Live Nation Spends A Few Bucks To Get A Nickelback
July 8, 2008 at 5:29 AM (PT)
On the heels of the news of SHAKIRA (NET NEWS 7/7) joining the ranks of artists moving to LIVE NATION, now comes the announcement that the company has entered into a long-term global partnership with NICKELBACK. The band is the fourth act that LIVE NATION has signed to a unified rights deal, on track with the company's strategic plan to sign four to six such deals with world-class artists in the first year of operation of its LIVE NATION ARTISTS division.
"Our relationship with everyone at ROADRUNNER RECORDS has been amazing throughout our career and we look forward to continuing that same great relationship for the remainder of our recording commitment with them," said NICKELBACK's CHAD KROEGER. "With that said, the LIVE NATION deal helps us maximize the band's opportunities in all areas of our career. We are extremely confident that LIVE NATION's complete global team is the world's finest and we are excited to be a part of the LIVE NATION vision and future!"