Speaking to CNBC at the CommunicAsia in Singapore, Sunita Kaur, MD for Asia Pacific at Spotify, says piracy is the biggest hurdle for the music-streaming service in Asia.» Read More
Rapper and entrepreneur Redfoo speaks to Mad Money host Jim Cramer about his favorite stocks.
The prefab, gaudily costumed 1970s group the Village People and its big hit “Y.M.C.A.” are enduring symbols of the disco era. But now this campy and eternally popular song has become the centerpiece of what could be a significant test of copyright law. The New York Times reports.
One author suggests a change in perspective might be more constructive than continuing to fight losing battles - his inspiration: Beastie Boys.
Bids for EMI suggest that the British music company could fetch more than $4 billion, allowing Citigroup to recoup about three-quarters of the money it lent to Guy Hands’ ill-fated private equity buy-out in 2007.
Well, the recording executives may, in fact, be big, greedy dunderheads. But over the years, little by little, they’ve tried to make online music sales fairer and more convenient. CNBC Contributor David Pogue reports on technology.
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Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27.
Rebecca Black proves you can't keep a good-girl-who-can't-really-sing-but-still-has-chutzpah down.
Fred Rosen, the godfather of the $18-billion-a-year tickets business, is on a new mission to change it, the New York Times reports.
In an international environment, many economists and companies think they can organize their companies as they did in the US. In reality, the international market consists of approximately 180 different countries and you have to think uniquely toward each of them. You can’t “export America” to them all.
For many Internet users, YouTube is synonymous with online video. But Mike Michaud and several friends who live in suburban Chicago are trying to change that, the New York Times reports.
Soon after Apple started its music-centric social network Ping last year, Steven P. Jobs reached out to Lady Gaga and her business manager, Troy Carter, for feedback, the New York Times reports.
Amazon, Google and Apple are among the companies that will fight to dominate the consumer cloud technology space, primarily through music storage platforms.
One superstar who may be in desperate need of an Extreme Makeover Home Edition is someone who indulges in extreme makeovers: Lady Gaga.
Gene Simmons voted for Barack Obama, but thinks Donald Trump makes more sense. Better yet, the rocker/entrepreneur suggests we make him "benevolent dictator" for six months and he'd cut $7 trillion in debt. Unions, watch out.
Gene Simmons, "KISS" front man and entrepreneur discusses the launch of Ortsbo, a language translation product for social media, and new business venture, Cool Springs Life estate planning, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley play rock music as a side job. Their real jobs are marketing the KISS brand, licensing their names across a myriad of products. And now across a myriad of languages.
Pharrell Williams is one of the most powerful forces in music — a Grammy winning musician, who's produced and scored dozens of hits from pop to rap. He even wrote the "Lovin' It" jingle for McDonalds that's inescapable if you turn on the TV.
Sperling took all those criteria and came up with a list of the top 10 cities for young people.
After three months of bidding, Warner Music was finally sold to Access Industries' Len Blavatnik for $3.3 billion. Blavatnik, a Russian billionaire with a taste for deal-making is paying a premium of about a third over WMG's average share price, which is certainly good for investors.