TicketsNow March Entertainment Index Details Resale Trends to Reveal the Month’s Most Popular Live Entertainment Events

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Spring has sprung! Fans of live entertainment are shaking off the winter blues and heading out to arenas, stadiums, and ballparks across the country. Last month on TicketsNow, Ticketmaster’s resale marketplace, basketball fans were flocking to the final games of the regular season, making the LA Lakers, Miami Heat, and New York Knicks the most popular events in the sports category. In music, pop icon Madonna and newcomers One Direction led the TicketsNow Entertainment Index concert category. While in theater, comedians Daniel Tosh and Kevin Hart found themselves in good company with two Broadway smash-hits and one sensational Cirque show.

Following are the category leaders according to the TicketsNow Entertainment Index for March 2012:

Top Events Overall for March 2012

1.     Los Angeles Lakers

2.     Madonna

3.     Miami Heat

4.     New York Knicks

5.     One Direction

6.     The Book of Mormon

7.     Sony Ericsson Open

8.     WWE – World Wrestling Entertainment

9.     New York Rangers

10.   Boston Red Sox

Sports Ticket Sales for March 2012

Concert Ticket Sales for March 2012

1.     Madonna

2.     One Direction

3.     Dave Matthews Band

4.     Van Halen

5.     Kenny Chesney

Top Theater Ticket Sales for March 2012

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