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CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jeff Levick, Spotify chief revenue officer, discuss the addition of Led Zeppelin to Spotify's platform and the company's new mobile strategy. We are focused on innovation and international expansion, Levick says.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Spotify is making free service available to mobile users through playlist shuffle mode, and announces an exclusive deal for Led Zeppelin's music catalog.
NEW YORK-- While she's excited her ballad "Just Give Me a Reason" is nominated for the song of the year Grammy, Pink says she believes her husband deserves some credit for its success.
NEW YORK-- Thanks to her role on Fox's "Glee," Lea Michele is no stranger to recording music. On "Glee," Michele plays Rachel Berry, a college student in New York City who dreams of becoming a famous Broadway star. Fox is part of 21st Century Fox Inc..
NEW YORK-- The Berlin Philharmonic will open Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 season with four concerts in October and will give two performances of Bach's "St. Matthew Passion "directed by Peter Sellars at the Park Avenue Armory. The Carnegie season opens Oct. 1 with Berlin music director Simon Rattle conducting the orchestra and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
Williams-Sonoma is offering edible gingerbread estates, and 18.5 million viewers watched the "Sound of Music" Thursday. Pop culture commentator Chuck Nice, shares his opinions on these topics.
NEW YORK-- Whew, that was nerve-wracking, right? But somehow the cast and crew of NBC's three-hour live telecast of "The Sound of Music" pulled it off Thursday night with only a trodden-on dress, some inconsistent sound levels and a flubbed few words.
NEWPORT, R.I.-- The Newport Jazz Festival is adding a third day of music to mark its 60th anniversary and will focus that day on new and emerging acts, part of a plan to ensure the event does not become a "museum piece," festival producer George Wein said Wednesday.
James McQuivey, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, says the music industry has stopped hemorrhaging and could learn from working with BitTorrent.
Rich Riley, Shazam CEO, discusses the company's partnership with media agency Mindshare and securing a $40 million investment from billionaire Carlos Slim.
NEW YORK-- The Coen brothers' folk music tale "Inside Llewyn Davis" has won best film at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York. Best actor went to Matthew McConaughey for his performance in the HIV drama " Dallas Buyer's Club." Steve Buscemi presented a posthumous tribute to his "Sopranos" co-star James Gandolfini.
Pandora cannot work without a "lot more advertising," SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer told CNBC. "The competition for me has always been free" radio, he continued.
Discussing Sirius' strategy to put its radio in more cars, with James Meyer, Sirius XM CEO. Liberty Media president, CEO & director Greg Maffei, asks Meyer how many Sirius-enabled cars are not currently active users.
James Meyer, Sirius XM CEO, discusses how his radio remains competitive against Pandora. Liberty Media president, CEO & director Greg Maffei, weighs in.
Florian Leonhard, founder of Florian Leonhard Fine Violins, talks about his restoration business and how investing in violins brings in double-digit returns per annum.
Violinist Aisha Syed fills the CNBC studio with music by playing her Stradivarius violin.
BuzzFeed president and COO and CNBC contributor Jon Steinberg says Pandora is a "little bit cheap, but the company needs innovation."
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Pandora's earnings beat, and what Spotify's valuation after it secures $250 million in new financing might be.
Spreecast co-founder and CEO Jeff Fluhr, discusses his company's focus on media and education, as well as how Spreecast differs from Ustream.
LONDON, Oct 24- Virgin Group founder Richard Branson recalled that selling his Virgin Records music label more than two decades ago was "like selling your children" even though he pocketed a billion dollars in the deal.