NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he's doing it his own way. The 52- year-old country star remains one of music's top-selling artists, with 134 million albums sold, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The first city on his tour will be announced on July 15, according to Sony.» Read More
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Garth Brooks is finally embracing digital music, but he's doing it his own way. The 52- year-old country star remains one of music's top-selling artists, with 134 million albums sold, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. The first city on his tour will be announced on July 15, according to Sony.
Justin Bieber will be charged in Los Angeles in connection with an egg-throwing incident in January that damaged a neighbor's home.
In an op-ed on the future of the music industry in The Wall Street Journal, Taylor Swift gives advice on building a successful music business.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical returns to London's West End in December, and he has revamped the popular production with a hip-hop flavor.
Google could end up dominating other streaming music services if it becomes the default option on Android mobile devices.
The "Squawk Alley" team discuss Google's purchase of Pandora rival Songza and how it could be a money making tool for the tech giant.
SAN FRANCISCO— Google is fine-tuning its digital music strategy with the acquisition of Songza, a service that creates soundtracks tailored for people's changing moods. That means the price is considered to be too small to affect Google Inc., which ended March with $59 billion in cash.
An extremely rare Stradivarius viola failed to get the asking price of $45 million, Sotheby's said.
June 26- YouTube is venturing onto radio with a weekly show on satellite radio service Sirius XM that will feature the online video website's most popular and emerging artists, the companies said on Thursday. It is the first time YouTube, owned by Google Inc, has partnered with another platform on a show about music.
Bob Dylan's original handwritten lyrics to "Like a Rolling Stone" were just sold at a Sotheby's auction for $2.05 million.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports a new study reveals one of the top fears of people worth $10 million or more is their children will lack the drive and ambition to get ahead.
Bob Dylan's original handwritten lyrics to "Like a Rolling Stone" are coming up for auction.
Jack White's new album broke the record for first-week vinyl sales since NielsenSoundScan began tracking sales, the Fiscal Times reports.
John Legere, T-Mobile CEO talks about his company's free streaming music offer.
SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos unveiled a "Fire" smartphone on Wednesday equipped with a 3 D-capable screen and the ability to recognize objects, music and TV shows, hoping to stand out in a crowded field dominated by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.
Spotify wants to make sure you never again hear a great song on the radio and then run down to the local record shop, or onto iTunes, to buy it.
Old-guard media conglomerates are consolidating, but the hottest acquisitions targets are the multichannel networks like Fullscreen.
Bon Olstein, Olstein Capital Management chairman & CIO, discusses Amazon's "Prime Music" service and where he sees opportunity in M&A. He also says Amazon is too focused on taking over the world.
Amazon officially unveiled "Prime Music." Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, discuss how the free streaming service stacks up against Spotify. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 12- Amazon.com Inc launched a streaming music service on Thursday that comes free with its $99- a-year Prime membership program, but offers a smaller selection of recent hits than rivals Spotify and Apple Inc's Beats Music.