Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Billions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Feb. 16, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
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 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
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     $ 12.7
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   224,625,821  
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Documents Incorporated by Reference Portions of our Definitive Proxy Statement for the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, expected to be filed within 120 days of our fiscal year end, are incorporated by reference into Part III.