Former Grateful Dead manager Richard Loren, discusses his book "High Notes," which chronicles his two decades and the current "corporatization" of the entertain world.» Read More
One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories. Katy Perry, who was absent from Sunday's awards show because of her world tour, matched One Direction for most wins with...
Jaunt CEO Jens Christensen, discusses the release of Paul McCartney's 360-degree concert, and where the virtual reality industry is going.
Cyrus Mewawalla, managing director at CM Research, thinks Apple's latest move to include music-streaming service Beats on all iPhones is a good move as it will surpass iTunes "old-fashioned" downloading service.
Billboard's weekly compilation of top-selling albums will incorporate streaming music and digital sales, the music tracker said.
LOS ANGELES— Billboard's chart is getting a makeover. It marks the biggest update since 1991, when Nielsen's point-of-sale data was added to measure album sales. This move comes after music acts like Taylor Swift and Jason Aldean pulled their tunes from the streaming service Spotify.
LOS ANGELES, Nov 19- Billboard's weekly compilation of the 200 top-selling albums in the United States will incorporate streaming music and digital sales, the publication and music tracker said on Wednesday, in a move to reflect modern music consumption habits. Silvio Pietroluongo, vice president of charts at Billboard, said the streaming data will make the...
Apple is planning to include music subscription service Beats in the latest iOS update, the Financial Times reports.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Jim Meyer, SiriusXM CEO, about the strength of its music streaming offering and competition in the satellite radio space.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Ian Robertson, BMW Group, discuss the integration of Spotify into BMW cars and how the automaker is incorporating more technology into its new automobiles.
NEW YORK— Justin Timberlake wants to make sure you have a 20/ 20 sound experience when you listen to music: He's now a co-owner of the audio technology company AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc.. Its website showcases examples of songs pre- and post-AfterMaster enhancement, including Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off." Ryckman and Yakus...
Derek Thompson, The Atlantic Senior Editor, discusses how big data is impacting the music industry in his new column called "The Shazam Effect."
Discussing the partnership between Uber and Spotify, Mike Isaac of The New York Times, provides technical insight to the functionality of the flow of music inside the car.
Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss the potential of the partnership between Uber and Spotify.
Billionaire media mogul Barry Diller wants to build a $170 million, futuristic park and performance space off NYC's West Side.
Bono, lead singer of the band U2, will undergo surgery after he injured his arm in a cycling accident in New York's Central Park, the band said.
AUSTIN, Texas— The Dropkick Murphys have canceled a concert after a tour bus carrying the band struck and killed a pedestrian near Austin, Texas. The Massachusetts- based Celtic punk group announced on its Facebook page that a man darted in front of the bus early Sunday as the vehicle was headed to the Dallas airport to drop off one of the band members.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- A 1960 s rock band on Friday won a second victory against Sirius XM Holdings Inc in a closely watched copyright battle affecting digital media. She said that unless Sirius by Dec. 5 raises any factual issues requiring a trial, she will rule outright for the plaintiff, Flo& Eddie Inc, a company controlled by founding Turtles members Howard Kaylan and...
LOS ANGELES— With his infant son clinging to life, Chris Picco picked up a guitar and sang softly to the boy, urging him to "mend those broken wings and learn to fly." "My little fighter, Lennon James Picco, went to sleep in his daddy's arms late last night," the musician with the Loma Linda University Church's youth ministry wrote on his Facebook page Wednesday. "
Warner Music has signed a distribution agreement with Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent, as the record firm tries to expand in China. FT reports.
David Israelite, National Music Publishers Association president & CEO, explains how songwriters are getting taken advantage of by streaming services like Spotify and Pandora. Israelite says Spotify can't succeed if it keeps screwing songwriters and music publishers.