Viagogo

  1. SFX and Viagogo Sign Five-Year, $75 Million Global Sponsorship Deal

    June 20, 2014 5:16 PM EDT EDM conglomerate SFX Entertainment has signed a five-year, $75 million international sponsorship deal with ticket reseller Viagogo. Under the new deal, Viagogo becomes the authorized source for resale tickets for all of SFX’s festivals and events ...

  2. Madonna Announces 2012 World Tour Dates -- Her Biggest Tour Yet

    February 07, 2012 3:00 AM EST Fresh of her halftime performance at Super Bowl XLVI (which was viewed by 114 million people) comes details of the Madonna 2012 World Tour. The trek will begin May 29 in Tel Aviv, Israel, and will be her most extensive tour ever in terms of number ...

  3. Business Matters: DOJ, Canadian Copyright Bill, eBay, UMG and more

    June 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The Department of Justice is keeping an eye on Live Nation , the New York Post reported on Thursday. The agency has contacted several independent music companies, according to the report, to see if they have felt any negative effects of the Tic ...

  4. U.K. Govt Won't Regulate Secondary Tickets

    February 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST The U.K. government has decided against introducing regulation for the secondary ticket market, following a consultation on ticketing and scalping. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport decided that legislation could add greater burdens for ...

  5. Viagogo Refunds Jackson Fans

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Viagogo, the official secondary ticket partner for the Michael Jackson O2 arena shows in London, has begun the process of refunding fans who paid for tickets via the online platform. It is understood that tens of thousands of tickets were sold on ...

  6. AEG Facing $85 Million-Plus Jackson Ticket Refund

    June 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The O2 Arena in London has informed Michael Jackson fans that details of how to obtain refunds will be revealed "in due course," while president and CEO of AEG Live Randy Phillips paid tribute to the singer. Billboard.biz understands AEG ...

  7. Radiohead, Monkeys, Kings To Headline Reading/Leeds

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead, Arctic Monkeys and Kings of Leon have been confirmed as the headline acts at the U.K.'s twinned Reading and Leeds Festivals. The festivals will held at Little Johns Farm, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds, over England’s August Bank ...

  8. Michael Jackson Sells Out 50 O2 Arena Shows

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Tickets for Michael Jackson's run of 50 O2 Arena shows in London sold out in hours today (March 13) after the general sale opened to the public. Promoters AEG Live and Ticketmaster said in a statement that a total of 750,000 tickets have now ...

  9. Jackson Run At 50, Secondary Market Causes Issues

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Five new shows have been added to Michael Jackson's London run, bringing the total to 50, according to Randy Phillips, CEO of AEG Live, promoter of the shows. "We stopped it at 45 in the pre-sale to save shows for the public on sale, whi ...

  10. Jackson Confirms O2 Dates

    March 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has confirmed the dates for his London residency at the O2 Arena in July as fans await to see whether they will be among the first to have the opportunity to buy tickets. After announcing the 10-date run and the opening July 8 show ...

  11. Viagogo Secures $15m Extra Funding

    February 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Viagogo, the secondary-ticketing company, has clinched $15 million in new investment from two retired sports superstars at the same time as it has extended its current ticketing deal with Madonna. The $15 million is from Stefanie Graf Ventures and ...

  12. Viagogo Strikes Lloyd-Webber VIP Ticket Deal

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST European secondary-ticketing operator Viagogo has been appointed the official premium ticketing partner of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group (RUG), the international theatre/entertainment production company. The deal, which Billboard. ...

  13. U.K. Debate Simmers On Secondary Ticketing

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Heated debate during a conference in central London last night (March 18) illustrated that dialog on regulating the U.K. secondary-ticketing sector will continue to simmer for the forseeable future. Emotions ran high at "Ticket Touting: Going ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Live Nation Firm Tests Secondary Ticketing Waters

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K.-based secondary ticketing agency Viagogo has extended its reach in the live music business via a ground-breaking deal with Live Nation-owned Dutch promoter Mojo Concerts. Currently, Viagogo enables fans who want to sell tickets for sold-out e ...

  17. Viagogo Strikes Exclusive Gabriel Ticket Auction Agreement

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Viagogo, the pan-European online secondary-ticketing service, has clinched an exclusive deal to auction ticket packages for Peter Gabriel's current tour. The auction will benefit a new charity the artist is backing, details for which will be ...

  18. Warner Signs Secondary Ticket Deal With Viagogo

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group Corp. has signed a deal with ticket reseller Viagogo as the two groups look to benefit from the strong demand for live music. Viagogo, which already has ticketing deals with soccer clubs Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Chel ...

  19. Online Ticket Exchange To Viagogo In Europe

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Viagogo, a new European online ticket-exchange venture designed to bypass scalpers, officially launched today (Aug. 18) in the United Kingdom. Viagogo, a new European online ticket-exchange venture designed to bypass scalpers, officially launched ...

  20. Online Ticket Exchange To Viagogo In Europe

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Web site allows fans to exchange tickets. Viagogo, a new European online ticket-exchange venture designed to bypass scalpers, officially launched today (Aug. 18) in the United Kingdom. The brainchild of CEO Eric Baker, co-founder of the U.S.-based ...