Ticketmaster Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges Company Inflates Ticket Prices
Ticketmaster is caught in another class-action lawsuit in federal court which claims the ticketing giant unlawfully contracts with scalpers and profits from the dealing, violating California law. Mahmoud Ameri and Erin Ouborg, represented by Brent A. Robinson of Atman-Smith & Marcy, brought on the lawsuit after they purchased tickets... Read more
R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Felony Sex-Related Crimes
R. Kelly has found himself in even more trouble this week as Cook County prosecutors filed a new series of sexual assault charges against the singer. He now faces 11 new sex abuse charges, with some that carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. According to the... Read more
Remy Ma, Safaree Sued Over Failure To Play Benefit Concert
Rappers Remy Ma and Safaree are being sued after they failed to show up to a benefit concert they had agreed to play last year. The benefit show was slated to take place at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago on April 21, 2018. While the rappers had signed a... Read more
R. Kelly Refutes Civil Lawsuit, Claims He Could Not Read Court Documents
Last week, R&B singer R. Kelly failed to show up to a court appearance, causing the judge to side with one of his alleged sexual abuse victims. Now, the singer’s lawyers are claiming that the signed court papers should be ruled out because of his inability to read. Heather... Read more
Rodney Peete Named In Lawsuit For Unpaid Super Bowl Tickets
Former Eagles quarterback Rodney Peete has been named in a lawsuit for allegedly owing a ticket broker thousands of dollars in unpaid dues for tickets to Super Bowl LIII, TMZ reports. The report claims that Peete bought eight tickets to see the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams... Read more
Tyga Settles $1.4M Lawsuit With Concert Promoter
Rapper Tyga has settled a $1.4 million lawsuit with a concert promoter for failing to perform in the United Arab Emirates, documents obtained by The Blast show. While terms of the settlement have not been revealed, the case will be dismissed. Heavy Rotation reportedly paid Tyga $141,000 for three... Read more
Judge Sides With Woman In Sexual Abuse Case Against R. Kelly
R&B star R. Kelly has been under fire with multiple lawsuits against him for alleged sexual abuse, and earlier this week, a Chicago judge ruled in favor of a woman who claimed the singer sexually abused her in the ’90s when she was underage. Heather Williams sued Kelly in... Read more
Travis Scott Ordered To Pay Promoter $383K After Bailing On Concert
Travis Scott must pay a concert promoter $383,000 after he failed to appear at a concert last year even though he was paid $150,000 up-front. The show was set to take place in March 2018 during Super Bowl weekend. According to the promoters PJAM, they paid him to perform at... Read more
R. Kelly Seeks Permission To Leave U.S., Play Concert In Dubai
UPDATE: As of Friday morning, Associated Press reports Kelly’s entertainment attorney Doug Anton said any Dubai trip was “off for now as contracts with Dubai concert organizers are reworked.” However, his criminal attorney Steve Greenberg said Kelly might be able to go to Dubai still, but he wants to... Read more
Ticketmaster Class-Action Lawsuit May Be Resolved Confidentially
A California judge tentatively granted Ticketmaster’s request to arbitrate its ongoing “Scalpergate” class-action lawsuit, which alleges that it violated antitrust and consumer protection laws by helping scalpers re-sell tickets. It’s possible the suit could be resolved in confidential proceedings, leaving the public in the dark. The ticketing giant has... Read more