1. Olympics Picks: Five Ways the Music Business Can Win Gold at the London Games

    June 14, 2012 8:30 PM EDT 0 0 A global TV audience of 4.7 billion people - approximately 70% of the world's population - watched the 2008 Beijing Olympics, according to Nielsen. This year's Summer Games in London, which run July 27-Aug. 12 (followed by the Paralympic Gam ...

  2. Promoters Clash Over Rival Rock Fests

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST The launch of a new global touring festival, Sonisphere, headlined by Metallica, has provoked a war of words between promoter Stuart Galbraith and his former employer Live Nation U.K., which operates the rival Download festival. Sonisphere was unv ...

  3. Live Nation Promotes Probyn

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Live Nation has promoted John Probyn to COO of U.K. Music. He was previously U.K. festival director and will continue to oversee Hard Rock Calling and O2 Wireless Festival in Hyde Park as well as Download at Donington. In his new role, Probyn will als ...

  4. Fatboy Slim Headlines Reshaped O2 Wireless Fest

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has restructured its O2 Wireless Festival in the U.K. DJ Fatboy Slim will headline the July 6-8 festival, which will take place only at London's Hyde Park after the city of Leeds was dropped from the line-up. Harewood House, Leeds ...