DUBLIN, Ohio-- There isn't a pro golfer who doesn't have a story about a "Play That Funky Music" ringtone coming from the gallery during a backswing, or the time a tourist with a flip phone was snapping photos in the middle of a critical putt. Jack Nicklaus, founder and host of the Memorial, applauds the steps taken.» Read More
FRANKFURT, March 1- Bertelsmann, Europe's largest media company, is buying private equity firm KKR's stake in their joint venture music rights management company BMG. BMG is a rights management company for music publishing and recording rights. "We are happy to have BMG back with us entirely," Bertelsmann's Chief Executive Thomas Rabe said.
Live Nation was weighed down by costs in the fourth quarter, but underneath this cloudy headline is some bright news.
Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management, tells CNBC what Bank of Japan nominee Haruhiko Kuroda has in common with Beatles legend Ringo Starr.
People who illegally download or stream pirated content will receive a warning from their internet service provider. Repeat offenders will face tough penalties, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Also Rich Tullo, Albert Fried, discusses rising global music sales.
Feb 25- Streaming music service Spotify has partnered with Ford Motor Co to allow its subscribers to listen to music in more than one million Ford vehicles in North America. Music services like Spotify and Pandora Media Inc are striking partnerships with automakers to make their music available to drivers, especially as Internet access improves in vehicles.
Discussing the landscape of the music business in 2013, and technology's impact on the industry, with Clive Davis of Sony Music Worldwide.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Michael Lynton, Sony Corp. of America CEO, about the growing number of new music services, and just how much technical devices boosts his business.
Korean pop sensation Psy danced right into the middle of Malaysia's increasingly fractious politics as he performed during an event for the nation's governing coalition, known as the National Front, ahead of elections expected to be the closest-fought in Malaysia's history.
Mad Money crew look back on some of the best moments from the week, including one viewer who wished host Jim Cramer a happy birthday.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo offers insight on CNBC's special tonight: "Betting Big on Broadway," which premieres at 9pm ET/PT.
The NFL says there is no indication the Super Bowl halftime show with Beyonce caused the blackout at the game, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.
Phil Ehart, Kansas drummer & band manager, provides an inside look at the current state of the music business, as the band celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Jan 28- Research In Motion Ltd has a gathered a number music and video partners for its BlackBerry 10 storefront, ranging from Walt Disney Co's Walt Disney Studios and Sony Corp's Sony Pictures to Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group.
Jan 28- Research In Motion Ltd announced multiple music and video partners on Monday for its BlackBerry 10 storefront, ranging from Walt Disney Co's Walt Disney Studios and Sony Corp's Sony Pictures to Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group.
Cumulus Media is the largest country music radio broadcaster in the U.S. The company's CEO Lew Dickey, discusses ways in which he is working to keep radio relevant.
"American Idol" star Kelly Clarkson performs "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" at President Barack Obama's second inauguration; Richard Blanco reads the inaugural poem; Reverend Luis Leon gives the benediction; and Beyonce sings the "National Anthem" accompanied by the U.S. Marine Band.
Songza's CEO Elias Roman believes curated playlists that focus on what people are actually doing will draw users to Songza.
Songza CEO Elias Roman makes the case for his company Songza, in front of CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Nat Burgess, Corum Group president, who share their opinions on the business model of the company.
South Korean singer-actor Rain has been given a dressing down for going out with South Korea's sweetheart, Kim Tae-hee, while on compulsory military service - but without his army hat.
Steinway Musical Instruments, the famous manufacturer of pianos, saxophones and trumpets, said on Wednesday it had decided not to sell itself following a 17-month-long exploration of strategic alternatives.