StubHub UK Reveals Astounding Gig World Records in New Infographic

LONDON, February 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

- Infographic unveils 10 of the world's most amazing feats in live music and ticket sales

- Fan-to-fan marketplace StubHub UK allows users to buy and sell gig tickets securely online

Love live music? Then you'll be nothing less than wowed by StubHub UK's infographic featuring a cherry-picked selection of Astounding Gig World Records. The handy graphic features facts about 10 of the most amazing concert-related feats in history, and is ripe for sharing with fellow music aficionados.

     (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130205/594104 )

Have you ever wondered who's responsible for playing the Largest Live Concert, or whose gig managed to gross the highest in ticket sales? You'll find these, and other quirkier facts-such as who has played the Highest Concert, Deepest Concert and the Most Concerts in 24-Hours-in the new infographic from StubHub, which highlights some of the most amazing gig-related nuggets from the Guinness World Records. From amazing artists such as Robbie Williams and Rod Stewart to world-conquering bands like The Stone Roses and 30 Seconds to Mars, many of the bands fans know and love are featured on this informative piece of content.

StubHub is pleased to unveil the graphic to enthused fans and customers. Says Aaron Coffin, Head of Search Marketing for StubHub: "The infographic is an entertaining, really unique piece of content. Here at StubHub, we're huge fans of live music, so pulling together the facts and artwork was such a fun task. We're hoping that site users and active concertgoers find it just as interesting as we do." The infographic can be found on StubHub's website and will be shared across its social platforms-namely Facebook, Twitter and Google+-as well.

StubHub UK is part of the world's biggest fan-to-fan ticketing marketplace. The site keeps live music enthusiasts connected to the concerts and tours they love, backing each purchase with its industry-first FanProtect Guarantee.

StubHub, the largest secondary ticket marketplace in the US, officially launched in the UK in March 2012, allowing users to buy and sell tickets to the hottest music, sports and entertainment events.

The company runs a UK-based call centre opened from 09:00 - 21:00 BST, seven days a week, to handle any and all customer queries (0800-358-8585).

The StubHub UK site: http://www.stubhub.co.uk

StubHub UK's "Astounding Gig World Records" landing page: http://www.stubhub.co.uk/gig-world-records/

StubHub UK on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/VqSD2z

StubHub UK on Twitter: @StubHubUK

StubHub UK on Google+: http://bit.ly/XhaCpK

Notes to Editors:

For more information about StubHub UK please contact:
Fiona Chow, StubHub UK
fichow@ebay.com

Julia Morgan, Ketchum Pleon
julia.morgan@ketchumpleon.com
+44-(0)20-7611-3513

SOURCE StubHub



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