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Ticketmaster Gives The Gift of Music

Monday, May 7, 2007 - 04:00

Ticketmaster, the world's leading ticketing company is expanding the music libraries of concert fans throughout North America by providing fans with complimentary music with every concert ticket purchased online at The special offer is an extension of Ticketmaster's focus on rewarding fans with great opportunities to discover new music and connect with new and favorite acts.

With every concert ticket purchased online at, Ticketmaster is providing a complimentary ten-song digital music sampler showcasing a variety of emerging and established artists. In addition, with the purchase of every ticket to any summer concert scheduled to take place between Memorial Day (May 28) and Labor Day (Sept 3) ticket buyers may download one complimentary song of their choice from the iTunes Store (

"Ticketmaster's concert program gets digital and live music directly to the fans, enabling them to experience new and undiscovered music," said Sean Moriarty, President and CEO of Ticketmaster. "We are dedicated to providing Ticketmaster buyers with rewarding opportunities across all categories of live entertainment and these special music offers are a great way to kick off the summer concert season."

Furthering Ticketmaster's focus on building rewarding act-to-fan relationships, the ticketing company recently announced investments in echomusic, an online fan club and brand management company, and iLike, a social site for music discovery. Ticketmaster has integrated its event alert functionality into, serving one million registered users and processing more than 200 million monthly track plays. And for echomusic, Ticketmaster is developing fan club ticketing programs available to echo's roster of more than 300 personality and corporate clients.

About Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster is the world's leading ticketing company, operating in 20 global markets, providing ticket sales, ticket resale services, marketing and distribution through, one of the largest e-commerce sites on the Internet; approximately 6,500 retail outlets; and 20 worldwide call centers. Ticketmaster celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2006 and currently serves more than 9,000 clients worldwide across multiple event categories, providing exclusive ticketing services for hundreds of leading arenas, stadiums, performing arts venues, museums, and theaters. In 2006, the company sold more than 128 million tickets valued at over $7 billion on behalf of its clients. Ticketmaster is headquartered in West Hollywood, California and is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).

SOURCE: Ticketmaster

CONTACT: Bonnie Poindexter of Ticketmaster, 310-360-2321

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