SOURCE: TicketNews.com

May 14, 2008 13:14 ET

Ticket News Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending May 4, 2008

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - TicketNews.com announces its exclusive top ticket sellers rankings for the week of 05/04/08 - 05/10/08.

                              TOP 20 OVERALL SELLERS

                                         This Week        Last Week
                                      ---------------- ----------------
                                      Rank Power Score Rank Power Score
                                      ---- ----------- ---- -----------

Ticketmaster.com                         1       48.69    1       40.73

StubHub.com                              2        7.31    2        7.88

TicketsNow.com                           3        7.01    3        5.85

LiveNation.com                           4        6.20    4        4.91

Tickets.com                              5        4.91    5        4.66

TicketLiquidator.com                     6        2.23    6        2.59

CoasttoCoastTickets.com                  7        1.77    8        1.81

TickCo.com                               8        1.33    9        1.51

ABC Tickets.com                          9        1.32    7        2.28

EventTicketsCenter.com                  10        1.22   10        1.26

TicketWeb.com                           11        1.08   12        1.04

RazorGator.com                          12        1.05   11        1.23

GoTickets.com                           13        1.01   13        1.01

TicketSpot.com                          14        0.86   14        0.98

BuyBetterTickets.com                    15        0.68   17        0.76

Justbuytickets.com                      16        0.67    -           -

ETix.com                                17        0.61   15        0.86

CheapPricedTickets.com                  18        0.59   16        0.78

OpenSeats.com                           19        0.51   20        0.66

Telecharge.com                          20        0.50    -           -

Ticketmaster continued to dominate the overall ticket market last week, with a power score of 48.69, up almost 20 percent from two weeks ago. Its closest competitor, StubHub, trailed behind Ticketmaster with a power score of 7.31. TicketsNow (owned by Ticketmaster) and Live Nation continue to earn third and fourth places respectively.

                              TOP 20 SECONDARY SELLERS

                                         This Week        Last Week
                                      ---------------- ----------------
                                      Rank Power Score Rank Power Score
                                      ---- ----------- ---- -----------

StubHub.com                              1       21.16    1       19.62

TicketsNow.com                           2       20.67    2       16.11

TicketLiquidator.com                     3        6.43    3        6.13

CoasttoCoastTickets.com                  4        5.00    5        4.19

ABC Tickets.com                          5        3.75    4        5.77

TickCo.com                               6        3.72    6        3.51

EventTicketsCenter.com                   7        3.45    7        2.94

RazorGator.com                           8        2.88    8        2.77

GoTickets.com                            9        2.85   10        2.23

TicketSpot.com                          10        2.44    9        2.25

BuyBetterTickets.com                    11        1.92   12        1.73

Justbuytickets.com                      12        1.82   16        1.42

CheapPricedTickets.com                  13        1.65   11        1.74

OpenSeats.com                           14        1.45   14        1.54

Vividseats.com                          15        1.29   15        1.49

OnlineSeats.com                         16        1.22   18        1.30

JumboTickets.com                        17        1.12   19        1.12

TicketNetwork.com                       18        1.10   13        1.56

TicketCity.com                          19        1.09   17        1.34

TicketTriangle.com                      20        1.01   20        0.92

StubHub continues to dominate the secondary ticket market. Last week, TicketsNow made another significant jump in the secondary ticket market rankings, with a 28 percent improvement over its ranking two weeks ago. TicketLiquidator maintained its third place position. CoastToCoast made a leap and traded placed with ABC Tickets.

                              TOP 10 PRIMARY SELLERS

                                         This Week        Last Week
                                      ---------------- ----------------
                                      Rank Power Score Rank Power Score
                                      ---- ----------- ---- -----------

Ticketmaster.com                         1       76.36    1       72.00

LiveNation.com                           2        9.52    2        8.21

Tickets.com                              3        7.58    3        7.98

TicketWeb.com                            4        1.67    4        1.74

ETix.com                                 5        0.91    5        1.33

Telecharge.com                           6        0.74    6        1.03

Ticketstaronline                         7        0.36    -           -

Groovetickets.com                        8        0.34    9        0.48

SmithsTix.com                            9        0.32    -           -

TicketsWest.com                         10        0.31    8        0.51

Ticketmaster continues to dominate the primary ticket market, adding more than 4 points to its power score, as compared to two weeks ago. In second and third places, LiveNation and Tickets.com were far behind Ticketmaster with power scores of 9.52 and 7.58 respectively.

TicketNews.com is a comprehensive resource for news, market analysis, event announcements, and information relating to the ticket industry. TicketNews.com keeps industry professionals and fans informed about tour dates, current and pending ticket resale legislation, rankings, onsales, and more. The content is updated daily, with original articles from ten TicketNews.com reporters and an aggregation of 3rd party sources.

TicketNews.com developed the algorithm for the exclusive weekly rankings of the industry's ticket sellers. Top sellers rankings and power scores are based on web traffic received by a ticket seller's website. The power score is highly correlated with the number of transactions from the TicketNetwork Exchange™, the world's largest secondary ticket market exchange. A top seller power score illustrates a given seller's category-specific significance. Three factors obtained from multiple independent resources, including comScore and Hitwise, are used to compare sellers within a particular category.

1.   Number of unique visitors (IP addresses visiting a website in a 24-
     hour period).
2.   Number of visits (a series of one or more page requests by a visitor
     without 30 consecutive minutes of inactivity).
3.   Page views (the average number of unique pages viewed by a unique
     visitor).

Top seller power scores should only be used to compare sellers within a particular category. TicketNews.com also ranks the top events weekly. For more information, visit www.ticketnews.com/ticket_industry_rankings.

TicketNetwork is the parent company of TicketNews.com. TicketNetwork.com provides leading-edge software that powers the world's largest ticket exchange system. TicketNetwork Point-of-Sale™ software provides brokers with comprehensive online tools to manage and grow their businesses. TicketNetwork Exchange™ is a powerful ticketing tool that enables brokers to access the world's largest aggregate ticket distribution channel. TicketNetwork Web Services™ creates customized e-commerce websites in both hosted and plug-in formats for customers wishing a private labeled solution. TicketNetwork.com was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut. For more information, visit www.TicketNetwork.com.

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