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CMN tie up Anthony in $160m deal

UNITED STATES
June 1, 2018

Singer Marc Anthony has signed a $160 million contract with his long-time concert promoter Cardenas Marketing Network (CMN) in Miami, Florida, the largest producer of Latin music concerts in the United States. The multi-tour deal includes guaranteed income and performance bonuses. CMN will serve as Anthony‘s exclusive concert promoter throughout…

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Rapino tips pay scales

UNITED STATES
June 1, 2018

Live Nation President and CEO Michael Rapino was the third highest paid CEO in the United States in 2017 with $70.6 million in earnings, according to the Equilar 200 Highest Paid CEO Rankings that are conducted annually for The New York Times. The survey was limited to publicly traded companies with…

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Ticketfly taken offline after hack

UNITED STATES
May 31, 2018

Ticketfly has been hacked, and the San Francisco-based ticketing company temporarily taken offline in what has been described as a “cyber incident”. Various attempts to access the web site resulted in this message – “All Ticketfly and related systems are temporarily offline. Please check back for updates”. A Ticketfly spokesman…

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Viagogo continues to flout advertising law

UNITED KINGDOM
May 30, 2018

RESALE SITE Viagogo has been referred to National Trading Standards (NTS) by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after failing to meet a deadline to improve the transparency of its ticket pricing. The Switzerland-based secondary platform had been given until 29 May to clean-up its act regarding deceptive pricing information that…

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