NEW YORK, Aug 31- A college librarian in Kentucky has found the 19th- century manuscript of a musical number that gave rise to one of the most widely performed songs in the world, "Happy Birthday to You," University of Louisville officials said on Monday. The discovery will likely intensify interest in a high-profile U.S. court case over whether Warner Music Group has...» Read More
NEW YORK, July 15- A U.S. judge on Tuesday cut a copyright infringement verdict by more than $2 million against recording stars Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over their 2013 smash hit "Blurred Lines," but offered Marvin Gaye's heirs a 50 percent royalty on future earnings from the song. A federal jury in Los Angeles had sided with Gaye's estate in March, finding...
Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his rapper name 50 cent, is filing for bankruptcy as he was ordered to pay $5M after he leaked a sex tape.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announces that he is running for president; Walmart is launching a rival sale to Amazon's recently announced "Prime Day", and rapper 50 cent has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Like many artists, Swift realizes that the promotional value of YouTube is as important as radio, and it's a key revenue driver.
Stephen Witt, author of "How music got free," explains why margins for music artists are terrible right now.
Posters promoting The Rolling Stones' upcoming exhibition, "Exhibitionism", have been banned on London's transport, because of its artwork.
Taylor Swift's "1989" became the fastest to hit 5 million U.S. sales since 2004, Billboard reported.
Taylor Swift's "1989" album is the fastest-selling album in more than a decade. It topped 5 million copies sold in the U.S. in its 36th week. The last album to sell that quickly was Usher's Confessions in 2004.
LL Cool J, entertainer, and Max Siegelman, Rouse Social co-founder, talks about a new social media platform that allows fans to celebrities more easily.
Nielsen's midyear music report shows an explosion in on-demand music streaming, while sales of singles and albums fell.
The Grateful Dead is making Chicago's Soldier Field come alive like no rock band ever has.
CNBC's Steve Liesman gets an exclusive interview with the man behind the Grateful Dead's final encore, Peter Shapiro, Fare Thee Well promoter.
Thousands of Grateful Dead fans are flocking to Chicago for the band's 50th anniversary reunion show. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports live from Soldier Field to discuss how fans without tickets can still be a part of the experience.
The Grateful Dead celebrates 50 years as a band and says "Fare Thee Well" with a series of concerts in Chicago this weekend.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at 50 years of rock band the "Grateful Dead."
Tonight, Billy Joel will set the record for the most performances ever at Madison Square Garden.
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, discusses the potential bump to Apple profits if Apple Music is a success.
Apple Music subscribers will pay $9.99 per month for access to an on-demand streaming music service, after the 3-month trial period for free, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
*Capital controls prevent transfers of cash out of Greece. LONDON, June 30- Monday was the day the music died for thousands of song downloaders and music streamers in Greece. Transfers of funds out of Greece were banned to prevent a collapse of the banking system after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejected the terms of a bailout offer from international lenders.
Apple's foray into music streaming could be the precursor to TV streaming to come out later this year, said an analyst on Tuesday.