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Download tops prestigious global best festival list

Download festival at Castle Donington, was named top festival at the fourth annual Billboard Touring Awards, held at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Live Nation received the top promoter nod.

US’s Blabbermouth said: “The Download festival is a three-day rock/metal/punk festival held annually at the spiritual home of rock music in England – Donington Park, which hosted the Monsters of Rock festivals between 1980 and 1996, and 2002’s Ozzfest. It takes place in early summer, and is owned and managed by Live Nation.”