Songkick sues Live Nation

James Hanley

Concert discovery and ticketing firm Songkick is suing Live Nation and its subsidiary Ticketmaster, alleging the firms have “exploited their monopoly power” by engaging in anti-competitive behaviour.

The promoting giant is accused of pressuring touring artists and concert venues to not work with Songkick's service, reports the Wall Street Journal.

New York-based Songkick filed a lawsuit in the US District Court in Los Angeles, saying that Beverly Hills-based Live Nation broke federal antitrust laws.

Songkick, which merged with white ...

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