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  • SEOUL, Sept 12- With big businesses like LVMH and Samsung for back-up, the South Korean music impresario who unleashed rapper Psy on the world in 2012 is laying plans to crack China's fashion and entertainment market- K-Pop style.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Kenny G, the best-selling jazz musician who once played at President Bill Clinton's inaugural ball, wakes up every morning to Starbucks. Instead, the man whose real name is Kenny Gorelick obsessively checks the company's stock price.

  • Idina Menzel at Cantor Charity Day     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson speaks to Tony-award winning Idina Menzel, about raising money for Fred Gabler Helping Hand Camp Fund, Inc., to help commemorate the lives lost in the September 11, 2001, terror attack.

  • Dispute over Duke Ellington royalties in court Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 3:01 AM ET

    ALBANY, New York— Jazz composer Duke Ellington's grandson urged New York's highest court on Thursday to reinstate his lawsuit seeking half the foreign royalties from Ellington's music for his heirs.

  • Story behind Apple & U2     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 11:38 AM ET
    Tim Cook with U2 at the Apple event on Sept. 9, 2014.

    Apple and U2 are teaming up to give away their new album. CNBC Julia Boorstin discusses their exclusive deal to give away 500 million albums to iTunes users.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- Veteran Irish rockers U2 pulled off the largest album release in history at Tuesday's Apple Inc event to launch new products, after making its latest record available for free on Apple's iTunes online stores to half a billion iTunes users.

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- Veteran Irish rockers U2 pulled off a surprise at Apple Inc's event to launch new products on Tuesday, making its latest album available for free on Apple's iTunes online store. The Grammy Award-winning band performed at the Cupertino, California event, at which Apple unveiled two new iPhones, a smart watch and a mobile payments system.

  • Alabama music festival cancels CeeLo Green show Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    MOBILE, Ala.— A music festival in Mobile, Alabama, is canceling an appearance by singer CeeLo Green following his online comments about sexual assault. Mobile Bayfest CEO Bobby Bostwick issued a statement Monday saying Green's performance scheduled for Oct. 4 is being called off.

  • Stand Up to Cancer telethon raises $109 million Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 1:52 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— The star-studded Stand Up to Cancer telethon that aired on broadcast and cable networks in the United States and Canada raised $109 million. The hour-long broadcast on Friday featured performances by The Who, Dave Matthews Band, Ariana Grande and a closing number by Jennifer Hudson, Common and Lupe Fiasco.

  • Future of headphones & wireless audio     Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Kevin Lee, Sol Republic CEO, discusses the next wave in music services and the launch of their new campaign with Olympian Michael Phelps called "Music Made Me Do It."

  • Facebook expands its video realm by news feed Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    ''For us, Facebook has become the primary platform that we use to communicate content to fans,' a Beyonce rep says.

    YouTube is still the big gorilla, but news feed has helped Facebook fuel its rapid growth in the video space. Just ask Beyonce's rep. The NYT reports.

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Colorado resort town becomes a set for Bud Light commercial, but some aren't' Up for Whatever' Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant in 2015; CEO calls for harmonizing safety standards S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Colorado resort town becomes a set for a beer commercial, but some aren't' Up for Whatever' Mercedes to build new SUV at Alabama plant in 2015; CEO calls for harmonizing safety standards S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Colorado resort town becomes a set for a beer commercial, but some aren't' Up for Whatever' S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences Family Dollar rebuffs Dollar General's latest offer; Dollar Tree willing to shed more stores

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5 p.m. EDT Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:55 PM ET

    E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Colorado resort town becomes a set for a beer commercial, but some aren't' Up for Whatever' S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences Family Dollar rebuffs Dollar General's latest offer; Dollar Tree willing to shed more stores

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Colorado resort town becomes a set for a beer commercial, but some aren't' Up for Whatever' S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences Family Dollar rebuffs Dollar General's latest offer; Dollar Tree willing to shed more stores

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences Family Dollar rebuffs Dollar General's latest offer; Dollar Tree willing to shed more stores European Central Bank offers more stimulus, by itself won't raise Europe from the doldrums

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Mexican official: $9.2 B massive airport won't damage environment Tracing the history of the blue jean More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Albanian central bank chief arrested for alleged abuse of office over cash reserve theft Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Mexican official: $9.2 B massive airport won't damage environment Tracing the history of the blue jean More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Albanian central bank chief arrested for alleged abuse of office over cash reserve theft Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences

  • E-commerce company Alibaba Group seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion to set new IPO record US job gains weaken in August, show economic recovery is still prone to occasional slowdowns S&P 500 hits record as investors buy dividend-rich utility stocks; Ukraine outlook improves Shoppers' love affair with yoga pants trumps jeans Tracing the history of the blue jean More mutual fund managers are looking for bonds that help the environment, community Albanian central bank chief arrested for alleged abuse of office over cash reserve theft Apple planning to add more security measures after celebrity photo hacking incident Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help to sell tickets and more to larger audiences Family Dollar rebuffs Dollar General's latest offer; Dollar Tree willing to shed more stores