[video] Tidal – SNL

Arianna was dead on with everything. Jay Pharoah’s impersonation of Hov gets better each time. LMAO.

When Tidal experiences technical difficulty, Chloe the intern (Ariana Grande) steps in and performs hit songs from Britney Spears, Shakira, Rihanna and more.

Live Nation Spends on Nickelback after Shakira deal…

Source: Billboard

Live Nation is still fattening their roster with marquee acts that will have their investors wondering when will the spending stop and when will the money starting rolling in from these mega-deals with the likes of Madonna, Jay Z, and Shakira.

As I thought with Shakira, Nickelback is probably a sure bet because they have a fan base that will probably come out to see them play live for the next thirty years. Billboard has got the scoop:

Nickelback Inks Multi-Rights Deal With Live Nation

Nickelback Inks Multi-Rights Deal With Live Nation

A source confirms the deal is worth in the $50-$70 million range.

Payments are set to roll out over time as the band performs. Rather than a time frame, a Live Nation statement says the deal “contemplates” all areas of Nickelback’s global music enterprises, including three touring and album cycles, with an option for a fourth.

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Shakira In Talks For Huge Deal With Live Nation

Well you guys know that I have been following this story and Shakira makes alot more sense because she seems to still have a lot in those ‘hips'(career) and probably has not reached the apex of her career like Madonna, Jay Z, or even U2. I think she might be worth the gamble.

via Billboard

Yinka Adegoke, Reuters
Latin superstar Shakira is in talks with concert promoter Live Nation for a contract that will include touring, merchandising and recording, according to people familiar with the talks.

The Colombian-born songstress is expected to complete a multimillion-dollar deal with Live Nation before the end of the year, after months of talks.

The New York Post reported today (July 1) that the so-called 360-degree deal could be worth up to $70 million, though one person close to the artist said she should be worth more based on her recent touring success.
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