Google Takes On Spotify, Apple Music With New YouTube Streaming Service
As streaming continues to grow  into a dominant position of how people access music, Google has stepped up its competition against Spotify and Apple Music with its new streaming service: YouTube Premium. Google is now breaking up YouTube Red service into two pieces: a YouTube streaming service and a... Read more
Hertha Berlin Superfan Wins A Lifetime Season Ticket As A Tattoo
Ticketing companies have been coming up with very creative ways to allow entry into shows; tickets have become digital and Ticketmaster is even investing in facial recognition. However, the soccer club Hertha Berlin had a new idea that could top everything else – a bar code embedded in a tattoo.... Read more
Google Pay Wallet Can Now Store Tickets Via Ticketmaster Integration
Google Pay, who have integrated with Ticketmaster, will now be able to store concert tickets, allowing customers to save tickets directly to their phone with the touch of a button. Earlier this year, Google Pay announced that it would combine Google Wallet and Android Pay under the brand name... Read more
Live Nation Presents Women Nation Fund For Female-Led Music Businesses
Live Nation has announced their establishment of the Women Nation Fund, which will help provide for female-led music businesses worldwide. Not only is the company setting up the fund, but it will also allow underrepresented female entrepreneurs who are working in concert promotions, events, and festival spaces the opportunity... Read more
Live Nation Brings Back $20 Ticket Offer For ‘National Concert Week’
‘National Concert Week’ will take place from April 30 through May 8, and Live Nation is offering an exclusive $20 all-in ticket offer for fans when buying tickets to shows during the summer months. This offer, which was unveiled last summer, will apply to over 1.5 million tickets to... Read more
New Google Advertising Policies May Blacklist Major Ticketing Sites on January 29
Google is in the midst of rolling out new policies aimed at ticket resellers. The tech giant announced a major overhaul in their advertising practices for ticket sellers in November, with the official certification process for resell sites like Stubhub, Vivid Seats, Ticketmaster, axs.com, Tele-Charge and others underway now. Read more