Nancy Giles, Social Commentator, talks about Beyonce's surprise album release, the $400 million jackpot and where the money goes, and even weighs in on bitcoin.» Read More
New CEO and co-founder of Groupon Eric Lefkofsky listened to Mason's songs for the first time on "Squawk on the Street" and likened one of them to a song by a muppet.
The first of August is Jerry Garcia's birthday. He would have been 71. The Dead's rhythm guitarist Bob Weir talks to CNBC about his longtime bandmate.
Bob Weir, rhythm guitarist and vocalist in The Grateful Dead, tells CNBC his memories of Garcia and reflects on why the Dead's music is still so popular today.
For a variety of reasons, most economists take a dim view of how effective an entertainment boycott of Florida would be.
The Rolling Stones saxophone player Tim Ries joins "Summer on the Street" to talk about his career, Mick Jagger, and discuss the impact services like iTunes and Spotify have on the music industry.
Big trouble ahead for the likes of Spotify and Pandora? CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Spotify defended itself, saying it is doing everything it can do support new musicians.
In an interview with "V Magazine," Prince says he doesn't own a cell phone, and the New York Times reports that Amazon is cutting back on book discounts. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kayla Tausche discuss.
Inside the secret world of concert ticket sales: When you try to buy seats to see your favorite artist, ever wonder why they sell out so quickly? The answer may surprise you.
NEW YORK, July 1- Steinway Musical Instruments Inc., the 160- year-old manufacturer of pianos, saxophones and trumpets, said on Monday it had agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Kohlberg& Co. in a deal valued at about $438 million.
If incoming Bank of England governor Mark Carney was likened to one of the Beatles, which would he be? Analyst say that he's more of a Ringo Starr than Paul McCartney.
Jim Allen, chairman at Hard Rock International, discusses the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London, which was moved to the Olympic Park and how it will allow them to expand the brand in other parts of the world.
Cowen analyst John Blackledge discusses his upgrade of Pandora shares to outperform, while singer-songwriter David Lowery speaks out on the company's royalties policy.
Ilan Zechory, Rap Genius founder, pitches his company to the "Power Pitch" crew. The website allows users to read interesting annotations on rap lyrics. Greg Selkoe, Karmaloop CEO, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss their thoughts on the business.
BMG, part of German publisher Bertelsmann, has signed to represent the music catalogue of the Stones, who are on tour celebrating 50 years in the music business.
Good Morning to You Productions is challenging Warner/Chappell Music's copyright to "Happy Birthday to You," saying it should be for public use.
Songza provides users with a playlist based on an activity. Elias Roman, co-founder & CEO of Songza, discusses how his company plans to survive amid competition.
Mona Scott-Young speaks to FM's Karen Finerman about whether she thinks of herself has a woman in business, or a person in business; her worst business move ever; and her newest venture with moscato.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple's big announcements at its WWDC today. David Garrity, GVA Research, and Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider, discuss whether they're impressed with Apple's announcements today.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Apple has introduced its iTunes Radio product. There will be no subscription.
Apple is expected to reveal a digital radio service and changes to the software behind iPhones and iPads on Monday as the company opens its annual conference.