LiveDaily

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LiveDaily was a music and entertainment site owned by Ticketmaster,[1] created in 1998 and seen in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom.[2] It provided news updates, tour announcements, and ticketing information relative to Ticketmaster.[1] Its news reports were used by media entities such as MTV News[3][4] and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.[5] It also provided artist interviews, record and show reviews, and a music fan Internet forum.[1][2] As of October 2008, livedaily.com claimed to have nearly one million visitors per month.[6]

It also included LiveDaily Sessions, a video showcase for touring acts that especially emphasizes upcoming artists.[6]

On May 18, 2010, LiveDaily closed their forums, a long standing staple of the site for undisclosed business reasons.[7] On May 21, 2010, LiveDaily ceased publication, with a message on their website reading, "LiveDaily takes its final bow".[8]

On May 24, 2010, LiveDaily's editorial team announced the launch of SoundSpike.com, a publication promising to provide similar content to LiveDaily. [9] The forums from LiveDaily also re-opened at a new domain, AfterLD.com.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Music News and Media". Yahoo! Directory. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  2. ^ a b "About Ticketmaster". Ticketmaster. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  3. ^ "Backstreet Boys Ask eBay To Pull Ticket Sales". MTV News. 1999-12-22. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  4. ^ "Ghostface Killah May Hit The Road". MTV News. 2000-02-29. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  5. ^ "Gretchen Wilson delays fourth CD". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 2008-10-15. Retrieved 2008-10-22. [dead link]
  6. ^ a b "Ticketmaster Presents: 'LiveDaily Sessions'" (Press release). Yahoo! Finance. 2008-10-14. Retrieved 2008-10-22. 
  7. ^ "vBulletin Message". livedaily.com. Retrieved 2010-05-18. [dead link]
  8. ^ "LiveDaily takes its final bow". livedaily.com. 2010-05-21. Retrieved 2010-05-22. 
  9. ^ "Editor's note: Welcome to SoundSpike". soundspike.com. 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 

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