There are reports Apple is asking record companies for more exclusive releases. Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, discusses the tech giant's competition with Spotify.» Read More
Twitter queen Lady Gaga has made an art of data mining through social media. In the process she's revolutionized the music industry.
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Steinway CEO Michael Sweeney says he hopes John Paulson will be involved in the day to day operations, and discusses the latest expansion of the business.
Many on Wall Street wonder why John Paulson bought Steinway. Paulson says he hopes to be an owner for a long time.
Live Nation has rallied more than $100 percent over the past 52 weeks. Live Nation CEO Mike Rapino discusses his business model, and where he sees opportunities to grow around the world.
Although pop star Britney Spears earned millions for commercials with Pepsi, she is investing in Coke. CNBC's Jane Wells has the story.
With Apple's release of iTunes Radio this week, will Pandora be able to keep momentum? Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital, weighs in on the music streaming service up almost 200 percent this year.
Will.i.am recalls how he "lost his life" as a child after drowning and how it taught him to avoid doing "what you know you shouldn't be doing".
Will.i.am tells Tania Bryer that the record company "didn't think there were hits" in Elephunk and how the group decided to ignore their advice and push ahead with the album.
Will.i.am says that the music industry should have grown and created tools such as Napster itself, and highlights that it's now repeating the same mistakes with iTunes.
Will.i.am shares a childhood anecdote in which in uncle reprimanded him for a word he used and taught him the importance of "filling your mind with words".
Will.i.am reveals he started dreaming of taking his family out of his neighborhood when he was 13 after a canned food drive at his school made him realize he came from a poor background.
Will.i.am explains how being invited to the Queen's Jubilee was "emotional" and "overwhelming" as it impressed his grandmother, who remains his "Queen".
Apl.de.ap explains where his and will.i.am's motivation comes from through sharing memories of summer jobs and hours learning everything from dancing to writing and producing.
Will.i.am talks about his commitments outside of music, including his many philanthropic projects such as the i.am.angel Foundation and the work he is doing with the U.K.'s Prince's Trust.
Accompanied by his mother and lifelong friend and partner Apple, Will.i.am retraces his childhood in a tough area. He explains how his stage name came about and discusses the early years of the Black Eyed Peas.
Discussing what Pandora's new CEO Brian McAndrews will bring to the company, with Rich Tullo, Albert Fried & Co. "We prefer to say neutral" on the stock, says Tullo.
Bob Pittman, Clear Channel chairman & CEO, discusses how his partnership with Warner Music will take radio and the music industry to the next level.
Pandora names Brian McAndrews CEO effective immediately. CNBC's Seema Mody reports.
The Village People's original singer has regained control over songs written for the group 35 years later. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details and Victor Willis, original singer for the Village People, explains his battle for the copyrights.