Jay-Z is an American rapper and CEO for the Def Jam record label. He debuted in 1996 with “Reasonable Doubt,” quickly gaining momentum on the mainstream charts. From 1998 to 2007, he produced eight records, all of which topped the Billboard 200.
In recent years, he has decreased the regularity of his recording and performing in favor of producing and entrepreneurial pursuits. However, Jay-Z signed a multi-million dollar deal with Live Nation worth about $150 million in 2008. The long-term contract reportedly spans 10 years and includes touring, ticketing, merchandise, sponsorship, recordings and more.
The 2020 Made in America Music Festival in Philadelphia is the latest live event casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, as organizers confirmed it would not be held this September. Tickets for the 2020 event will be honored in 2021. “We are in a pivotal time in this nation’s history,”... Read more
The live event industry joined forces yesterday for an initiative dubbed #TheShowMustBePaused as a part of Blackout Tuesday, but musicians are still speaking out and urging people to donate toward the Black Lives Matter movement. As a part of #TheShowMustBePaused, promoters, record labels, distributors, and executives across the industry... Read more
Artists from all genres are coming together to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and those who have been impacted by it. Seeing the grief the virus has caused across America, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Jay-Z and more have stepped up to donate funds to various causes. Rihanna has been one... Read more
The National Football League needs a little help with its image; last year, nearly dozens of people declined to perform at the once-iconic but now infamous Superbowl Halftime show. Now, the league has recruited hip-hop artist Jay-Z’s company Roc Nation to consult with live music and social justice. According... Read more
Jay-Z’s performance at Webster Hall later this month, which will celebrate the re-opening of the historic New York City venue after years-long renovations, topped yesterday’s best-selling events list, Ticket Club sales data reveals. Since the NFL schedule was just released on Wednesday, multiple games made the best-sellers, including Kansas... Read more
Webster Hall, New York City’s notable, intimate concert venue in the middle of Manhattan, has been under construction for nearly two years. Following years-worth of renovations, the venue will reopen next weekend with a performance from hip-hop star Jay-Z. Nestled in-between Third and Fourth Avenues at 125 East 11th... Read more
Halsey and The Killers are among the star-studded list of artists set to headline Woodstock 50, the highly-anticipated event this August celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the 1969 festival. As previously announced, The Black Keys and Dead & Company will also headline the event, along with Santana, Chance The... Read more
Woodstock 50, the upcoming music festival set to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the 1969 event, will feature headliners the Black Keys, Dead & Co., Jay Z, and Chance the Rapper, Variety reports. Artists like the Killers, Gary Clark Jr., Cage the Elephant, and the Lumineers will take the... Read more
In an effort to spread word of the vegan lifestyle, Beyonce and Jay-Z are offering fans free tickets for life to their concerts if they try the plant-based diet. The couple, who have openly talked about working toward a more plant-based diet, are asking fans to join the meal-delivery... Read more
Bruce Springsteen’s ongoing show Springsteen on Broadway remains a hot commodity in the theater industry, taking the top spot on yesterday’s best-selling events list, according to sales data from Ticket Club. The Boss was followed by multiple sporting events, including the highly-anticipated boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady... Read more