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  • Apple Music in deal to stream Taylor Swift concert Sunday, 13 Dec 2015 | 5:17 PM ET
    Taylor Swift performs during 'The 1989 World Tour' night 1 at Lanxess Arena on June 19, 2015 in Cologne, Germany.

    Taylor Swift's "1989 World Tour Live" concert video will be available exclusively on Apple's music streaming service, Apple Music, starting Dec. 20.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 13- Pop star Taylor Swift's "1989 World Tour Live" concert video will be available exclusively on Apple Inc's music streaming service, Apple Music, starting Dec. 20, Apple said on the service's Twitter account on Sunday. The trailer's description listed Jonas Akerlund as the video's director. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said in October the music...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 13- Pop star Taylor Swift's 1989 World Tour-Live concert video will be available exclusively on Apple Inc's music streaming service, Apple Music, starting Dec. 20, Apple said in a tweet from Apple Music's Twitter account on Sunday. Apple introduced Apple Music in June. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said in October the music streaming service had...

  • The business of Frank Sinatra is still going strong Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 4:16 PM ET
    Frank Sinatra in 1965

    Frank Sinatra didn't make it to 100, but the business of Frank Sinatra is still going strong.

  • Sinatra at 100 Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Sinatra at 100

    Ahead of Sinatra’s 100th Birthday, CNBC’s Bob Pisani discusses the entertainer’s legacy with Will Friedwald, music journalist and author of “Sinatra! The Song is You."

  • Sinatra at 100: Merchandising Ol' Blue Eyes Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Sinatra at 100: Merchandising Ol' Blue Eyes

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the business legacy left by Frank Sinatra, the legendary singer who would have turned 100 this week.

  • This electronic music pioneer talks about the future of the business

    Armin Van Buuren, trance producer, DJ and owner of Armada Music, talks about the future of streaming services and Singapore's music scene.

  • Flipagram CEO tries to flip the switch on growth Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Flipagram CEO tries to flip the switch on growth

    Flipagram CEO Farhad Mohit announces the company will let users create 60-second music videos, and how the company plans to grow and compete against giants like Instagram and Youtube.

  • Adding beats to your mobile shopping experience Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Adding beats to your mobile shopping experience

    Studies show that music in stores increases purchases. One San Francisco-based start-up, Feed.fm, is bringing that brick and mortar thesis to online shopping.

  • Bogus data almost robs Taylor Swift Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Bogus data almost robs Taylor Swift

    Radio platform iHeartRadio originally issued incorrect data for the most 'thumbed up' track of 2015.

  • Deal reached in 'Happy Birthday' copyright case Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 5:54 AM ET

    A settlement has been reached in a suit over whether "Happy Birthday to You" is owned by a publisher who earned millions by enforcing its copyright.

  • Dec 9- A settlement has been reached in a U.S. lawsuit with Warner/ Chappell Music over the copyright to "Happy Birthday to You" that will put one of the world's most recognizable songs in the public domain, according to court papers released on Wednesday and a source close to the case. District Judge George King in Los Angeles ruled that Warner/Chappell, the music...

  • WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC INC AND SEVERAL ARTISTS SETTLE COPYRIGHT DISPUTE OVER' HAPPY BIRTHDAY' SONG- COURT PAPERS.

  • NY looks into 'speculative' ticket resellers Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 10:42 PM ET
    Bruce Springsteen

    Authorities believe that 'speculative' ticket selling may constitute deceptive advertising, violating state business laws, the New York Times reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- The New York Attorney General is investigating why so-called "speculative" tickets to a series of upcoming Bruce Springsteen concerts were listed for sale on websites owned by eBay and two other companies, according to letters seen by Reuters. The Dec. 7 letters, sent by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office to eBay- owned StubHub...

  • Dec 8- Spotify told music executives it was planning to allow some artists to start releasing albums only to its paid subscribers, while withholding the music temporarily from Spotify's 80 million free users, the Wall Street Journal reported. The music streaming service is initially trying the new approach as a test, the WSJ reported, citing a person familiar...

  • Secondary market huge opportunity: Live Nation CEO Monday, 7 Dec 2015 | 2:37 PM ET

    Michael Rapino, CEO & President, Live Nation, discusses his company's expansion into promoting events, managing artists and running e-commerce platforms.

  • Super Bowl 50: Who’s playing the halftime show? Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 8:58 AM ET
    Chris Martin of Coldplay performs onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards

    Coldplay is set to take the stage at Super Bowl 50's halftime show in 2016.

  • Terrorism may hit revenues in this industry Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 7:57 AM ET
    Security forces signal journalists to move back as they secure the area near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal shootings in Paris, France, November 13, 2015.

    Live music venues and concert goers may take a financial hit, as venues spend more on security measures following the Paris terror attacks.

  • Rocking out in Vienna with Steve Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 2:50 AM ET
    Rocking out in Vienna with Steve

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick shows off his dance moves while reporting from Vienna.