BEIJING, May 16- Tencent Holdings Ltd, China's biggest gaming and social media firm, has reached a deal with U.S. music firm Universal Music Group to distribute licensed content in China. "The digital opportunity in China's music market is truly extraordinary, with over half a billion people enabled with smart phones. But despite the wide proliferation of...
The music-streaming service has recently surpassed 50 million subscribers, making it bigger than rivals Apple Music, SoundCloud and Google.
Jeremy Corbyn and British rap artist Jme Snapchatted their lunch together – the latest in an unlikely relationship.
The MP3 is dead, according to its creators, who say that the digital audio encoding format has lost relevance in a world of new technology.
Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday taking the top spot for the first time in the country's history.
The company, which has 50 million subscribers, is being valued at $13 billion.
Music festivals and concerts are key growth areas for the company, notes Julia Hartz of Eventbrite
If at first you don't succeed, try again--but this time within the continental United States.
People who splurged on a pricey ticket for a so-called luxury concert did not get what they expected.
Fyre Festival was billed as a luxury experience, but festivalgoers say the pop-up tents and band cancellations are not what they paid for.
Prince was 57 when he was found alone and unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley Park last year.
Vinyl LP sales reached 13 million in 2016, underscoring how a new generation is jumping on an old bandwagon.
An electronics company with an iconic name is hitching its fortunes to the resurgence in vinyl records with a new eco-friendly product.
Spotify is struggling even as streaming becomes number one method of consuming music.
April 4- Music streaming service Spotify said on Tuesday it had signed a deal with Universal Music Group that lets artists release new albums exclusively on its paying premium service for two weeks. The multi-year licence agreement with Universal Music could make Spotify more attractive to Universal Music's artists, who include Taylor Swift, Adele, Lady Gaga,...
Don McLean, legendary singer and songwriter, talks about his classic song "American Pie," forty-five years after its release.
With his work "Voices without borders" violinist Pierre Lebaron is allowing the audience to influence his performance through the cloud.
There's a jazz movement afoot on this side of the world and British singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae is happy to be a part of it.
Robbie Hoyes-Cock, director of The Late Show at the Singapore International Jazz Festival, talks about the new format being introduced at this year's festival.
Artist Corinne Bailey Rae talks about the role of young talent in the developing jazz scene in Asia.