Yahoo! Brings Fans the Exclusive Global Online Live Stream of the Rolling Stones 50TH Anniversary Concert on December 15

  Yahoo! Brings Fans the Exclusive Global Online Live Stream of the Rolling
  Stones 50TH Anniversary Concert on December 15

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STAMFORD, Conn. -- December 15, 2012

Yahoo! Inc. and WWE^® (NYSE: WWE) today announced the exclusive global online
live stream of the Rolling Stones 50^th anniversary concert, an historic
pay-per-view special that will take place on Saturday, December 15 at 9 p.m.
ET/ 6 p.m. PT on Yahoo! Music (

Rolling Stones at London's O2 arena. Opening night of the Stones '50 and
Counting' tour on November ...

Rolling Stones at London's O2 arena. Opening night of the Stones '50 and
Counting' tour on November 25, 2012. Credit: Brian Rasic

Rolling Stones fans can come to Yahoo! for historic footage including past
concerts, band interviews and backstage access. Beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET/
5:30 p.m. PT on December 15, fans can watch an exclusive special entitled
Countdown to the Rolling Stones, featuring pre-show activities and a countdown
of the 10 greatest Rolling Stones moments of all-time.

The Rolling Stones concert is the latest in a series of exclusive special
music events accessible to millions of viewers on Yahoo! From concerts such as
the Clinton Foundation 10th Anniversary and iHeart Radio festival, to red
carpet premieres for “Twilight: Breaking Dawn” and “The Hunger Games,” Yahoo!
brings our users their latest entertainment obsessions and their time-honored
favorites, across computers and mobile devices.

“The Rolling Stones’ music has crossed generations and the world and Yahoo! is
excited to bring this very special music event to our global audience," said
Erin McPherson, Vice President and Head of Yahoo!’s video and originals. “The
Rolling Stones are living legends, and we are honored that the band and WWE
chose us to be a part of their 50^th anniversary celebration.”

“We are pleased to partner with Yahoo!, a global leader in digital media, to
bring the Rolling Stones pay-per-view online to millions across the world,”
said Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO, WWE. "Our partnership will create
unprecedented reach for this historic event.”

WWE, the world’s pre-eminent provider of pay-per-view programming, in
partnership with Dainty Group and Endemol, will distribute the pay-per-view
event globally. For additional information on how to watch the pay-per-view
event in your market, please visit And the
Official Rolling Stones app is now available on the App Store

WHAT: Yahoo! Music ( to host the exclusive pay-per-view
live stream of the Rolling Stones’ 50^th Anniversary concert from The
Prudential Center.

WHEN: Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

WHERE: Concert to be streamed globally on Yahoo! Music

About WWE

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and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The
company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los
Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

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About Yahoo!

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entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we
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the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with
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