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  • AEG Live Releases Michael Jackson Rehearsal Footage Friday, 3 Jul 2009 | 5:21 AM ET
    Michael Jackson

    A 30-second snippet of Michael Jackson rehearsing two days before his death was released Thursday, part of more than 100 hours of footage that could be turned into live albums, a movie and a pay-per-view special, the promoter said.

  • Another Music Lawsuit, but with an Unexpected Target Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 3:57 AM ET

    It's not surprising that there's yet another lawsuit claiming copyright infringement in the music industry. But it is surprising that this latest suit doesn't attack typical pirates, but companies that actually run paid online music subscription services.

  • Jackson's 'Wife'? One Woman Claims She's the One Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 6:23 PM ET
    Michael Jackson

    On the same day Michael Jackson's 2002 will was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, there was a court filing by a woman claiming to be the singer's long-time wife and mother of his three children.

  • The Entrepreneurial Spirit Outside Neverland Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 12:31 PM ET
    Neverland

    The tiny town of Los Olivos, California is expecting a huge crush of visitors this holiday weekend as Michael Jackson's body is returned to Neverland. By one local estimate, 200,000 people could show up to try to make their way up the windy two-lane road to Jackson's estate.

  • The "New" Michael Jackson Fortune Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 4:09 PM ET

    Yes, it's totally gruesome to think about how Michael Jackson's estate and others will benefit from the King of Pop's death, but it's inevitable.

  • Michael Jackson Still Selling Tickets - On eBay Monday, 29 Jun 2009 | 11:46 AM ET
    Michael Jackson Ticket

    There are still listings on eBay for tickets to Michael Jackson's now-cancelled tour in London.

  • Jackson Juices Yahoo's Traffic Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:15 PM ET

    In an earlier post I talked about the effect Michael Jackson's death was having on various big players on the internet. But one of the biggest players is seeing some of the biggest impact.

  • Jackson, Inc. Becoming An Online Boom Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:14 PM ET
    Michael Jackson

    The web has become much more than merely a place to post feelings; it's an international global marketplace, and with social networking one of the hottest things going, we're seeing a convergence of financial and personal exchanges on an incredible level in the wake of Michael Jackson's death.

  • Fans Beat It To Michael Jackson's Star Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 1:20 PM ET
    Michael Jackson

    I drove into Hollywood at 2:15a, and as I walked up to Michael Jackson's star on the Walk of Fame, I had to navigate a small throng. Jackson's star has prime real estate on Hollywood Boulevard.

  • Jackson Lived Like King But Died Awash in Debt Friday, 26 Jun 2009 | 3:24 AM ET
    Michael Jackson

    After selling more than 61 million albums in the U.S. and having a decade-long attraction open at Disney theme parks, the "King of Pop" died at age 50 reportedly awash in about $400 million in debt, on the cusp of a final comeback after well over a decade of scandal.

  • Manage Like A Rock Star Tuesday, 16 Jun 2009 | 1:16 PM ET
    Jam!

    In his new book, JAM, author Jeff Carlisi - original founder, lead guitarist and songwriter of 38 Special - writes how a business and a successful rock band is made up of both visionaries and devoted followers, leaders and team players.

  • Cracks in Muzak Monolith as a Young Rival Grows Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | 11:36 AM ET
    El Media Group logo

    When Muzak, the company whose name has become synonymous with syrupy instrumental renditions of pop songs piped into elevators, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February, Joshua Katz’s phone started ringing.

  • Is Ticket Scalping All That Bad? Friday, 12 Jun 2009 | 2:31 PM ET
    Miley Cyrus

    Is ticket scalping all that bad?Miley Cyrus' new crackdown on concert gouging just shows how complex the problem is.

  • Beatles Rock Band

    Microsoft kicked of this year's E3 convention with a glitzy, star-studded press briefing. Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney turned out to celebrate the debut of the Beatles Rock Band video game. Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison even came out to show their support.

  • Music Labels Cut Friendlier Deals With Start-Ups Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 12:16 PM ET
    Spotify

    With CD sales dropping fast, it is not hard to imagine how the major music labels could benefit from the growth of Web start-ups like Imeem. The company’s service lets people listen to songs, discover new artists and share their favorites with friends. And in return, Imeem owes the labels licensing fees for use of the music, the New York Times reports.

  • As the world grapples with headlines about bailouts, bankruptcies and pirates, a lone dove has emerged on YouTube to save the global economy.

  • Cool Factor

    I am the poster child of "Uncool" - I'm always light years behind trends. I'm a total embarrassment to my kids who truly think the song "1985" was written about me - but then, what is cool? Bernie Williams is cool!

  • Musicians Akon and Peter Buffett pose for a photograph as they announce a socially conscious musical collaboration and website.

    A new "issue-inspired song" written by Peter Buffett, gets its debut tonight (Wednesday) at a commemorative concert in the United Nation's General Assembly Hall.  "Blood Into Gold" also features Akon, the internationally-known, Grammy-nominated rap/R&B singer.

  • Can Sirius Tune Its Way Out Of Financial Disaster? Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 1:57 PM ET

    Sirius XM Radio's best source of business — new car sales — has effectively disappeared.

  • Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Biotech Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | 11:03 AM ET
    Elton John

    The Biotechnology Industry Organization just announced that Sir Elton will be the keynote speaker at the 2009 BIO International Convention in Atlanta, the superstar's American hometown.