Janet Jackson, 50 Cent To Perform At Saudi Festival After Minaj Backs Out
Nicki Minaj was slated to headline Saudi Arabia’s largest music festival later this month, but backed out after educating herself on the country’s human rights issues. Now, Janet Jackson, 50 Cent, Chris Brown, Future, and Tyga have been added to the lineup. The Jeddah World Fest will take place... Read more
Activists Urge BTS To Cancel Concert In Saudi Arabia
The K-pop boyband BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, have been stealing hearts across the globe and breaking records. However, their scheduled performance in Saudi Arabia has some fans outraged due to the country’s human rights abuses against women and the LGBTQ community. The show is slated to take... Read more
Croatia’s Fresh Island Festival Evacuates Thousands After Fire Breaks Out
A massive fire erupted during the Fresh Island Festival on Croatia’s Zrće beach, causing organizers to evacuate thousands of concertgoers and cancel some scheduled performances. The fire reportedly broke out near the hip-hop festival. Videos from attendees show that smoke and flames were rising from nearby trees and people... Read more
EURO 2020 Continues To Break Records As 19.3 Million Fans Request Tickets
Next year’s EURO 2020 may be the largest EURO event as 19.3 million soccer fans have requested tickets. During the first phase of ticket sales, which ran from June 12 to July 12, 1.5 million tickets went on sale. However, applications were received for 19.3 million tickets, which is... Read more
Ireland Fans Fume As Lizzo Tickets “Sell Out,” Come Back as Platinum at 3x Cost
Body-positive artist Lizzo, who is rising to fame due to her genre-crossing catalog, is making her first stop in Ireland later this year, but fans are frustrated after tickets sold-out almost instantly, only to see “platinum” tickets available moments later at more than triple the original price. Lizzo first... Read more
K-Pop’s DAY6 Reveal 31-Date World Tour This Fall
K-Pop has been taking over the music scene and another group has caught the nation’s attention. DAY6, best-known for the single “Days Gone By,” have announced a 31-date world tour later this year. The trek will kick-off on August 9 in Daegu, Korea, followed by shows in U.S. cities... Read more
Nicki Minaj Pulls Out Of Saudi Arabia Gig To Show Support For Women
Rapper Nicki Minaj was slated to perform in Saudi Arabia later this month for a large music festival, but after educating herself on the issues plaguing the country and hearing from human rights activists, Minaj has called-off her appearance. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move... Read more
Human Rights Activists Urge Nicki Minaj to Cancel Show in Saudi Arabia
Nicki Minaj is slated to perform at a large music festival in Saudi Arabia later this month, sparking concern among human rights activists over the conservative nature and actions of the country. She will appear at the Jeddah World Fest on July 18, which has been described as the... Read more
Madison Square Garden Scores No. 2 Spot On Top 200 Arena Ticket Sales List
New York City’s legendary Madison Square Garden took the No. 2 spot on the mid-year Top 200 Arena Venues Worldwide Ticket Sales list, conducted by Pollstar. According to the data, which was reported to Pollstar for shows played from November 22, 2018 to May 22, 2019, Lanxess Arena took... Read more
Tokyo 2020 To Add Another Ticket Lottery Due To High Demand
When Tokyo 2020 tickets went on sale last month, many Japan residents were unable to snag tickets to the Olympics event. Now, organizers are hoping to hold another ticket lottery next month to meet demand. The demand for the 2020 Olympics is high, with a reported 35 million people... Read more