NEW YORK— A business controlled by rapper Jay-Z has made a $56 million offer to buy the Scandinavian music streaming company Aspiro. Project Panther Bidco Ltd. has offered 1.05 Swedish kroner in cash per share of Aspiro AB. Aspiro is based in Malmo, Sweden, and runs music streaming subscription services that offer high-fidelity songs, which many audiophiles...» Read More
LOS ANGELES— For some video games, what's old is new again. — "Grim Fandango Remastered": The treasured 1998 adventure game has been lovingly restored for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and PC with better graphics, a new point-and-click interface and a freshly recorded orchestral soundtrack performed by the Melbourne Symphony. It's only worth a purchase for...
Taylor Swift's personal twitter account was hacked on Tuesday.
David Foster, chairman of Verve Music Group and a 16-time Grammy Award winner, will be one of the judges for the first season of "Asia's Got Talent." He explains why the show has the potential to be a huge hit.
The New Jersey Casino Control Commission will hold a special meeting Thursday to consider preliminary approval for the company to own a casino in Atlantic City. But in a regulatory filing, Hard Rock said it has had "a long-standing interest" in the Atlantic City market. Hard Rock said it "remains interested in the Atlantic City casino industry and may, if found...
The multi-platinum recording artist is giving away 50,000 CD copies of his new album to AARP The Magazine readers.
Will.i.am, artist and entrepreneur, says that Davos is a great opportunity to meet people who can collaborate with other important people on their key ideas.
In CNBC's Face-to-Face video series, CNBC's Becky Quick asks Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, and William Adams, or will.i.am, some questions from fans.
Motley Crue is calling it quits on Dec. 31, and they want to be remembered for going out on their own terms, singer Vince Neil told CNBC.
DAVOS, Switzerland— Pharrell Williams says he'll have all of humanity singing together at a worldwide concert June 18 to fight global warming. The pop star is teaming up with Nobel Peace Prize-winner Al Gore and producer Kevin Wall to pull off a "Live Earth" concert on seven continents to build support for a U.N. climate pact in Paris among more than 190 nations in...
Sarah Brightman has began preparation for a 10-day, $52 million trip to the International Space Station. NBC News reports.
Peter Shapiro, Dayglo Ventures founder, discusses the Grateful Dead's upcoming 50th anniversary shows this summer.
Donny Osmond explains the key to his success after 50 years in the music business.
Performer Donny Osmond, talks investing, Mitt Romney, and the secret to his 50-year career in show business, at the NYSE.
Spotify added 2.5 million paying subscribers and 10 million users in the last two months of 2014, despite a backlash from stars.
Wu-Tang Clan's RZA is frustrated with the way the music industry has changed and now he's trying to revive the idea of ownership by selling music in a physical device.
Forget better picture, this tech company is all about better sound.
What partnerships mean for the future of iHeartRadio, with iHeartMedia Chairman and CEO Bob Pittman.
Rapper and entrepreneur Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson speaks with CNBC's Julia Boorstin about his SMS headphones; partnership with Intel and competition in the space.
All things old eventually become new again, and apparently obsolete consumer tech brands are no exception.
Once the Motown of Latin music before falling off the map, Fania Records has come full circle thanks to the rise of digital music.