Ticket Touts To Face Unlimited Fines For Using Bots
Secondary ticketing sites will now face ‘unlimited fines’ in the UK by British courts if they’re caught using bots, according to the change in law yesterday. According to Metro UK, a law was changed yesterday that stops touts from using bots, or automated software, to purchase numerous tickets at... Read more
Mother Required to Prove Daughters Death to Use Ed Sheeran Tickets
After her daughter’s sudden death, a heartbroken mother wanted to use her daughter’s concert tickets to see Ed Sheeran in her memory. However, due to the strict anti-resale policy put in place by Sheeran and Killamanjaro Live, the woman was forced to show proof of her daughter’s demise before... Read more
MLB All Star Game Scores Top Spot On Wednesday Best-Sellers
The MLB All Star Game next month took the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. The Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays game yesterday clocked in at No. 2, followed by the Jacksonville Jaguars and Philadelphia Eagles game later this year.... Read more
Boxing Scores Top Spot On Monday Best-Selling Events
The boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin this September took the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Men’s College World Series tickets remain a hot commodity, with the game between Arkansas and Texas clocking in at No. 4. Other... Read more
Ed Sheeran’s Management Admits to Selling Directly to Resellers
In the middle of a crackdown on Ed Sheeran tickets purchased on the secondary market for his current tour in the UK – leading to major fan complaints – Ed Sheeran’s management has admitted to selling tickets directly at least one operator in the secondary market on past tours.... Read more
Ed Sheeran UK Tour Resale Policies A Nightmare for Fans
Ed Sheeran is on the defensive as fans have been vocal in their displeasure at the mistreatment they are suffering on the singer’s current tour due to his stringent policy against legally resold and valid tickets. An estimated 10,000 fans have been caught up in the mess, due to... Read more
Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors Score No. 1 Spot On Monday Best-Sellers
The NBA Finals game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors next Friday took the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. Yesterday, Golden State defeated the Houston Rockets 101-92 in the hot-selling game. Other notable sports events include the International... Read more
Shawn Mendes, Dua Lipa Set To Perform At 2018 Billboard Music Awards
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will air live from Las Vegas on NBC this May, and with the ceremony only a month away, the first set of performers have been announced. Current pop hit-makers Sean Mendes, Camila Cabello, and Dua Lipa are slated to perform at the show on... Read more
As Classic Rockstars Retire, Who Will Take Over Sales In The Industry?
Over the past year, some of the biggest names in the music industry announced their retirement and end of touring, leaving younger musicians to rise to the occasion — and claim their spot on top. Elton John, Neil Diamond, Rush, Paul Simon, Kenny Rogers, Joan Baez, Ozzy Osbourne and... Read more
Ed Sheeran Tour Could Cause NFL Scheduling Headaches
Singer, songwriter, ticket resale opponent (unless he’s got a piece of it), and occasional Game of Thrones cameo bard, Ed Sheeran can add a new line to his resume: NFL schedule disrupter. After lighting Australia and New Zealand on fire (figuratively) with a record-breaking set of dates, Ed Sheeran... Read more