Jim Carroll

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Ticketmaster and Live Nation to start dating?

Loads of rumours, informed speculation and leaks going round that ticket-selling giant Ticketmaster and live music behemoth Live Nation are in advanced merger talks. Per Reuters, “if the deal goes ahead, the marriage of the world’s biggest concert promoter and …

Wed, Feb 4, 2009, 09:04

   

Loads of rumours, informed speculation and leaks going round that ticket-selling giant Ticketmaster and live music behemoth Live Nation are in advanced merger talks.

Per Reuters, “if the deal goes ahead, the marriage of the world’s biggest concert promoter and the leading ticketing and artist-management company will create a dominant force in the industry with ties to more than 200 artists such as the Eagles, U2, Miley Cyrus, Christina Aguilera, Madonna and Jay-Z”.

All of which begs the question: what’s the current status of the long mooted Live Nation/MCD love-in?

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