MoviePass Explores Reintroducing Unlimited Plan as It Tries a Relaunch

MoviePass Explores Reintroducing Unlimited Plan as It Tries a Relaunch

Courtesy of Variety: Think of it as MoviePass 2.0. The beleaguered ticketing service is trying to shake off its troubled image as a subscription company in a perpetual state of chaos and near collapse with a new marketing campaign and a fresh array of offerings that are being rolled out this month. The campaign, which includes print ads and a billboard […]

U2 Dominates StubHub’s Most In-Demand Summer Concerts List

U2 Dominates StubHub’s Most In-Demand Summer Concerts List

Courtesy of Variety: StubHub has updated the data for its preview of the most in-demand music acts of the summer, which was initially released before Memorial Day. U2’s “Joshua Tree” 30th anniversary show remains at the top, replacing last year’s leader Adele. While established acts like Tom Petty, Metallica and Lady Gaga are well represented, newer […]

Jay Z and Live Nation Sign 10-Year, $200 Million Deal

Jay Z and Live Nation Sign 10-Year, $200 Million Deal

Courtesy of Variety: Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and Live Nation announced an exclusive 10-year touring partnership. The agreement continues the MC’s longstanding partnership with the world’s biggest live-entertainment company. The deal includes worldwide touring and will see Live Nation producing and promoting Jay Z concert events. A source tells Variety the deal is worth $200 million. […]

Live Nation Leads the Charge in Concert Business’ Booming Revenue

Live Nation Leads the Charge in Concert Business’ Booming Revenue

Courtesy of Variety: Live entertainment’s continued surge as the powerhouse driving music-industry economics is underscored by one remarkable fact: Analysts expect the revenue generated in 2016 by category leader Live Nation — pegged to hit $8.5 billion — to exceed the combined revenue generated by the top two record companies, Universal and Sony, during the same […]