LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Live Nation, the leading live entertainment and e-commerce company, was recognized as the Top Promoter at the Billboard Touring Conference Awards held on November 8th in New York, making this the 7th consecutive Billboard Touring Conference Top Promoter award since the company’s inception. Live Nation venue Nikon at Jones Beach Theater located in Wantagh, New York, was honored as Top Amphitheater.
Additional awards were given to Live Nation collaborators: Roger Waters‘ The Wall Live named Top Tour; Mark Fenwick named Top Manager; Bruce Springsteen named Top Draw; Lady Gaga named the Eventful Fans’ Choice Award winner; and Neil Diamond received special recognition as the 2012 Billboard Legend of Live honoree.
“These awards are a reflection of the collaborative efforts of the dedicated Live Nation team and the extraordinary artists, managers and agents that we work with to promote and produce the best possible live experiences for artists and their fans,” Bob Roux, Live Nation Co-President, North America Concerts. “We are thankful for Billboard’s recognition and congratulate all of the Billboard Touring Conference 2012 finalists.”
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater is an outdoor amphitheater, located at Jones Beach State Park with an extraordinary stage sitting directly in the ocean. It is one of the major outdoor venues in the New York metropolitan area, attracting some to today’s biggest stars and over 350,000 music fans every summer
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Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.