SOURCE: TicketNews.com

June 11, 2008 11:52 ET

TicketNews Announces Top Ticket Sellers for Week Ending June 7, 2008

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - TicketNews announces top ticket sellers rankings for the week ending June 7, 2008.

TOP 20 OVERALL SELLERS

Seller                       WE 06-07-08             WE 05-31-08
                         Rank    Power Score     Rank    Power Score
Ticketmaster.com           1        47.19          1        49.54
LiveNation.com             2         9.68          4         5.95
StubHub.com                3         7.77          2         7.66
TicketsNow.com             4         7.15          3         7.11
Tickets.com                5         4.52          5         4.84
TicketLiquidator.com       6         1.85          6         2.22
CoasttoCoastTickets.com    7         1.36          7         1.6
EventTicketsCenter.com     8         1.35          9         1.28
TickCo.com                 9         1.21          8         1.31
RazorGator.com             10        1.09          10        1.14
GoTickets.com              11        0.96          12        0.87
TicketWeb.com              12        0.96          13        0.86
TicketSpot.com             13        0.70          11        0.93
OpenSeats.com              14        0.66          16        0.63
ABC Tickets.com            15        0.66          14        0.74
Justbuytickets.com         16        0.66          18        0.57
ETix.com                   17        0.59          15        0.64
OnlineSeats.com            18        0.54
BuyBetterTickets.com       19        0.52          19        0.5
Vividseats.com             20        0.50          20        0.46

Ticketmaster continued to dominate the overall ticket market last week, with a power score of 47.19. LiveNation was elevated to second place with a power score of 9.68. StubHub and TicketsNow (owned by Ticketmaster) are third and fourth places, respectively.

TOP 20 SECONDARY SELLERS

Seller                       WE 06-07-08             WE 05-31-08
                         Rank    Power Score     Rank    Power Score
StubHub.com                1        23.75          1        22.52
TicketsNow.com             2        22.15          2        21.27
TicketLiquidator.com       3         5.61          3         6.49
EventTicketsCenter.com     4         4.05          6         3.68
CoasttoCoastTickets.com    5         4.01          4         4.59
TickCo.com                 6         3.54          5         3.74
RazorGator.com             7         3.17          7         3.19
GoTickets.com              8         2.67          9         2.43
TicketSpot.com             9         2.05          8         2.58
OpenSeats.com              10        1.95          11        1.83
ABC Tickets.com            11        1.89          10        2.10
Justbuytickets.com         12        1.76          12        1.59
OnlineSeats.com            13        1.55          18        0.93
BuyBetterTickets.com       14        1.51          13        1.42
Vividseats.com             15        1.41          14        1.30
CheapPricedTickets.com     16        1.20          15        1.26
TicketCity.com             17        1.18          20        0.89
TicketTriangle.com         18        1.06          19        0.91
TicketNetwork.com          19        0.96          16        1.08
TicketZoom.com             20        0.94           -           -

StubHub continues to dominate the secondary ticket market. TicketsNow and TicketLiquidator maintained their positions in second and third places, respectively, with EventTicketCenter up two positions to fourth place.

TOP 10 PRIMARY SELLERS

Seller                       WE 06-07-08             WE 05-31-08
                         Rank    Power Score     Rank    Power Score
Ticketmaster.com           1        71.81          1        74.39
LiveNation.com             2        14.61          2        11.26
Tickets.com                3         6.78          3         7.5
TicketWeb.com              4         1.44          4         1.36
ETix.com                   5         0.86          5         0.67
Telecharge.com             6         0.70          6         0.66
Brownpapertickets.com      7         0.36          10        0.25
SmithsTix.com              8         0.32          8         0.31
Groovetickets.com          9         0.29          -            -
TicketsWest.com            10        0.25          7         0.63

Ticketmaster continues to dominate the primary ticket market. In second and third places, LiveNation and Tickets.com were far behind Ticketmaster with power scores of 14.61 and 6.78 respectively. LiveNation has seen significant power score increases this week, with a 29.75 percent over last week and a 73.72 percent increase over two weeks ago. This trend is likely to continue in the primary market, as LiveNation has formed deals with artists such as Madonna; additionally, LiveNation's contract with Ticketmaster will end in 2008.

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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