Former Grateful Dead manager Richard Loren, discusses his book "High Notes," which chronicles his two decades and the current "corporatization" of the entertain world.» Read More
After receiving numerous complaints, Apple has made it easier for users to delete the U2 album it had given to iTunes subscribers.
SEOUL, Sept 12- With big businesses like LVMH and Samsung for back-up, the South Korean music impresario who unleashed rapper Psy on the world in 2012 is laying plans to crack China's fashion and entertainment market- K-Pop style.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- Kenny G, the best-selling jazz musician who once played at President Bill Clinton's inaugural ball, wakes up every morning to Starbucks. Instead, the man whose real name is Kenny Gorelick obsessively checks the company's stock price.
CNBC's Mary Thompson speaks to Tony-award winning Idina Menzel, about raising money for Fred Gabler Helping Hand Camp Fund, Inc., to help commemorate the lives lost in the September 11, 2001, terror attack.
Apple and U2 are teaming up to give away their new album. CNBC Julia Boorstin discusses their exclusive deal to give away 500 million albums to iTunes users.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- Veteran Irish rockers U2 pulled off the largest album release in history at Tuesday's Apple Inc event to launch new products, after making its latest record available for free on Apple's iTunes online stores to half a billion iTunes users.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 9- Veteran Irish rockers U2 pulled off a surprise at Apple Inc's event to launch new products on Tuesday, making its latest album available for free on Apple's iTunes online store. The Grammy Award-winning band performed at the Cupertino, California event, at which Apple unveiled two new iPhones, a smart watch and a mobile payments system.
Kevin Lee, Sol Republic CEO, discusses the next wave in music services and the launch of their new campaign with Olympian Michael Phelps called "Music Made Me Do It."
YouTube is still the big gorilla, but news feed has helped Facebook fuel its rapid growth in the video space. Just ask Beyonce's rep. The NYT reports.
Lew Dickey, Cumulus Media chairman & CEO, Anthony Bay, Rdio CEO, discuss Rdio's free music model and competition in the music streaming space.
Marie-Alicia Chang, co-founder of Semetric, discusses the music industry and how live events such as festivals drive online streaming and downloading.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, about the summer concert season and growth in the industry. Rapino says it's been a record year for stadium concerts.
CD sales and digital music sales are on the decline, so concerts—with sky-high ticket prices—are a gold mine for the industry.
Violinist Charlie Siem discusses the financial investment required to become a professional musician.
If use a Windows phone, you can finally get access to free Spotify.
50 Cent nominated rival Floyd Mayweather to an Ice Bucket Challenge that didn't involve a bucket of ice water or the ALS Foundation.
Medium is preparing its next foray into Web publishing: A digital magazine dedicated to stories about music, Re/code reports.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports music app Shazam has grown 34 percent in the past year to over 100 million active users, a bigger mobile base than Pinterest or Snapchat.
Shazam CEO Rich Riley, breaks down the company's 3 part business model and discusses their partnership with U.S. movie theaters. Riley says Shazam is trying to provide the best way for people to engage with music, TV and live events.
The NFL has asked potential halftime show performers to pay to play, receiving less than enthused responses.