District Judge Thomas Griesa, who will preside over the trial in federal court in Manhattan, said in a court order on Thursday that because of Grooveshark's actions he will tell jurors they can choose to award the statutory maximum of $150,000 in damages per song. But if the jury awards that amount, Grooveshark's parent company, Escape Media Group Inc, could be...» Read More
Have the last few years left you looking like a cross-eyed Mary? Were your retirement plans bungled ... in the jungle? Maybe the financial collapse has left you feeling like a dead duck, spitting out pieces of your broken luck. Oh, Aqualung.
Founding Grateful Dead band member Bob Weir and his partner, Chris McCutcheon, TRI Studios, discuss how they plan to monetize their new studio, which was built for streaming live audio and video. With CNBC's Steve Liesman and the Fast Money traders.
Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.
Gary Shenk, Corbis CEO, discusses the launch of an online music service aimed at licensing songs for professional use, and which major companies will provide the music to customers.
Kennedy pointed out that Pandora is still making three times as much money off desktop listening as it is off mobile listening, which means they’re well positioned to grow mobile monetization.
Patricia Augustin, 19, of Indonesia says she scours the Internet every day for the latest updates on Korean pop music. Paula Lema Aguirre, a high school student from Peru, says she is happiest when she sings Korean songs, especially “It Hurts,” the group 2NE1’s single about teenage love, NYT reports.
Davy Jones, a former actor turned singer who helped propel the TV rock band The Monkees to the top of the pop charts and into rock `n' roll history, died Wednesday in Florida. He was 66
It seems that the end of obsolescence is back for more blood. This time its unwary victim is the film industry.
Whitney Houston may be gone, but she certainly isn’t forgotten. In fact, people are thinking about—and buying—her music now more than ever.
Soul singer Adele triumphed in her return to music's stage on Sunday, scooping up six Grammys and winning every category in which she was nominated including album of the year for "21" and best record with "Rolling In the Deep."
Sony Music executives will meet this week in New York to determine a strategy for marketing the nine albums, soundtracks and compilations that feature Whitney Houston, the pop singer who died on Saturday at age 48, according to two people familiar with the plans.
A year ago, Clive Davis' glittery pre-Grammy showcase was winding down after electric performances from Mumford & Sons, Jennifer Hudson and others when the grandest name of all, Whitney Houston, walked on stage to close the evening with what promised to be a show-stopping tribute to her famous cousin, Dionne Warwick.
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
A generation of music lovers is getting ripped off. That's the feeling among audiophiles including Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, who say that MP3 compression has ruined the music. In some cases, it’s ruining your ears.
Last August, as News Corporation scrambled to contain a phone-hacking scandal at its British newspaper unit, Chase Carey, the company’s president and chief operating officer, proposed an idea to his boss, Rupert Murdoch: buy back $5 billion worth of stock, the New York Times reports.
There’s been a ton of attention today to the massive to the anti-piracy Stop Online Piracy Act - But few have explained why EVERY SINGLE media giant supports the bill and why they’re desperate to fight piracy.
Reports of the death of the music industry have been greatly exaggerated. After years of decline, total album sales (both physical and digital) were up 1.3 percent last year.
Who are some athletes and celebrities who have taken out insurance policies to cover their assets? FInd out!
Not sick of holiday music yet? This will seal the deal. I've compiled a list of the worst songs of the holidays.
Divorced couples sometimes have to see each other at work. Some share ownership of a business but communicate only through lawyers and underlings. Others go on 300-day international stadium tours together.