Music & Musicians


  • World's rarest guitars auction     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    New York-based auction house Guernsey's will auction off some of the world's rarest guitars. CNBC's Steve Liesman jams out on a 1934 D'Angelico Excel, which Eric Clapton owned. Arlan Ettinger, Guernsey's President, provides insight.

  • Shazam reveals 'major redesign'     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Rich Riley, Shazam CEO, tells CNBC about the company's partnerships with music-industry players and how it is looking to television to make the app more engaging.

  • Spotify to go IPO?     Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses the possibility of Spotify going public and weighs in on the Netflix "juggernaut."

  • Spotify job posting adds to IPO speculation Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    A Spotify job posting adds to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing.

  • Key Spotify hire raises IPO interest for bankers Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that it's preparing to go public.

  • Beatles business: Still making money, 50 years on Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 9:34 AM ET
    Television host Ed Sullivan with the Beatles on the set of his variety series on Feb. 9, 1964.

    A half century after appearing on Ed Sullivan, the Fab Four continue to have a financial impact as the business of Beatlemania grows.

  • Disney is reporting Q1 EPS of $1.04 on revenue of $12.31 billion. Its CEO Bob Iger discusses the benefits of the Pixar acquisition, and growth at the company.

  • Pandora will report earnings after today's closing bell. Shebly Seyrafi, FBN Securities tech research analyst, and Rich Tullo, Albert Fried & Co. senior financial analyst, debate how to play the stock.

  • More upside for Pandora: Trader     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    FMHR trader Pete Najarian thinks Pandora "owns its space," while Mike Murphy sees growth slowing for the company.

  • Jan 29- Country singers Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw led the nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday with seven nods apiece, and Australian singer Keith Urban followed with six nominations.

  • Jan 29- Country singers Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw led the nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday with seven nods apiece, and Australian singer Keith Urban followed with six nominations.

  • The 15 most bizarre Super Bowl bets Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 8:42 AM ET
    Reporters Erin Andrews and Pam Oliver.

    When the Broncos take on the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, gamblers will be risking money on a series of unique, novelty prop bets.

  • Blues Traveler lead cool with tiny Pandora payout Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 3:09 PM ET
    John Popper of Blues Traveler

    Blues Traveler's lead singer told CNBC's "Kudlow Report" that he's fine with what Internet-radio services pay. Here's why.

  • Songwriters get the runaround     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    Blues Traveler's John Popper discusses how Internet music streaming services like Pandora and Spotify affect royalties.

  • Piano tribute to Popper     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    In honor of Blues Traveler lead singer John Popper joining the Kudlow Report, CNBC security guard and resident pianist Eddy Rodriguez performs BT's "Run-Around" in the lobby of CNBC headquarters.

  • Police: Bieber was belligerent     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports which companies might be affected by Justin Bieber's bad behavior.

  • Bieber's mug shot in Miami     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Pop star Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI, drag racing and resisting arrest in Miami Beach Thursday morning, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Your own music studio     Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on two town houses in Manhattan that come with luxury music rooms.

  • Chuck Leavell: 50 years of the Stones     Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Chuck Leavell, former Rolling Stones keyboardist, discusses the band's upcoming world tour and the business of show biz.

  • Spotify drops listening-time limits     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    Spotify has done away with its listening caps on the Web for people who don't pay for the service. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

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