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Entertainment Music & Musicians

  • Elon Musk, chairman and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc.

    The “Fast Money” traders discusses Tesla's stock popping as they look into competing with music streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify.

  • Cannes Lions: Why Wyclef is in Cannes

    CNBC's Tania Bryer sits down with musician Wyclef Jean to discuss brand tie-ups, technology trends and Trump.

  • iHeartMedia CEO: Social media is part of our ecosystem

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin sits down with Bob Pittman, iHeartMedia chairman and CEO, and Ryan Seacrest in Cannes, France to talk about consolidation in the radio space, and competition from digital players like Facebook and Google. Also Seacrest weighs in on rumors he is returning to "American Idol."

  • NEW YORK— Jay Z's new album will be released June 30 and will be available only to users of the music streaming service Tidal, which the rapper co-owns. Tidal announced the news on Twitter early Monday along with a 30- second black-and-white clip from a video of one of the album's songs, featuring "Moonlight" star Mahershala Ali. It is co-owned by Beyonce, Madonna,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a closely watched copyright dispute known as the "dancing baby" case over a company's move to take down a home video posted online showing a toddler joyfully bouncing to the late pop star Prince's song "Let's Go Crazy." The case pitted a Pennsylvania woman, Stephanie Lenz, against record company...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal in a long-running copyright dispute over a YouTube video that shows a baby dancing to Prince's song, "Let's Go Crazy." The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that cleared the way for a trial in a lawsuit filed by the baby's mother against Universal Music. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said...

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a closely watched copyright dispute known as the "dancing baby" case over a company's move to take down a home video posted online showing a toddler joyfully bouncing to the late pop star Prince's song "Let's Go Crazy." The case pitted a Pennsylvania woman, Stephanie Lenz, against record company...

  • Apple is quietly working on turning your iPhone into the one-stop shop for all your medical info

    Apple wants the iPhone to become the central bank for health information.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 14- A 24- year-old YouTube singer with a teen fan base has been charged with using social media to solicit explicit videos from two young female fans. Austin Jones was charged with two counts of production of child pornography, according to a complaint filed on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Chicago, where he appeared. Jones' attorney Gerardo...

  • BURGETTSTOWN, Pa.— The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming back to Pennsylvania for just the third time since it began in 1985.. The festival was first held in Pennsylvania at the same venue in 2002, though it operated under a different name at that time. Performers this year include Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, and Dave...

  • LOS ANGELES— Before Burning Man and Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza, Glastonbury and Governors Island, there was Monterey Pop. He brought in Grammy-winning record producer Lou Adler, promoter Alan Pariser and publicist Derek Taylor, who worked with the Beatles. "The focus was the music and how to present it in the best possible way," Adler said recently at the...

  • Pitbull means business and President Trump

    CNBC's Melissa Lee talks to "Pitbull," Armando Christian Perez, musician and entrepreneur, about technology in the entertainment industry and President Trump's policies on Cuba, live from the eMerge Americas Conference.

  • Lang Lang exemplifies a 21st Century China, a pioneering pianist that took center stage at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics to become an instant cultural icon. CNBC takes a look at the pianist's upbringing.

  • Peking Duck is Beijing’s most iconic dish, with few recipes in the world which can claim to be over 700 years old. CNBC’s Tania Bryer heads to “Da Dong” to try out the restaurant’s version on the dish.

  • CNBC takes a tour around the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing with Chinese pianist Lang Lang, who discusses what the center has to offer to the public.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 9- Taylor Swift got back together with Spotify on Friday, returning her music to streaming services almost three years after complaining publicly they did not pay artists enough, and on the same day rival Katy Perry released a new album. "Taylor wants to thank her fans by making her entire back catalog available to all streaming services at...

  • Today is the beginning of Pandora 2.0: Corvex CEO

    Keith Meister, Corvex Management CEO weighs in on Pandora's deal with Sirius XM.

  • The Pandora Media app is seen on an Apple iPhone.

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew talks about Sirius' huge infusion of capital into Pandora to boost its streaming music business.

  • Taylor Swift performs onstage during the 2017 DIRECTV NOW Super Saturday Night Concert at Club Nomadic on February 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

    Taylor Swift is once again making her music available on music-streaming platform Spotify, Recode reported.

  • Offices at Pandora

    Sirius XM, the satellite radio company controlled by John Malone's Liberty Media, is seeking to invest in internet music provider Pandora Media.