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Matt Rennie, managing director at The Box Plus Network, explains why music channels are still a "healthy business" despite a shift towards streaming.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports from Spotify's "We've got some news" event, where the music website is launching video content.
CNBC's Jon Fortt provides a preview of Spotify's "We've got some news" event held later this morning, as competition in the music space grows.
LOS ANGELES— Hans-Holger Albrecht entered a crowded music-streaming market when he became CEO of Paris- based Deezer in February. A month after taking the helm, Jay Z relaunched Tidal in the U.S. and a month from now, Albrecht faces the prospect of Apple Inc. relaunching Beats Music. Albrecht's job is to popularize Deezer globally, building off a base of 6 million...
As physical music sales wane, success in the industry boils down to live performance and social media, Emin Agalorov said.
The coffee chain's loyalty members will gain access to Starbucks music on Spotify and have input on in-store playlists.
INDIANOLA, Miss.— Outside Indianola, B.B. King was a blues superstar, a guitar legend who inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and countless other musicians. He would stay there practically all day, "said Ruthie King, a 65- year-old who is not related to the bluesman. B.B. King, born as Riley B. King, died at 89 on Thursday at his home in Las Vegas.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports Spotify will roll out its new streaming service next week. This comes before Apple's unveil of its Beats music service.
Pandora said it would appeal a court ruling that could force it to pay more in royalties.
Slash, the former lead guitarist of Guns N' Roses, shares his secrets to success and how he is as a boss.
Slash is turning his attention to a new cause beyond rock music and setting his sights on the illegal ivory trade.
If the end of the world were today, here are five songs Slash, the former lead guitarist of Guns N' Roses, would cherish.
The "King of Blues" passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera.
Tradiio allows users to invest virtual currencies in upcoming artists, but it faces competition from larger rivals Spotify and YouTube. CNBC's Arjun Kharpal reports.
Jack Kent, senior mobile analyst at IHS, says that Tradiio focuses more on the niche user, who's looking for discovery in fresh music and artists.
May 15- Internet radio service Pandora Media Inc said it will appeal a rate court ruling that could force the company to pay higher royalties to Broadcast Music Inc for music licenses. The latest court decision comes close on the heels of a court ruling in favor of Pandora last week, rejecting an effort by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers...
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio State University named an associate marching band director Thursday as the replacement for Jonathan Waters, who was fired for turning a blind eye to a "sexualized culture" there. Christopher Hoch will serve on an interim basis. The possibility he'll stay on permanently as leader of the celebrated band known to fans as the Best Damn Band in the...
LOS ANGELES— Music streaming service Rdio is unveiling a new $4- per-month plan that allows subscribers to save 25 songs to their smartphone for offline listening while getting ad-free Internet radio with unlimited skips. T-Mobile gives away the service to its highest-tier subscribers and reserves the $4 price for its other customers.
Rdio is announcing a new subscription tier. Anthony Bay, Rdio CEO, provides insight to Rdio Select priced at $3.99 a month.
Apple's new Beats-based streaming service will be called "Apple Music." Henry Blodget, Business Insider, and Jon Fortt, discuss whether they can get it right.