Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
$ in Billions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Feb. 20, 2020
Jun. 30, 2019
Cover [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K/A    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2019    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-32601    
Entity Registrant Name LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT, INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001335258    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag true    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 20-3247759    
Entity Address, Address Line One 9348 Civic Center Drive    
Entity Address, City or Town Beverly Hills    
Entity Address, State or Province CA    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 90210    
City Area Code 310    
Local Phone Number 867-7000    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $.01 Par Value per Share;    
Trading Symbol LYV    
Security Exchange Name NYSE    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 9.3
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   214,531,042  
Documents Incorporated by Reference Portions of our Definitive Proxy Statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, filed on April 23, 2020, were incorporated by reference into Part III of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, filed on February 27, 2020.    
Amendment Description This Amendment No. 1 to Form 10-K (“Amendment No. 1”) of Live Nation is being filed solely to amend Item 15(c) to include the separate financial statements of Venta de Boletos por Computadora, S.A. de C.V. ("VBC") as required under Rule 3-09 of Regulation S-X. The financial statements of VBC for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2019 were not available at the time the Company filed the Original Form 10-K. The required financial statements are now provided as Exhibit 99.1 to this Amendment No. 1.