SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
December 18, 2018
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File No.)
9348 Civic Center Drive
Beverly Hills, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 18, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (“Live Nation”) elected Maverick Carter as a member of the Board. Mr. Carter has not been appointed to any Board committees at this time.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Carter and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Carter was elected as a director. There are no transactions in which Mr. Carter has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. In connection with his appointment to the Board, on December 18, 2018: (i) Mr. Carter was granted 1,296 shares of Live Nation restricted common stock pursuant to the company’s non-employee director compensation plan, which shares represent a prorated portion of the annual non-employee director grant and will vest on June 6, 2019, and (ii) Mr. Carter and Live Nation entered into Live Nation’s form indemnification agreement for directors, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the press release issued by Live Nation on December 20, 2018 in respect of Mr. Carter’s appointment to the Board is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The information in the Exhibit Index of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated into this Item 9.01(d) by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.
/s/ Brian Capo
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
December 20, 2018