Jay Z is blasting what he calls a shadowy "smear campaign" to bury his music service before it even begins to take off.» Read More
Shashi Fernando, CEO of angel investor and business incubator Yonder & Beyond, introduces the company's products, such as U.S. social media music app PlayMeet.
Attempts to register a design for the "Left Shark" Internet sensation were quashed by a trademark examiner.
Julia Hartz, Eventbrite president, discusses how her company is building the event marketplace and growing the business model.
SAN FRANCISCO— A Vegas-style nightclub with high-tech light and sound, video screens and several stages has become San Francisco's hottest venue for classical music. SoundBox is the San Francisco Symphony's latest effort to attract a younger audience as it faces dwindling ticket sales and an average attendee age of over 60. With sold out performances that...
President Obama greeted a Jamaican crowd with "wha gwan Jamaica," and instantly became a dancehall music sensation, GlobalPost reports.
The cello is one of five instruments designed and printed by Monad Studio. The 3-D printed instrument made its debut at the Inside 3-D Printing Conference in New York, along with a violin and bass.
The good news is that they're releasing the cast album of the show with a powerhouse cast including Broadway stars Christian Borle, Brian d'Arcy James and Megan Hilty. Songwriters Justin Paul and Benj Pasek and story writer Timothy Allen McDonald hope the giveaway will encourage theaters across the country to do the show or, at the very least, make your long car...
The "Monsters of Rock" cruise is promising five days of "fun, sun and debauchery." Don't forget the ear plugs!
LOS ANGELES— Video of Marion "Suge" Knight plowing into two men with his pickup truck and other key evidence in the former rap music mogul's murder case was released Friday by a Los Angeles court. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen reviewed the items before determining this week that Knight should stand trial. Coen ruled Thursday that there was enough evidence for...
ATLANTA— Paul Walker is not only being remembered onscreen, but in music too: The tribute song for him, "See You Again," hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart Thursday. The song from rapper Wiz Khalifa and budding singer Charlie Puth is from the soundtrack for "Furious 7," the latest installment in the "Fast& Furious" film series that featured Walker.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan on the growth of digital music sales.
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 13, 2015:. 1. See You Again, Wiz Khalifa. 2. Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson.
LONDON— Revenue from digital music matched that from physical albums and discs for the first time in 2014, a global industry body said Tuesday. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry's annual report said digital and physical sales each accounted for 46 percent of the $14.97 billion in global music revenues. "Music companies are charting a...
SANTA MONICA, Calif.— The publisher of "Guitar Hero" is readying a comeback tour. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced plans Tuesday to resurrect the once-popular video game franchise, which involved players rhythmically tapping guitar-shaped controllers along to music. "We said we would bring it back when we've got true innovation," said Jamie Jackson, creative...
Spotify is nearing a deal to raise $400 million, valuing the music streaming service provider at $8.4 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported.
April 10- Apple Inc has approached more than a dozen musicians, including British band Florence and the Machine, in an effort to sign exclusive deals for some of their music to be streamed on Beats, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company is in talks with Florence and the Machine to give Apple limited streaming rights to a track from...
Spotify investors value the site at $8.4 billion according to sources, reports Dow Jones.
Quirky has announced another major partnership—this time with Harman International, a maker of audio equipment, to develop new headphones.
Singer-songwriter Don McLean sold his original manuscript and notes to "American Pie" for $1.2 million.
Celebrity-backed streaming service Tidal has already sailed in to choppy waters, with Twitter users already complaining about its cost & piracy risk.