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  1. Future of Music Coalition's Artist Revenue Study @MIDEM: Fan-Funding, Grants Outweigh Merch, Sponsorship

    January 31, 2012 2:02 PM EST The first results of the Future of Music Coalition's Artist Revenue Stream project http://futureofmusic.org/article/research/artist-revenue-streams show the average musician gets more from fans and grants than merchandise and corporate sponso ...

  2. @SXSW: The Keys To Building and Monetizing Fanbases

    March 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Building and monetizing fanbases can be done with simple tools and by thinking like a fan, said documentary filmmaker Gary Hustwit at the SXSW panel, “Friends, Fans and Followers.” The panel was moderated by Scott Kirsner of the blog CinemaTech . ...

  3. Faith Hill Signs With Red Light

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Faith Hill has signed with Red Light Management, joining her husband Tim McGraw at the Charlottesville, Va., based management company founded by Coran Capshaw (Dave Matthews Band, Phish). Red Light president Will Botwin will join Capshaw in overse ...

  4. Tim McGraw Signs With Red Light For Management

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coran Capshaw has signed country star Tim McGraw to his Red Light Management artist roster. McGraw will be joining Dave Matthews Band and Phish as Capshaw's primary focus. The Curb recording artist had been managed by Scott Siman at Nashville ...

  5. UltraStar Names Sloane Senior Client Manager

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fan club management and marketing service UltraStar Entertainment, a division of Live Nation Artists, has appointed Michael Sloane to senior client manager for the company's Nashville office. He will report to Matt Blum, director of client re ...

  6. Fan Clubs Help Die-Hards Get Up Close And Personal

    January 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Establishing a solid connection with fans is essential for acts looking to build and maintain a lasting career, especially on the road. To engage new and existing concertgoers, many artists have tapped into subscription-based fan clubs, which offe ...

  7. Live Nation Presses Button On Iglesias Fan Site

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation's Artist Nation division has launched EnriqueFanClub.com, a new fan Web site for Interscope recording artist Enrique Iglesias. In addition to news, interviews, tour information, behind-the-scenes footage and photos, fan club membe ...

  8. Ticketmaster, Live Nation Deal Unlikely To Be Renewed

    August 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's unlikely Ticketmaster's ticketing relationship with Live Nation will be renewed when it expires at the end of next year, based on an internal Ticketmaster memo obtained by Billboard.biz. The memo states, in part, "While it has ...

  9. Live Nation Posts Q1 Loss

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation today (May 10) announced a first-quarter loss of $45.6 million, or 69 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $584.2 million, versus a profit of $5.3 million, or 2 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $516.6 million, during the same ...

  10. Live Nation Revs Top 1 Billion In Q4

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and venue operator, revealed today (March 1) 2006 fourth-quarter revenues of $1.05 billion, an increase of $299.7 million, or 39.8%, compared to the fourth-quarter of 2005. Adjusted earnings before in ...

  11. Live Nation Acquires Musictoday

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Firm founded by Coran Capshaw. Live Nation has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Musictoday, a Charlottesville, Va.-based Web services and e-commerce firm founded by Dave Matthews Band manager Coran Capshaw. Key Musictoday staffers, including ...