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  1. Are Artists Demanding Too Much Money To Play? U.K. Industry Discusses at Music 4.5 Event

    December 20, 2011 9:00 AM EST Things got a bit heated at a music industry conference on social media and touring entitled "Social Live Music Industry: Where Is the Money?" Organized by U.K.-based European music and technology events-and-networking specialist 2Pears, ...

  2. StubHub Preps U.K. Launch

    September 16, 2011 8:23 AM EDT Secondary ticket site StubHub is to launch in the United Kingdom, according to reports. The Ebay-owned company is due to launch in the fourth quarter of 2011 and has been recruiting staff in Dublin ahead of its U.K. bow, claims The Financial Times ...

  3. Business Matters: Terra Firma Close to Losing EMI, Reports Say

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. TERRA FIRMA COULD LOSE EMI BY CHRISTMAS -- Reports out of the U.K. claim Terra Firma could lose EMI by Christmas. The paper said Terra Firma chief Guy Hands has told investors to expect the worst ...

  4. HMV, Orange Partner On Mobile Gaming

    March 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. entertainment retailer HMV is adding mobile gaming to its increasingly diverse business set-up. In the past 14 months HMV - which has become dominant in that market following the demise of music retail rivals Zavvi and Woolworths - has taken ...

  5. HMV, Seatwave Partner In U.K.

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT HMV, the U.K.'s market-leading entertainment retailer, has partnered with London-based secondary ticket service Seatwave to open the first in a planned series of in-store ticket exchanges throughout the United Kingdom. HMV's London Troca ...

  6. LN/Ticketmaster Facing U.K. Competition Hurdle

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While the provisional report from the U.K. Competition Commission has dealt a blow to the Live Nation and Ticketmaster Entertainment merger, it appears to be a uniquely British problem according to a competition lawyer. On Oct. 8, the U.K.'s ...

  7. In The City Unveils Digital Forum, Showcase Partners

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Manchester's 2009 In the City (ITC) music conference has added Anthony Volodkin, founder of the Hype Machine blog, and secondary ticket service Seatwave's CEO Joe Cohen to its list of speakers. The conference runs Oct. 18 to Oct. 20. The ...

  8. Seatwave Gains Fourth Round Funding

    June 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Online ticket exchange Seatwave has received $17 million of fourth round (series D) funding, led by venture capitalist firm Accel Partners. As part of the investment, Accel partner Sonali De Rycker, who helped found Seatwave while at Atlas Venture ...

  9. Seatwave Tops European Digital Growth List

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Fan-to-fan ticket exchange Seatwave has won the fastest growing company and best management categories at the 2009 Media Momentum Awards. The announcement in London coincided with the release of the 2009 Media Momentum Top 50 league table, which r ...

  10. Seatwave Reports Growth In Sales

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Secondary ticketing service Seatwave says its gross European ticket sales increased by 325% in quantity for the full year 2008 compared with 2007. In-house data also confirmed a 232% increase in quantity from Q4 2007 to Q4 2008 across Europe and a ...

  11. Seatwave Partners With U.K.'s Grand Union Mgmt.

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT London-based fan-to-fan ticket exchange Seatwave has partnered with Grand Union Management to become the official concert ticket re-seller for all current and future artists represented by the U.K.-based music management company. Under the new dea ...

  12. Row Brews Over Madonna's 'Sticky' Ticketing

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Resale Rights Society (RSS), the live music lobbying organization, has hit out at the "mounting chaos" over ticketing for Madonna's stadium shows in the U.K. Madonna became one of the first major artists to engage with the secon ...

  13. U.K. Secondary Ticketing Body Welcomes RRS

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The U.K.'s Association of Secondary Ticket Agents has thrown its support behind the creation of the Resale Rights Society, a new U.K.-based body unveiled this week with an aspiration to regulate the secondary market for live music tickets. &q ...

  14. U.K.'s RRS Goes In To Tackle Secondary Ticketing

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former Island Records U.K. managing director Marc Marot has emerged at the helm of an ambitious organization which has been established to license the secondary market for live music tickets in the United Kingdom. An initiative of the Music Manage ...