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  • Spotify rival, Deezer raises $109M in funding round Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 6:01 AM ET

    Music streaming service Deezer has raised 100 million euros in its latest round of funding, with participation from mobile network operator, Orange.

  • Most marketable musicians Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 5:55 AM ET
    Most marketable musicians

    A new report on live music sponsorship shows Taylor Swift is the most marketable artist among young Americans.

  • AI is an important industry: will.i.am Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 4:50 AM ET
    AI is an important industry: will.i.am

    Musician, will.i.am discusses Davos’ theme of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, his view on U.S. politics, and education’s relationship with technology.

  • Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey has died at 67 Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey has died at 67

    The guitarist's passing was announced by the band's website on Monday night.

  • Eagles co-founder has died at 67 Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 5:40 PM ET
    Musician Glenn Frey of the Eagles.

    Frey co-founded the Eagles and enjoyed a career at the top of the rock charts with hit songs such as "Hotel California" and "Take It Easy."

  • SoundCloud inks licensing deal with Universal Music Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016 | 11:05 AM ET

    Jan 11- Universal Music Group, a unit of French media conglomerate Vivendi SA and SoundCloud signed a deal on Wednesday that will allow the popular audio-streaming firm to continue playing music owned by the record label. As part of the deal, Universal Music will gain access to Berlin- based SoundCloud's promotional tools, analysis and data to help its recording...

  • ‘Bowie Bonds’ blazed a trail through markets Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 9:42 AM ET
    A portrait taken on May 13, 1983 shows British singer David Bowie during a press conference at the 36th Cannes Film Festival.

    David Bowie's creativity rocked the the financial world, when the artist created a new type of bond, FT reports.

  • Apple tops 10M music streaming subscribers Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Apple tops 10M music streaming subscribers

    The tech giant surpassed 10 million subscribers for Apple Music to take over the space.

  • Singer David Bowie dies of cancer at 69 Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    Singer David Bowie dies of cancer at 69

    The rock-and-roll legend has died following an 18-month battle with cancer.

  • David Bowie: Ch-ch-changes through the years Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 5:44 AM ET
    David Bowie performs on stage at Ahoy on the Thin White Duke tour on 13th May 1976 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

    As the world says goodbye, CNBC takes a look back at David Bowie's illustrious career.

  • Apple marks big music milestone Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 5:08 AM ET
    Apple marks big music milestone

    It's been six months since Apple launched its streaming music service and is quickly gaining on the competition, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.

  • Singer David Bowie dead at age 69 Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 5:02 AM ET
    Singer David Bowie dead at age 69

    World-famous singer David Bowie has died at the age of 69 following an 18-month battle with cancer.

  • Beyonce to star in Super Bowl halftime show Friday, 8 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    Beyonce to star in Super Bowl halftime show

    The 34-year-old singer will perform at the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show on Feb. 7.

  • This is DJ Don Diablo's signature style Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 7:45 PM ET
    This is DJ Don Diablo's signature style

    Don Diablo, renowned DJ and producer who is in Singapore for the Siloso Beach Countdown, discusses how playing his own music sets him apart from the crowd.

  • Motorhead frontman, rock icon 'Lemmy' Kilmister dead Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 7:09 AM ET
    Motorhead frontman Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister at the Hammersmith Apollo in London back in 2008.

    Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister founded Motorhead in 1975, and continued recording and touring with the band until his death.

  • Born to raise hell: Motorhead star Lemmy dies age 70 Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 | 12:52 AM ET
    Lemmy of Motorhead attends the Classic Rock Roll of Honour at The Roundhouse on November 11, 2015 in London, England.

    Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, the legendarily hell-raising frontman of Motorhead, has died, days after being diagnosed with cancer.

  • In Sweden, a cash-free future nears Saturday, 26 Dec 2015 | 4:27 PM ET
    Nina Galata displays her smartphone equipped with a card reader to accept donations and payment for Situation Stockholm, Stockholms homeless magazine.

    Few places are tilting toward a cashless future as quickly as Sweden, which has become hooked on the convenience of paying by app and plastic. NYT reports.

  • These are the top 5 Beatles songs online Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    The Beatles, circa 1964

    Music from The Beatles began streaming on Thursday for the first time in the band's history. Here at the top five songs currently streaming online.

  • The Beatles now streaming Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    The Beatles now streaming

    The Beatles can now be streamed across many music services, including Spotify's "freemium" tier. Discussing the move, with Berklee College of Music's business/management assistant chair John Kellogg.

  • Starting Christmas eve, all of The Beatles' 13 albums, including "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," "Revolver" and " Abbey Road", will finally be available on some of the most popular streaming services. The Beatles, themselves, had been involved in long-winding disputes, particularly with Apple Inc, and have held off from making their music available on streaming...