Entertainment Music & Musicians

  • Music to the world's ears

    Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist, talks about the importance of introducing children to the world of music and addressing the problem of world hunger.

  • SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— Bob Dylan would surely still recognize the low-ceilinged room in Caffe Lena where he played a couple of gigs almost 60 years ago. Dylan performed twice there early in his career, when the young singer born in Minnesota as Robert Zimmerman was just making his way onto New York City's folk scene. "It's a legendary place," said Jeff Place, archivist...

  • The Sony Cooperation logo is seen at a trade fair in Yokohama, Japan, February 25, 2016.

    Broader changes are coming to Sony's company's structure, the company said on Friday.

  • The Oakland, California- based company has been facing increasing competition from Spotify and Apple Inc.' s music service. Pandora anticipates beating its previously announced forecast for fourth-quarter revenue in a range of $362 million to $374 million, citing its strong advertising performance. Pandora Media Inc. is expected to report its...

  • Offices at Pandora

    Pandora Media said it would reduce its U.S.-based workforce as it seeks to become profitable in the fiercely competitive market for music streaming.

  • Apple Music

    Apple is planning to create its own TV shows and movies in order to compete with rival streaming services, The Wall Street Journal reports.

  • NEW YORK— Prince's estate has signed a deal with Global Music Rights, founded by entertainment industry powerhouse Irving Azoff, to represent songs written by the icon. Prince was signed to performing rights company ASCAP until 2014. GMR was founded by Randy Grimmett and Azoff, who manages John Mayer, Bon Jovi, the Eagles, Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani and other...

  • LOS ANGELES— Grammy winner Richard Carpenter is suing over royalties he contends are owed from licensing "Carpenters" songs for online services such as Apple's iTunes. Carpenter filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Universal Music Group seeking more than $2 million in royalties. An email message to Universal Music Group was not...

  • Vinyl is back and people love it

    Despite being in an digital world, consumers are falling in love with the nostalgic vinyl products says Deloitte Head of TMT, Ed Shedd.

  • President Obama gets job offer from Spotify

    The CEO of Spotify tweeted a job opening directed at Barack Obama for the 'President of Playlists.'

  • Prince left behind $25M in real estate, 67 gold bars

    The singer acquired $25.4 million worth of real estate and other personal property before his death.

  • Prince performence on October 11, 2009 at the Grand Palais in Paris.

    Records from the ongoing Prince probate case start to paint a picture of the entire value of his mega-estate.

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Jan 6- A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit accusing Justin Bieber and Usher of illegally copying parts of their song "Somebody to Love" from an identically titled song by two Virginia songwriters. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk, Virginia adopted a federal magistrate judge's finding that Devin Copeland and his cousin Mareio...

  • Music streaming service, 'Gaana' garners over 50M downloads

    Meet "Gaana": A music streaming service in India that's taking the country by storm one song download at a time.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- Canadian rapper Drake helped music streaming services explode in 2016, rising by 76 percent in the United States to overtake digital sales of music for the first time in history, Nielsen Music said on Thursday. Americans used on demand streaming platforms, such as Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify, Pandora and Amazon Music, to listen to 431 billion...

  • Kiss' Gene Simmons on Trump

    Rock star Gene Simmons discusses President-elect Donald Trump's leadership style and his Rock & Brews Casino resort.