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Apple, Live Nation pair on exclusive iTunes content

updated 01:30 pm EST, Tue November 24, 2009

Corporations promise concert audio, video

Apple has signed a deal with concert promoter Live Nation, in a deal that should see a number of recordings sold exclusively through iTunes. Both audio and video offerings are planned, which will be taken from concerts recorded in 80-plus venues equipped for capturing the material. Live Nation stages over 22,000 concerts annually, though it is likely that only a fraction will become available online.

Concerts are already on sale under a special Live Nation Presents category at the iTunes Store; some artists so far include A Fine Frenzy, Ziggy Marley, Corinne Bailey Rae and The Bird and the Bee. Prices vary, but typically range between $5 and $10 whether for videos or albums. Most videos can be rented for $4.




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  1. iphonerulez

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +2

    Sweet...

    Keep that content coming until it hurts... the competition.

  1. LouZer

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +2

    Concert promoters

    Right up there with record producers and other industry people. Suck 'em dry until they have nothing left to give, then throw them out on the street.....

  1. parkds

    Joined: Dec 1969

    -1

    The Bird And The Bee

    Definitely a good call on The Bird And The Bee image...the best of the bunch here.

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