Report: Black Keys Sold $500+ “Premium” Seats at “Fan Club” Show
When contacted about its role in the denial of entry to hundreds of fans who purchased tickets to its show at the Wiltern last week for purchasing tickets on secondary markets, The Black Keys issued a statement condemning “scalpers” who were out to “defraud our fans and steal their... Read more
Billboard Gains Full Ownership of Entertainment News Site Amplify
The music news outlet Billboard announced today that it has acquired the digital media company Amplify Media Inc. Since its debut in 2014, Amplify has delivered live entertainment, touring, and industry news to its  1,000 paid subscribers and 10,000 daily readers. Amplify founder Dave Brooks has now joined Billboard’s... Read more
Jay-Z Threatens Legal Action Over Negative 4:44 Tour Coverage
When Jay-Z canceled a concert in Fresno, California early last week without explanation, a search for the cause quickly settled on what appeared to be an obvious one: the mogul’s 4:44 tour may not be as successful as one might expect for the hip hop legend. Evidence was there:... Read more