Billboard and Ticketmaster have teamed to offer visitors direct access to thousands of live music events across all genres of music. Links to ticket sales are now available on all chart and artist pages throughout, and ticketing options include direct sale options through Ticketmaster and TicketsNow, Ticketmaster's on-line resale domain, in the United States.

"Billboard is uniquely qualified to provide consumers with credible chart data, authoritative music analysis and access to both popular and up-and-coming artists," said Howard Appelbaum, publisher, Billboard. "By aligning with Ticketmaster we hope to greatly enhance the music experience for the audience, for they are now given the opportunity to enjoy their favorite artists online as well as in person via an incredible inventory of tickets to live music events available through both the primary and resale channels."

"Our partnership with Billboard creates the ideal, fan-friendly web environment from music discovery through to the live experience," said Eric Korman, president of Ticketmaster. "Ticketmaster will provide seamless, on-line access to live entertainment events for the eager and dedicated audience at"