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  1. Gwen Stefani, No Doubt Sign With Irving Azoff: Exclusive

    June 11, 2014 12:03 PM EDT In his second major move of the week, Irving Azoff has signed Gwen Stefani and No Doubt for management, Billboard has learned. On Tuesday it was announced that Azoff MSG Entertainment (AMSGE) -- the joint venture between Azoff Music Management ...

  2. Azoff MSG Entertainment to Buy Half of Live Comedy Buyer Levity Entertainment

    June 10, 2014 7:16 PM EDT As expected, Azoff MSG Entertainment (AMSGE) -- the joint venture between Azoff Music Management and the Madison Square Garden Company -- will announce today the acquisition of a 50 percent stake in Levity Entertainment Group (LEG).  Related Artic ...

  3. Azoff's AMSGE Continues Acquisitive Streak, Buys 50% Stake in Burns

    April 09, 2014 9:30 AM EDT The latest acquisition by Azoff MSG Entertainment (AMSGE), the joint venture between Azoff Music Management and the Madison Square Garden Company, sheds further light on CEO Irving Azoff’s master plan as the multifaceted firm continues to beef up ...

  4. Confirmed: Fuse Will Go to J. Lo's NUVOtv Parent Company SiTV

    April 04, 2014 10:31 AM EDT An earlier report that SiTV Media, parent company to the NUVOtv channel that Jennifer Lopez is chief creative officer of and retains a minority stake in, has acquired the Fuse Network has been confirmed. The Madison Square Garden Company announced ...

  5. Jennifer Lopez Bests Ex Sean Combs in Bid for Fuse (Updated)

    April 03, 2014 9:36 PM EDT UPDATED: It was confirmed that NuvoTV, the channel Jennifer Lopez retains a minority stake in and is chief creative officer of, has reached an agreement  to buy Fuse TV from Madison Square Garden Co offering a reported $226 million and a 15 perce ...

  6. Azoff MSG Entertainment Acquires 50% of Marketing Agency Pop2Life

    March 10, 2014 4:11 PM EDT Azoff MSG Entertainment (AMSGE), the joint venture between manager Irving Azoff and the Madison Square Garden Company, has acquired a 50% stake in experiential marketing agency Pop2Life (P2L). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Earlie ...

  7. MSG Names Tad Smith President/CEO, Hank Ratner Vice Chairman

    March 03, 2014 2:52 PM EST The Madison Square Garden Company has announced that former Cablevision executive Tad Smith will succeed Hank Ratner as president/CEO of MSG. Ratner is now vice chairman and joins the company’s board of directors.   Smith, who spent five years wit ...

  8. Billy Joel Sets Madison Square Garden Residency

    December 03, 2013 1:35 PM EST Billy Joel is moving in. The legendary singer-songwriter announced Tuesday that he'll take up a residency at his beloved Madison Square Garden in New York City -- but he has one condition. Joel says he'll play once a month at the famed v ...

  9. How Newer Acts Like Ed Sheeran, Passion Pit, Weeknd Are Selling-Out Top Venues

    October 29, 2013 5:49 PM EDT In just two years, English singer Ed Sheeran has gone from the small stage to the big league. The 22-year-old earned a gold album with his 2011 debut, "+," and his Top 20 hit, "The A Team," was nominated for song of the year ...

  10. Irving Azoff and Madison Square Garden Co. Announce $300 Million Joint Venture

    September 04, 2013 6:01 PM EDT The Madison Square Garden Company and Irving Azoff 's Azoff Music Management have announced the founding of Azoff MSG Entertainment, a jointly owned company in a $300 million deal that will expand on AMM's artist representation busi ...

  11. NEC Gets Nod for Nassau Coliseum Project (Updated)

    August 15, 2013 2:26 PM EDT After a hotly contested bidding war for the redevelopment of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, New York, Nassau Entertainment Committee (NEC), led by the Forest City Ratner group, was selected by Nassau County Executive Ed Ma ...

  12. Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West, The Who, Billy Joel Announced For '12.12.12.' Concert For Sandy Relief

    November 15, 2012 1:03 PM EST Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, The Who and Billy Joel are among the artists set to perform at the "12.12.12." Concert for Sandy Relief, scheduled for Dec. 12. Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Alicia Keys and Jon Bon ...

  13. MSG's Profits More Than Triple in Q4, MSG Entertainment Lags

    August 24, 2012 9:35 AM EDT The Madison Square Garden Company reported growing profits and rising revenue that easily surpassed analyst expectations in the fourth quarter. The company said its net income for the quarter grew 245 percent from the previous year to $28.6 millio ...

  14. Business Matters: Why Spotify Shouldn't Worry About Turning A Profit Right Now

    August 29, 2011 10:31 PM EDT Why Spotify Shouldn't Worry About Turning A Profit Right Now -- Did Spotify make a profit in 2010? It's a nice question, but ultimately one that doesn't matter much. The company is growing quickly and it no doubt has enough capital ...

  15. James Dolan, Cablevision President and CEO, Joins Live Nation Board

    July 01, 2011 8:32 AM EDT James Dolan, president and chief executive officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation was elected to the Live Nation board of directors on Tuesday, according to documents filed with the SEC Thursday. The addition adds substantial media heft to the ...