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  • Windows phone? Your music is 10 years behind Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 10:51 AM ET

    Exclusive data provided to CNBC by iHeartMedia shows which artists/genres are most popular based on the type of phone somebody owns.

  • Motley Crue's biggest money mistake?  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 10:41 AM ET

    The legendary rock band discuss some of their most notable financial follies.

  • Digital ads: Keep the buzz alive  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 6:45 AM ET

    Gogi Gupta, Gupta Media founder & CEO, discusses how online promotions keep music albums in the spotlight on the heels of Sunday night's Grammy Awards.

  • The obscure Brazilian booze Snoop Dogg just loves Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Snoop Dogg is an investor in Brazilian spirit Cuca Fresca.

    'I get involved when I see big opportunities for growth, and this is one of them,' the rapper said.

  • Will it get better for Pandora?  Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 11:26 AM ET

    What Pandora's earnings miss means for the company's future, with Richard Greenfield, BTIG.

  • Madonna and millennials: A match made on Snapchat Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 3:57 PM ET
    Madonna

    Madonna on Thursday will premiere a music video for her song "Living for Love" on picture messaging app Snapchat.

  • Among the nominees for this year's top awards- song, record and album of the year- only British soul singer Sam Smith and R&B artist Pharrell Williams had a hit that placed among the top 10 radio songs in total plays in 2014, according to Nielsen Music. Such is the promise of streaming that Apple Inc bought headphone maker Beats for $3 billion last year, in part for its...

  • Among the nominees for this year's top awards- song, record and album of the year- only British soul singer Sam Smith and R&B artist Pharrell Williams had a hit that placed among the top 10 radio songs in total plays in 2014, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Such is the promise of streaming that Apple Inc bought headphone maker Beats for $3 billion last year, in part...

  • Here's what Apple wants to do with Beats Music Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 2:20 PM ET
    The Beats headphone store in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City.

    The company has major plans for its recently acquired music streaming service, according to one report.

  • The CNBC Crowdfinance Vice Average Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    This list represents the largest capital commitments raised by private U.S. companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.

  • Body like Beyoncé? Songstress starts vegan venture Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    Beyoncé has now announced a partnership with an exercise physiologist; to launch a home-delivery service for the "22 Days Nutrition” challenge.

  • Super Bowl XLIX smashes Twitter records Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 8:06 AM ET
    People walk past the logo for Super Bowl XLIX on Jan. 28, 2015 in Phoenix.

    Twitter hailed the Super Bowl XLIX between Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots as 'the most tweeted @superbowl ever'.

  • Coffee and iPhones: Investment advice from Kenny G Saturday, 31 Jan 2015 | 5:00 PM ET
    Musician Kenny G performs at Hard Rock Cafe, Times Square, Jan. 14, 2014, in New York.

    Musicians entering the industry should control their finances and convert success into long-term investments, jazzman Kenny G tells CNBC.

  • Jay Z wants to take on Spotify and Apple Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Sean Jay Z Carter

    Jay Z wants to grow his empire by buying a streaming music business, and that puts him in direct competition with Spotify and Apple's Beats.

  • *OPEC increases Jan. output to 30.37 bpd- Reuters survey. LONDON, Jan 30- Oil fell below $49 a barrel on Friday and was on course for its seventh straight month of declines, the longest such bear run on record as a supply glut showed no signs of easing with OPEC increasing production in January. Benchmark Brent crude prices have kept within a band of $45- $50 a barrel since...

  • Taylor Swift: Now she’ll 'never go out of style' Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 3:00 PM ET
    Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift Inc. takes a new turn this week, and instead of hacking, she's now putting copyright on her favorite phrases.

  • Hackers gonna hack: Taylor Swift's twitter hijacked Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 1:18 PM ET
    Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift's personal twitter account was hacked on Tuesday.

  • Foster: 'Asia's Got Talent' can be a huge hit  Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 7:46 PM ET

    David Foster, chairman of Verve Music Group and a 16-time Grammy Award winner, will be one of the judges for the first season of "Asia's Got Talent." He explains why the show has the potential to be a huge hit.

  • Bob Dylan giving away album ... to AARP members? Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:36 PM ET
    Bob Dylan performs at The Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas, Aug. 4, 2009.

    The multi-platinum recording artist is giving away 50,000 CD copies of his new album to AARP The Magazine readers.

  • What Davos means to Will.i.am  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    Will.i.am, artist and entrepreneur, says that Davos is a great opportunity to meet people who can collaborate with other important people on their key ideas.