Sara Winter: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Sara Winter Director of Tour Marketing, The Messina Group/AEG Live Sara Winter, 27, has quickly climbed the ladder at the Messina Group/AEG Live since joining the company in 2006. After graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in com ...

  9. Taylor Swift Sells Out First Tour Dates In Minutes

    December 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST Venue owners coast-to-coast are cheering as the first dates for Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" tour go on sale. The country star sold out two shows at L.A.'s Staples Center in two minutes, while her June 25 stop at Gillette Stadium ...

  10. Stagecoach Snags Kid Rock, Reba, Paisley, Chesney

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kid Rock, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley and Kenny Chesney will headline the third Stagecoach Country Music Festival, to be held April 25-26 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Tickets for the event, which is produced by Goldenvoice, the Messina Gr ...

  11. Day One: Billboard Touring Conference & Awards

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event kicked off Nov. 8 The post-Katrina revival of the Gulf Coast region dominated conversations today (Nov. 8) at the third annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards at New York City's Roosevelt Hotel. Artists and venue promoters rep ...

  12. Chesney Moves 45K Tickets In 42 Minutes

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three sellouts in Atlanta, July 16-18. In a remarkable feat of ticket selling, Kenny Chesney moved 45,965 tickets to three sellouts July 16-18 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, notching a gross of $2,413,961.00. Bob Williams, president of Philips Arena ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Bowie Leads Mid-Year Touring Grosses

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie's A Reality tour was the top-grossing trek for the first half of 2004, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore. The veteran artist grossed $45.4 million from 82 shows that drew David Bowie's A Reality tour was the ...