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...
Rock star Gene Simmons discusses President-elect Donald Trump's leadership style and his Rock & Brews Casino resort.
British singer Rebecca Ferguson says she has been asked to perform at the inauguration ceremony.
UK singer Rebecca Ferguson has said she will sing at Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony, if she can sing the song "Strange Fruit".
Hoobastank's Douglas Robb talks about playing the Rock On! 2017 New Year's eve countdown at the Float @ Marina Bay in Singapore.
David Bakula, Nielsen Entertainment takes a look back at the year in music and provides a preview of music trend in 2017.
NEW YORK, Dec 26- Sony Music Entertainment's Twitter account was hacked on Monday, publishing fake statements that pop music icon Britney Spears had died. The company said it "apologizes to Britney Spears and her fans for any confusion. The Twitter account of folk music icon Bob Dylan may also have been subjected to a hoax, Billboard reported, when it sent out a...
British pop singer George Michael, who shot to fame in the 1980s with Wham! and continued as a solo artist, died on Sunday at his home in England. He was 53.
Art Cashin, UBS, leads the singing holiday trader tradition at the NYSE.
80s rock star Richard Marx helps subdue a violent jet passenger.
"It never got to: Can you, will you, would you with either of them. They're just great friends," Tom Barrack tells CNBC.
Jeffrey Foo at Infinitus Productions talks about novelty event Illumi Run.
Tuned Global's Spiro Arkoudis talks to CNBC on the Australian mobile engagement company's technologies.
Gaming may be king of the virtual reality world, but the technology is being adopted by a host of other industries — from retail to travel.
The show, which won the Tony Award this year for best new musical, grossed $3.3-million last week.
Streaming services let new artists gain exposure and new fans, according to Malaysian singer-songwriter Yuna Zarai.
Neon Lights Festival Director Declan Forde and Chairlift's Patrick Wimberly talk about what to expect from the second edition of the music and arts festival.
British band Coldplay adds a second show for the Singapore leg of their "A Head Full of Dreams" tour to meet high demand.
South Korean pop music is emerging as a surprise victim of the worsening geopolitical feud between Seoul and Beijing.
High demand to see the British soft-rock band perform is creating a thriving resale market where tickets are going at a 3,000-percent premium.