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  •  Prince's musical legacy

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the life and death of music icon Prince and his influence on generations of musicians and millions of fans.

  • Prince dead at age 57

    Christopher Farley, Wall Street Journal, and John Sykes, iHeartMedia, discuss the life and death of music icon and legendary artist Prince.

  • LOS ANGELES— His Royal Badness didn't think much of the Internet— or iPhones, for that matter. That's why artists like Taylor Swift and Adele put some songs on Spotify, but not their recent albums or back catalogs, which they reserve for paying customers on other services. "You've had everything from The Beatles not wanting to be on iTunes to the most recent spate of...

  • April 21- In-flight entertainment provider Global Eagle Entertainment Inc willfully infringed the copyrights of thousands of Universal Music Group songs, a U.S. judge has ruled, potentially exposing the company to hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. District Judge George Wu in Los Angeles said on Wednesday the record company, a unit of Vivendi SA,...

  • Musician Prince

    Prince, whose career spanned several decades, sold tens of millions of albums worldwide and despite his death, will likely sell millions more.

  • BET's Johnson: Prince was a 'unique genius'

    Robert Johnson, BET Founder and The RLJ Companies Chairman, reflects on the life and legacy of Prince, who passed away at age 57.

  • Prince put MTV on the map: MTV co-founder

    MTV co-founder John Sykes, says Prince couldn't stop making music and always experimenting.

  • Prince performs live at the Fabulous Forum on February 19, 1985 in Inglewood, California.

    The artist's publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, said in a statement that he died at his Paisley Park residence Thursday morning in Minnesota.

  • Jon Najarian: Prince hugely talented, very charitable

    Jon Najarian is a former high school classmate of Prince, and reflects on Prince's talent from a young age, saying he is proud of his charitable donations.

  • Prince's fight against music labels

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Prince's stand against music labels and streaming services, after news Prince died at age 57 in his Minnesota home.

  • As a kid, I thought Prince was cutting edge: WSJ's Farley

    Wall Street Journal's Christopher Farley discusses Prince's best songs and the music legend's talent of combining genres and topics in a way artists never had.

  • Prince most reclusive & mysterious artist: Billboard's Alex Gale

    Alex Gale, Billboard Magazine, says Prince had become more religious later in life, and stayed out of the public eye, after news Prince has died at age 57. Gale reflects on other artist Prince influenced.

  • Prince 'once in a lifetime figure': Billboard's Alex Gale

    Alex Gale, Billboard Magazine, reflects on Prince's career and battle with the record industry.

  • Singer and musician Prince

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reflects on the success of Prince throughout his career.

  • Jon Najarian remembers Prince

    Jon Najarian remembers Prince, his classmate at Central High School.

  • Prince dead at age 57: AP

    CNBC’s Julia Boorstin reports Prince has died in his home at age 57.

  • BRUSSELS, April 21- Warner Music Group and independent labels have urged EU regulators to fight Sony Corp's bid to buy out Michael Jackson's stake in its music publishing joint venture, saying the move gives Sony too much power. Sony last month signed a deal to acquire the stake that deceased pop star held in Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the world's largest music...

  • Concert Pianist Lang Lang discusses learning music and performing in Europe.

  • Pitbull's business playbook

    Musician & producer Pitbull joins CNBC's Melissa Lee to discuss his state of mind as an entrepreneur and insight to his business strategies.

  • Kanye West, Jay Z'sTidal slapped with lawsuit

    Jay Z's streaming service and Kanye West are getting sued for deceptive marketing practices by offering exclusive access to 'The Life of Pablo.'