Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (Live Nation), is a live entertainment company connecting more than 250 million fans across all of our platforms to over 180,000 events in approximately 47 countries. It is a producer of live music concerts connecting nearly 49 million fans to 22,000 events for over 2,300 artists, during the year ended December 31, 2012. Globally, Live Nation owns, operates, has booking rights for and/or has an equity interest in 139 venues, including House of Blues music venues and locations, such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, the Hollywood Palladium, the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam and the O2 Dublin. The Company�s segments include Concerts, Ticketing, Artist Nation and Sponsorship & Advertising. In June 2013, Nation Entertainment Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in BDG Music Group.