Setting new standards for giving, including donations via text, iTunes downloads, plus live streaming of the event, this celeb and musician-packed telethon continues to raise money and surprise others in the usage of new media.
Hope For Haiti Now Raises $57 Million So Far with Concert and Individual Tracks Downloaded from iTunes
Louis Vuitton’s”A Passion for Creation Exhibition” Exemplifies Art and Commerce Starting with Artist Richard Prince’s Pulp Fiction Wrap of the Entire Hong Kong Museum of Art
Ever since Marc Jacobs took the helm in ’97, French lux brand Louis Vuitton has pushed the limits of the meaning of collaborations. Here’s another big one.
YouTube and Universal Music Launch Vevo -Online Hub for Music Vids, Merch, Tickets
Retail Round-Up: U2’s Pop-up Shop Opens in Urban Outfitters Space15Twenty; Japanese Fruits Magazine Opens Store in Shinjuku; Spain’s Mango Expands; Gap Declines; J. Crew Squeezes
The Impact of the Grammy’s, Ticket Sales, and Sources of New Music on Youth Culture Markets
While Ticketmaster and Live Nation talk merger, AEG looks to the future, the Grammy’s rock mainstream media, and underground sources of new music bubble-up for a new generation of fans.
Music Festival Season Kicks-off with Coachella, the First of Summer, Announcing Line-up and Lay-Away Ticket Plan
Music festivals and tours stay somewhat recession-proof, which sponsors are catching onto and music fans are saving for.