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Steve Liesman's conversation with American Express and members of the Grateful Dead about their free show at Madison Square Garden. The show is to benefit the Robin Hood Foundation.
NEW YORK— Streaming music company Pandora said Wednesday it is buying ticket seller Ticketfly for $450 million in a deal the two see changing the way fans find new music and learn about concerts, and artists plan their tours. "We believe this acquisition closes the loop for Pandora by creating a one-stop-shop for artist discovery, marketing, and concert ticket...
The Grateful Dead and John Mayer have announced a free show in New York City, sponsored by American Express and designed to raise money for charity.
LA-based indie band Milo Greene talks about the music industry in the digital age at the Culture Collide Music Festival in San Francisco.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with members of the Grateful Dead about their free show at Madison Square Garden to benefit the Robin Hood Foundation.
Anything with a signature tie to the “King of Rock and Roll” is guaranteed to sell and one instrument could soon sell for over half a million dollars.
FDA officials say research shows young people who identify with hip-hop are more likely to use cigarettes and other tobacco products than their peers. But FDA officials predict they can convincingly pitch their message to hip-hop fans, based on focus group testing. No major recording artists are associated with the campaign, but FDA officials said they are...
The veteran band and Mayer, who joined forces for the supergroup Dead& Company this summer, announced Monday that 5,000 fans will have a chance to win two tickets each to their Nov. 7 show in New York City. "People who want to hear the music get to hear it for free and we get to promote our music and share it with people," Bob Weir said in an interview with The Associated Press...
So Amazon.com Inc. secured original children's music from The Pop Ups and Lisa Loeb for free streaming to give Prime members another reason to keep their $99- a-year membership. Meanwhile, a rival service, Rhapsody, is rewarding premium, $10- a-month subscribers with a feature that lets children take control of music when mommy or daddy passes over a mobile phone.
LAS VEGAS— Janet Jackson is canceling her Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 shows at Planet Hollywood Resort& Casino to rest her vocal chords, and the Las Vegas stop on her "Unbreakable" tour will move to a new 20,000- seat arena in May. The move is a loss for Caesars Entertainment Corp., which owns the venue at Planet Hollywood that features regular performances by Britney Spears and...
Sunita Kaur, Asia Pacific managing director at Spotify, says streaming music services challenge the notion of access versus ownership.
Cary Sherman, CEO of Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), says the music business is undergoing an enormous transition such as a surprise rise in vinyl album sales.
China's rampant piracy market is the reason why Apple decided to launch Apple Music in the mainland at a lower price, says Rob Enderle, president and principal analyst at Enderle Group.
PORTLAND, Ore.— Discounts on pot, free food for folks with the munchies and live music will usher in a historic day for Oregon and for marijuana advocates across the country Thursday, as recreational sales of the drug that is still illegal under federal law begin in the state. Oregon is one of four states that have legalized the sale of recreational marijuana.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.— Regional Mexican music singer and television star Larry Hernandez will be extradited to South Carolina where he has been accused of kidnapping and assault during a business dispute, a judge ruled Wednesday. Hernandez, 38, consented to extradition during a court hearing in San Bernardino, California, and will remain jailed without bail...
If you signed up for a three-month trial of Apple Music on day one, you'l have to start paying as of Thursday.
Music streaming service Spotify is becoming available for Google's Chromecast, and testing targeted advertisements. Spotify's chief revenue officer Jeff Levick, discusses competition in the space.
Apple has to get streaming right, explains Shelly Palmer, Landmark Ventures.
CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at Music City's startup scene, part of a larger push in Tennessee to drive business growth.
Apple Music is now available in China for 10 yuan a month, but the tech giant may face several challenges selling the service to Chinese customers.