Music Industry Leader Signs Long-Term Extension With Live Nation Entertainment

Music Industry Leader Signs Long-Term Extension With Live Nation Entertainment

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
(NYSE: LYV) announced today that Arthur Fogel has signed a long-term extension
to continue his role as the Chairman of Global Music and the CEO of Global

In a storied music career that spans three decades, Fogel has been involved
with promoting or producing 11 of the top 15 tours in history, including U2's
360 Tour (2009-2011), which is the single most successful tour ever, selling
over seven million tickets. He produced each of Madonna's last five tours,
including the most recent MDNA recognized as the top tour of 2012. Fogel is
currently producing and promoting Lady Gaga's world tour, Born this Way Ball,
and he produced and promoted Lady Gaga's Monster Ball Tour, the highest
grossing debut tour in history. His long-established clients including Sting,
Neil Young, Rush and David Bowie continue to have their tours promoted by
Fogel. And most recently, Rihanna selected Fogel to promote her upcoming tour
beginning in March of 2013.

"We are delighted that Arthur has decided to continue his illustrious career
at Live Nation," said Michael Rapino, president and CEO of Live Nation
Entertainment. "We look forward to continuing to expand our global touring
activity under Arthur's leadership."

"Since Live Nation was launched in 2005 the vision and leadership of Michael
Rapino has positioned this company as the very best in the live entertainment
industry. There is nowhere else I would want to be," said Arthur Fogel,
chairman of global music and the CEO of global touring.

About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and
ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders:, Live
Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. 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 Concertsproduces 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

SOURCE Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

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