1. Morning Fix: Prince and His Scary Masters; Pandora CFO Talks Q1; Music Wants a Slice of the Upfront Pie

    April 28, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE PRINCE GETS MASTERS BACK, WHICH LABELS SAY 'SCARES US SILLY' The April 18 announcement that Prince had re-signed with his first label, Warner Bros. Records, where he had resided from 1978 ...

  2. AEG Live, Royal Parks Ink Summer Concert Deal in London's Hyde Park

    November 05, 2012 5:12 PM EST AEG Live and the Royal Parks have announced a five-year deal to produce six summer concerts each year at London's Hyde Park, beginning in 2013. Further details about the events are forthcoming. Register today for the Billboard Touring Confere ...

  3. AEG Live Boss Fears U.K. Sales Tax Hike

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rob Hallett, AEG Live president of international touring , has voiced his concerns about the potential impact that a rise in V.A.T. (sales tax) in the U.K. will have on the live music business. V.A.T. (Value Added Tax), applied to goods and servic ...

  4. Bon Jovi Kicks Off O2 Residency

    June 08, 2010 7:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bon Jovi has launched its London O2 Arena residency - returning to the venue they officially launched three years ago. Rob Hallett, AEG Live president of international touring, is predicting that tickets sales for the band's current tour will e ...

  5. Bon Jovi Kicks Off O2 Residency

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi has launched its London O2 Arena residency - returning to the venue they officially launched three years ago. Rob Hallett, AEG Live president of international touring , is predicting that tickets sales for the band's current tour wil ...

  6. Bon Jovi Adds London O2 Arena Dates With Kid Rock

    February 08, 2010 9:04 AM EST 0 0 0 B on Jovi has added two more dates to its June 2010 residency at the London O2 Arena. Kid Rock has signed up as support act for the additional June 25 and June 26 shows at the venue. The AEG Live-promoted residency currently runs to 13 dates between ...

  7. Bon Jovi To Play O2 Arena Residency

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi has signed up to a summer residency at London's O2 Arena venue starting next June. The run of shows is part of the band's Circle Tour, named after their new set, out via Mercury on Nov. 2 in the U.K. The actual dates at the O2 A ...

  8. Michael Jackson Says London Concerts To Be 'Final Curtain Call'

    March 05, 2009 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Michael Jackson has confirmed his July residency at London's O2 arena during a press conference at the venue, describing it as the "final curtain call." Hundreds of screaming fans turned up for the announcement, as well as members of ...

  9. Cohen Sings With Promoter At London Finale

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Leonard Cohen wrapped up four major dates in London with a three-hour set at the Royal Albert Hall. The veteran Canadian singer songwriter has played two 18,000-capacity dates at the O2 arena (Nov 13 and 14) and two more at the 5,200-capacity Roya ...

  10. AEG Launches Swedish Arm

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Concert-promotion giant AEG Live has opened an office in Stockholm to cover Sweden's live-music sector. The new unit, AEG Live Sweden, is headed by managing director David Maloney, reporting to London-based AEG Live Europe managing director R ...

  11. U.K. Vet Hallett Joins AEG Live

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Promoter moves from Mean Fiddler. Veteran U.K. promoter Rob Hallett has been named senior VP of international for AEG Live, Billboard.biz has learned. Hallett joins AEG Live from the Mean Fiddler Group, where he was head of music and board directo ...