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  1. Update: CCE Spinco To Operate As Live Nation

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST CCE Spinco, the live entertainment division of Clear Channel Communications set to be spun off Dec. 22, will begin its new life under the Live Nation banner. CCE Spinco, the live entertainment division of Clear Channel Communications set to be spu ...

  2. CAA Ups Music Agents

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Essig, Huie and Rose expand responsibilities. Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has given new responsibilities to three well-known music department agents, effective immediately. Rod Essig and John Huie will now oversee the company's Nashville of ...

  3. On The Road

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Rapino, president/CEO of Clear Channel Entertainment, addressed the upcoming spinoff from Clear Channel Communications for the first time at the Billboard Touring Conference and Awards. Read R Michael Rapino, president/CEO of Clear Channel ...

  4. Clear Channel Spinoff To Be Completed By Year End

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapino discussed Spinco plans at Roadwork '05. The upcoming spinoff of Clear Channel Entertainment, now operating as CCE Spinco, will be completed by the end of the year according to CCE Spinco president/CEO Michael Rapino. Rapino addressed t ...

  5. Sources: John Mayer Signs With William Morris

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter departs CAA. Sources report that John Mayer has signed an exclusive booking agreement with the William Morris Agency. The singer/songwriter/guitarist had previously been repped by Creative Artists Agency. There is no word yet on ...

  6. Wed Update: Billboard Road Work Touring Conf

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie vs. corporate promoter debated. The benefits of using an independent versus a corporate promoter for major tours were heavily debated at this afternoon's (Oct. 26) "Change My Way of Thinkin'" panel at the Billboard Roadwo ...

  7. Clear Channel Layoffs Expected

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reports that Clear Channel Entertainment will lay off more than 200 people in preparation of its forthcoming spinoff from parent Clear Channel Communications are exagerrated, a source inside the conce Reports that Clear Channel Entertainment will ...

  8. Rapino Named CEO Of CCE Spinco

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT He replaces CCE CEO Randall Mays. First tipped here, Michael Rapino has been named CEO of CCE Spinco. The newly-created Clear Channel Entertainment entity will be renamed when it spins off from parent company Clear Channel Communications later thi ...

  9. Bill Graham Presents Splits In Two

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chuck Morris will focus on Colorado, Utah, Wyoming. Promoter Bill Graham Presents has become two promotion firms -- Bill Graham Presents and Chuck Morris Presents -- within the Clear Channel Music Group. Chuck Morris originally founded CMP in Denv ...

  10. Clear Channel To Spin Off Concerts Division

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a surprising move, Clear Channel Communications has announced that it will spin off 100% of Clear Channel Entertainment, the radio giant's live concert division it purchased as SFX in 2000 for $4.5 NASHVILLE -- In a surprising move, Clear ...

  11. Clear Channel To Spin-Off Concerts Division

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becker to exit CCE; joint-venture in the works. In a surprising move, Clear Channel Communications has announced that it will spin-off 100% of Clear Channel Entertainment, the radio giant's live concert division it purchased as SFX in 2000 fo ...

  12. Former Clear Channel Exec Launches Live 360

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT May 8 debut show features Good Charlotte/Simple Plan. Former Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) president/co-CEO Dave Lucas will debut Live 360, his new concert promotion company, on May 8 with a Good Charlotte/Simple Plan show at the Pepsi Coliseu ...

  13. Ticketmaster Buys Out Aussie Service

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has agreed to buy out Australian entertainment and sports ticketing network Ticketmaster 7. The ticketing giant said April 6 it has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 49.99% sh MELBOURNE -- Ticketmaster has agreed to buy ou ...

  14. Ticketmaster Buys Out Aussie Service

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has agreed to buy-out Australian entertainment and sport ticketing network Ticketmaster 7. It said yesterday (April 6) it has reached agreement to acquire the remaining 49.99% share in th Ticketmaster has agreed to buy out Australian ...

  15. Ticketmaster Buys Out Aussie Service

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has agreed to buy-out Australian entertainment and sport ticketing network Ticketmaster 7. It said yesterday (April 6) it has reached agreement to acquire the remaining 49.99% share in th Ticketmaster has agreed to buy out Australian ...

  16. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  17. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  18. Magid In Talks To Re-Up With CCE

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ending speculation about his future with Clear Channel Entertainment, veteran Philadelphia promoter Larry Magid is in final negotiations for a new long-term contract with the company. Ending speculation about his future with Clear Channel Entertai ...

  19. HOB Concerts Sale Heating Up

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sources: AEG Live, SMG are lead contenders. A deal to purchase House of Blues Concerts is on the fast-track, with bids coming in from several high-profile parties, sources say. Among those conducting due diligence and putting together bids are Cle ...

  20. N.A. Touring Biz Flat In 2004

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST The North American concert business rallied from a dismal summer to post a tiny increase of 0.2% for the year, according to Billboard Boxscore. Total grosses for 2004 were $2.22 billion. The North American concert business rallied from a dismal su ...

  21. HOB's Wojas Joins Viejas

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST John Wojas, formerly VP for House of Blues Concerts in San Diego, has joined Viejas Entertainment, based in nearby La Mesa, Calif., in a move that could heat up the promoter competition in the market. John Wojas, formerly VP for House of Blues Con ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Touring Execs, Promoters Stress Cooperation

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Randy Phillips, president/CEO of AEG Live, called upon the touring industry to come together and make the business stronger today (Nov. 9) at the Billboard Backstage Pass Conference in New York. Randy Phillips, president/CEO of AEG Live, called up ...

  24. Testimony Continues in Disney Shareholders' Suit

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by shareholders against the Walt Disney Co. over the hiring of former president Michael Ovitz. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The trial continues in the suit brought seven years ago by sharehold ...

  25. CCE Buys Sensible Events

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bolstering its European operations through the acquisition of Andrew Zweck's event management firm Sensible Events for an undisclosed sum. Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bolstering its European opera ...

  26. Clear Channel Restructuring Promotion Arm

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a major restructuring of its music division, Clear Channel Entertainment will resurrect some of the most well-known promoter names in concert history, Billboard.biz has learned. Also part of the re In a major restructuring of its music division ...

  27. CCE Confirms Executive Restructuring

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000581731">As first tipped here last month</A>, Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has implemented executive c As first tipped here las ...

  28. CCE Confirms Executive Restructuring

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000581731">As first tipped here last month</A>, Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has implemented executive c As first tipped here las ...

  29. Changes Afoot Atop CCE's Music Division?

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although the situation appears to be fluid, sources say changes are imminent atop the concert division of Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE), the world's largest promoter and venue operator. Although the situation appears to be fluid, sources ...

  30. CCE Bullish On 'Branding'

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has created a new division geared toward producing live events and related broadcast properties for corporate America. Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has created a new division geared toward producing live even ...

  31. CCEE Creates 2 Exec Posts

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment Europe (CCEE) has created two key new executive roles. Clear Channel Entertainment Europe (CCEE) has created two key new executive roles. Jenni Cairns has been appointed marketing director of CCE's U.K. Music divis ...

  32. AEG Live Snags HOB's Vallon

    April 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former House of Blues (HOB) senior VP Larry Vallon is the latest high-profile concert business executive to join AEG Live in Los Angeles. Vallon has been named AEG Live's senior VP of national booking Former House of Blues (HOB) senior VP Lar ...

  33. Brauner, Tirado Join CAA In New York

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Creative Artists Agency's music division now has a New York presence. Joe Brauner and Mario Tirado, both most recently of Monterey Peninsula Artists in the city, have shifted to CAA as agents. They br Creative Artists Agency's music divi ...

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