Nielsen Ranks #7 Most-Visited Music Site


Last month, the number of unique monthly visitors to increased 61%* over June 2008.

"With we set out to create a better place for millions of music fans to buy concert tickets and connect with artists," said Michael Rapino, Live Nation President and Chief Executive Officer. "Being recognized by Nielsen as a top-10 music site further validates our strategy of building an integrated artist-to-fan distribution platform and making the web a central part of the concert experience."

  --  Live Nation has sold approximately 7.6 million fee bearing tickets via
      its global and LiveNation.xx ticketing platforms since
      the January 2009 launch.
  --  Web site conversion rate at is more than twice the
      average of the top 100 e-commerce companies.
  -- and LiveNation.xx are international and have global
      scope - in 17 markets globally and in 12 languages.

  --  Through June 30, 2009, monthly unique visitors to have
      increased 52%* over the first six months of 2008.

*Traffic increases based on internal tracking of visitors to and [?] web properties.


Live Nation’s mission is to maximize the live concert experience. Our core business is producing, marketing and selling live concerts for artists via our global concert pipe. Live Nation is the largest producer of live concerts in the world, annually producing over 22,000 concerts for 1,600 artists in 33 countries. During 2008, the company sold over 50 million concert tickets and drove over 70 million unique visitors to Live Nation is transforming the concert business by expanding its concert platform into ticketing and building the industry’s first artist-to-fan vertically integrated concert platform. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol LYV. For additional information about the company, please visit

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SOURCE: Live Nation

CONTACT: Rachel Carr of Dan Klores Communications, +1-212-981-5253,
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