Eventful and Billboard let fans choose best concert tour of the year
Eventful and Billboard announced that five top musical acts are in the running to win the first annual â€œEventful Fansâ€™ Choice Awardâ€ for the Best Concert Tour of the Year. The finalists are Madonna, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Chesney and The Police. Fans across the country can vote for the artist they want to win the award. As touring becomes essential to an artistâ€™s career, Eventful and the Billboard Touring Conference and Awards want to involve the fans in deciding which artist put on the best concert tour of 2008.
Fans can help their favorite artist win the award by logging on to eventful.com/fanschoice. The artist with the most â€œdemandsâ€ through Eventfulâ€™s â€œDemandâ€ service will win the award. The contest will be promoted to music fans online and in emails via Billboard and Eventful.Â In addition, Ticketmaster, the world’s leading live entertainment ticketing and marketing company will promote the contest to fans who purchased tickets to the five tours in the running for the award.
The winner will be announced at the Billboard Touring Awards reception on November 20, 2008 at The Roosevelt Hotel in NYC.