Sony Corp is considering a sale of its Sony/ATV Music Publishing unit, which owns the rights to most of the Beatles' songs, WSJ reports.» Read More
Steve Knopper, Rolling Stone editor, discusses whether 24-year old pop sensation Taylor Swift has the voice to save the ailing recording industry.
Melissa Ethridge is so concerned about making money in the music business, she's experimenting with a mobile game. CNBC's Jane Wells spoke to Ethridge about her new video game.
In case you missed it, CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight to Apple's strategy for Beats.
Etheridge teamed with a mobile game start-up HyperJamz to create a game that's not only addictive, but streams her music at the same time.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Melissa Etheridge is experimenting to see if mobile games can be a new way to distribute music.
Sales for iTunes Store Music is down more than 13 percent, Dow Jones reports.
Nearly 30 years after their demise at the hands of CDs and downloads, 20th century music formats - vinyl LP and cassettes - are staging a comeback.
Monetizing mobile music, Rich Riley, Shazam CEO, wants to connect people to the world and music around them. Riley says Shazam will live in cinemas and the retail environment soon.
In a recent Facebook video U2 front-man Bono apologizes for pushing his latest album on iTunes to users without permission.
Carl Icahn said he would be sending an "interesting" open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Brian Blair, Rosenblatt Securities, thinks Icahn will suggest the company separate its iTunes unit.
Legendary Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry, talks to CNBC's Kelly Evans, ahead of his national book tour for "Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith."
Discussing whether Apple could really be lowering the price of its streaming subscriptions, with Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor.
Oct 1- Satellite radio provider Sirius XM Holdings Inc will appeal a California federal judge's decision finding it liable of copyright infringement for airing pre-1972 songs by the band, The Turtles, and failing to pay royalties. District Judge Philip Gutierrez found that California law gave the 1960 s band copyright protection for its music, including the...
Sept 24- Amazon.com Inc's head of digital music and video is departing the e-commerce company by the end of the year, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear whether Bill Carr, who is a vice president, is leaving Amazon to take another job.
NEW YORK, Sept 24- Two Universal Music Group units sued Monster Beverage Corp on Wednesday for using music co-owned by the Beastie Boys in a promotional video, accusing the energy drink maker of copyright infringement.
Why would Apple plan to shut down Beats Music, as a TechCrunch headline reports? Answer: It’s not.
Apple is in the process of shutting down the Beats streaming music service that it bought in May for $3 billion, according to a report in TechCrunch.
Both Apple and Amazon are going to let their customers share stuff they've bought from their digital storefronts with family members.
The music business has shifted toward downloads and streaming globally. But in Japan, the compact disc is still king. The New York Times reports.
After receiving numerous complaints, Apple has made it easier for users to delete the U2 album it had given to iTunes subscribers.