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Mary J. Blige Shares What She Learned After Losing Everything — 'Now, I'm All Over My Business. I'm All Over My Finances'

Since the beginning of her career, Mary J. Blige has produced music that serves as the soundtrack to the lives of Black women from all walks of life.

May 4, 2023

Here's What Live Nation Is Doing About Vaccine Mandates At Their Concerts

Live Nation wants the artists to have a choice. In a statement released by the company’s CEO — and obtained by Revolt TV — it was revealed that the concert promoter is leaving the onus on the artists, themselves, to issue a vaccine mandate at their concerts. “It has been great to see events make such a strong return across the U.S., with demand for concerts and festivals continuing to outpace expectations,” wrote CEO Michael Rapino, in the announcement. “We are working to ensure we are reopening in the best way possible for staff, artists, crew, fans, and communities at large. Our teams have worked together to put new processes in place so artists doing shows with Live Nation in the U.S. can require all attendees and staff to be fully vaccinated or show a negative test result for entry where permitted by law. We know people are eager to return to live events, and we hope these measures encourage even more people to get vaccinated. That is the number one thing anyone can do to take...

Drake Partners With Live Nation to Open A New Concert Venue In Toronto

Drake climbs to new heights! The Canadian superstar will partner with Live Nation to open History, a new live entertainment venue in his hometown of Toronto. According to Variety, the 2,500 capacity venue will “offer artists a versatile and intimate destination to perform and connect with fans in Toronto.” “Some of my most memorable shows were playing smaller rooms like History,” said the “Hold On We’re Going Home” rapper in a statement.  “I wanted to take those memories and what I learned to create an incredible experience for both the artists and the fans.” This new venue will add to Drake’s Rolodex of businesses which include October’s Very Own, the umbrella company for his clothing line, record label, and radio station. He is also the ambassador for the NBA’s Toronto Raptors and is currently No. 3 on Forbes’s highest-paid acts in Hip-Hop per Business Insider. History plans to host 200 concerts and events annually and has been in development for more than three years....

Jun 8, 2021

Live Nation's new initiative will fund women-founded live music businesses

The Women Nation Fund is Live Nation’s latest initiative, a global early-stage investment fund focused on developing women-led music-based business ventures. Women doing work in concert promotions, events and festival industries are qualified to apply for the fund, where they can receive valuable information, resources and money to lead to more women-run events. “As the leader in live entertainment, we want to meaningfully address this issue, change the dynamic and widen the playing field,” said Michael Rapino, CEO and President of Live Nation. Proposals for businesses in any country or region in the world are fair game as long as they are women-founded and provide a product or service in the live event space. Live Nation is a clear leader in the live entertainment space, and the team of leaders who will evaluate the businesses includes a group of experienced women executives according to Billboard , including Anna Sjolund (Co-Managing Director/Head Promoter, Live Nation...

May 30, 2018