Ticketmaster

  1. Live Nation Takes Ticketing In-House

    January 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation believes taking its ticketing operation in-house in partnership with CTS Eventim can add some $25 million annually to its operating income, according to LN CEO Michael Rapino during an investor conference call this morning. "For t ...

  2. Noorderslag Weekend Takes Shape

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sean Moriarty, president and CEO of Ticketmaster, will deliver a keynote speech at the Noorderslag Weekend music event in the Dutch city of Groningen, from Jan. 10-12. Other key speakers include Ed Bicknell, senior VP and head of music internation ...

  3. Ticketing The Hot Topic At Touring Confab

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST If there was one thing made certain during the opening day (Nov. 14) of the annual Billboard Touring Conference, it was that "the secondary market is here, and it's not going anywhere," said Chuck Lavallee, head of business developm ...

  4. Ticketmaster Parent IAC To Spin Off Five Companies

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster parent company IAC/InterActiveCorp plans to split into five publicly traded companies. The New York-based conglomerate said it would spin off its ticketing service Ticketmaster, cable shopping network HSN, vacation and time-share busi ...

  5. Judge Makes Key Ruling In Ticketmaster Suit

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Los Angeles issued a preliminary injunction against RMG Technologies to stop creating, trafficking in, or facilitating the use of computer programs that allow its clients to circumvent the protection systems on the ticketmaster. ...

  6. Hannah Montana Outcry Spurs Lawsuits

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Public outcry over the secondary market’s impact on Hannah Montana ticket sales has spurred state attorneys general in Missouri, Arkansas and Pennsylvania to take action. A week from today Ticketmaster will seek a preliminary injunction in Federal ...

  7. Beyonce Lines Up China Date

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce will perform live in China for the first time at Shanghai's Grand Stage venue on Nov. 5. Shanghai-based promoter Emma Ticketmaster today confirmed her appearance at the 9,000-capacity venue. Emma "is very proud to introduce the w ...

  8. TM Names Huxley COO For Australia, New Zealand

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based Ticketmaster has appointed Matt Huxley to COO for Australia and New Zealand. He will be based in the company's Australia headquarters in Melbourne, reporting directly to Ticketmaster president and CEO, Sean Moriarty. In his ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Live Nation Back On Track In Q2

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After posting a first-quarter loss of $45.6 million , Live Nation is getting back on track with a second-quarter income of $19.9 million on revenues of $1.04 billion in the three-month period ended June 30. While noting its escalated online presen ...

  11. Ticketmaster Acquires Software Provider Paciolan

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding equity of ticketing services and software provider Paciolan. The ticketing giant will own Paciolan in its entirety once the transaction closes. Based in Irvine, Calif., P ...

  12. Ticketmaster, iTunes, EMI Team For Aussie Project

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a first for the Australian market, Ticketmaster, iTunes and EMI are collaborating on an integrated initiative which allows fans of veteran singer-songwriter Paul Kelly to buy pre-release concert tickets and digital recordings. Consumers can buy ...

  13. Ticketmaster Grabs Stake In China's Emma Entertainment

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has bought a majority stake in Beijing- and Shanghai-based ticketing and event promotions company Emma Entertainment Holdings. Terms were not disclosed. The purchase marks the third investment Ticketmaster has made in the mainland Chi ...

  14. Ticketmaster Files Suit Against StubHub

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster, the world's largest ticketing company, has fired a major shot over the bow against online ticket seller StubHub. Ticketmaster filed a suit yesterday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Stubhub and its parent eBay, citing inten ...

  15. Ticketmaster Buys Echomusic Stake

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has clinched a deal to acquire a majority stake in echomusic, the Nashville-based entertainment marketing company specializing in branding, Web development, online advertising and sponsorship campaigns, and the digital distribution of ...

  16. Murdoch's News Ltd Buys Into Moshtix

    January 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rupert Murdoch's News Ltd. has entered the Australian entertainment ticketing sector. The media conglomerate has bought Moshtix, the country's third largest ticketing group, through its News Digital Media (NDM) affiliate for an unspecifi ...

  17. Ticketmaster Buys Stake In ILike.com

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ticketmaster has bought a 25 percent stake in music-oriented networking Web site iLike.com in a deal that seeks to generate exposure for the ticket-selling giant among independent music fans. Ticketmaster invested $13.3 million in iLike.com and si ...

  18. Survey: More Aussies Seeing Live Entertainment

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Australians are heading out in droves to see live entertainment, according to new figures issued by Melbourne-based Live Performance Australia. Australians are heading out in droves to see live entertainment, according to new figures issued by Mel ...

  19. Survey: More Aussies Seeing Live Entertainment

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Australians are heading out in droves to see live entertainment, according to new figures issued by Melbourne-based Live Performance Australia. Australians are heading out in droves to see live entertainment, according to new figures issued by Mel ...

  20. Ticketmaster Enters China

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing operations into China through an alliance with Beijing CSI Ticketing Development. The new joint venture Beijing Gehua Ticketmaster Ticketing Co. (BGTTC) Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing ...

  21. Ticketmaster Enters China

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing operations into China through an alliance with Beijing CSI Ticketing Development. The new joint venture Beijing Gehua Ticketmaster Ticketing Co. (BGTTC) Ticketmaster has expanded its global ticketing ...

  22. Fraudulent Streisand Tickets Nixed

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tickets bought with stolen credit card. More than one thousand tickets to Barbra Streisand's upcoming national concert tour that were fraudulently purchased from Ticketmaster using stolen credit card information have been invalidated, the tic ...

  23. Wembley Arena Appoints Ticketmaster

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wembley Arena, one of London's biggest indoor music venues, has appointed online ticketing giant Ticketmaster as its "preferred ticketing provider." The multi-year contract kicks in from March 1 and c Wembley Arena, one of London� ...

  24. Wembley Arena Appoints Ticketmaster

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Technology will block fake tickets. Wembley Arena, one of London's biggest indoor music venues, has appointed online ticketing giant Ticketmaster as its "preferred ticketing provider." The multi-year contract kicks in from March 1 a ...

  25. Ticketmaster, Japan Partner For U.S. Events

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal starts in December. Ticketmaster is partnering with travel company Japan Travel Bureau to give Japanese consumers access to U.S. event tickets. Starting in December, JTB will replicate and translate select Ticketmaster Web pages into Japanese ...

  26. Ticketmaster CEO To Exit

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Plans to join a start-up. Ticketmaster CEO John Pleasants will exit that post to pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity outside the company. A specific departure date is expected later this month. "I am going to a well funded start-up in a lar ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. Litigation

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Amicis file briefs in Grokster case; Ticketmaster sued over trade secrets; No end to Napster litigation; Court throws out ACNielsen suit; ASCAP sues businesses; FCC won't seek Sup This Week's Stories: Amicis Bri ...

  31. Ticketmaster Sued Over 'Trade Secrets'

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST STS: 'They stole our ideas.' Delaware-based company Ticket Innovations, doing business as Season Ticket Solutions (STS), has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Ticketmaster, citing breach of a non-disclosure agreement and misapp ...

  32. HOB Goes Cheap With Discount Tickets

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announced it would offer deep discounts on lawn seats at many CCE sheds, House Of Blues is kicking off a similar program, with $20 seats to more than 80 House o Weeks after Clear Channel Entertainment announ ...

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