ALGIERS, Algeria— Power shovels and a bulldozer have destroyed a huge mound of 2 million illegally copied CDs and DVDs outside Algeria's Culture Ministry, as part of a government pledge to crack down on long-rampant digital piracy. Musicians and politicians looked on as the machines crushed the goods at Monday's event. Store owner Daoud Ben Mahdi welcomed the... » Read More
After the passing of yet another legendary creative artist, global brands join in on paying tribute to musician Prince.
Prince is believed to have stashed thousands of recordings, but it remains to be seen who will take control of them.
Google honored the pop icon on the front page of its search engine, USA Today reports.
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.
Christopher Farley, Wall Street Journal, and John Sykes, iHeartMedia, discuss the life and death of music icon and legendary artist Prince.
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,...
Prince, whose career spanned several decades, sold tens of millions of albums worldwide and despite his death, will likely sell millions more.
Robert Johnson, BET Founder and The RLJ Companies Chairman, reflects on the life and legacy of Prince, who passed away at age 57.
MTV co-founder John Sykes, says Prince couldn't stop making music and always experimenting.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Alex Gale, Billboard Magazine, reflects on Prince's career and battle with the record industry.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reflects on the success of Prince throughout his career.
Jon Najarian remembers Prince, his classmate at Central High School.
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.