Interscope will work with Live Nation to keep Madonna Inc. running.
Just ask Demi Lovato.
Live Nation CEO Irving Azoff may replace him.
"u r a jerk"
Telling people you're going to a show at Irving Plaza just got a little bit easier.
Basically, Vulture is in favor of anything that would lower service fees at concerts.
He's being accused of giving all the best seats at his concerts to his friends.
Nice try, Live Nation, but we're onto your scamming ways.
And in a barely related story, Jay Leno is not happy that tickets to his free show in Detroit have landed on eBay.
Responding to outrage from everyone in the world, the Justice Department is investigating the proposed merger between the two universally hated companies.
We've always thought there was an unspoken connection between the Boss and Pearl Jam.
Because the world's largest ticket seller and the world's largest event promoter clearly don't have enough of a monopolistic stranglehold on their respective industries.
Weirdly, U2 have agreed to take their advance in Live Nation stock (currently trading at about $11 per share, down from a high of nearly $25 last February).
Major-label competitor Live Nation is considering outsourcing their distribution to … major labels!
The kings of red-state radio rock sign a $70 million deal.
Plus: Josh Hartnett on the West End, and Young Jeezy in the movies.
Jay-Z is close to a deal with Live Nation that would make him $150 million richer and Live Nation $150 million broker.
Plus industry news on Jaime Pressly, Shekhar Kapur, Jennifer Aniston, and U2.
U2 is reportedly in talks with concert promoter Live Nation over a deal similar to the one Madonna signed last year, which would cover albums, DVDs, touring, merchandise, licensing, and various other Edge-related income streams.
Plus industry news on Will Smith, Michael Mann, and Captain Kirk.