Taylor Swift accepts the Artist of the 12 months award onstage through the 2022 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
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Taylor Swift’s tour promoter is shifting blame for the botched “Eras” ticket sale squarely onto Ticketmaster, probably fueling much more considerations in regards to the Stay Nation-owned ticket vendor’s dominant function within the trade.
AEG Presents, the corporate accountable for dealing with Swift’s upcoming tour, has rejected claims made by Ticketmaster and Stay Nation’s largest shareholder, Liberty Media, that the promoter selected to work with the ticketing website.
“Ticketmaster’s unique offers with the overwhelming majority of venues on the ‘Eras’ tour required us to ticket by their system,” AEG mentioned in an announcement to CNBC. “We did not have a alternative.”
Stay Nation did not instantly reply to CNBC’s request for remark.
AEG Presents’ remark is the most recent present of finger-pointing after the general public ticket sale was canceled final week in gentle of maximum demand. Swift herself blamed an “outdoors entity” and mentioned she would not “make excuses for anybody.”