Ian Rogers, part of a team acquired last year, is leaving Apple to take a job at an unidentified company in Europe. Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats last year was driven in large part by the iPhone maker's desire to draw upon the musical chops of Rogers, longtime recording executive Jimmy Iovine and hip hop artist Dr. Apple Inc. says 11 million people have...» Read More
A year ago, Clive Davis' glittery pre-Grammy showcase was winding down after electric performances from Mumford & Sons, Jennifer Hudson and others when the grandest name of all, Whitney Houston, walked on stage to close the evening with what promised to be a show-stopping tribute to her famous cousin, Dionne Warwick.
Whitney Houston, who reigned as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, has died. She was 48.
A generation of music lovers is getting ripped off. That's the feeling among audiophiles including Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, who say that MP3 compression has ruined the music. In some cases, it’s ruining your ears.
Last August, as News Corporation scrambled to contain a phone-hacking scandal at its British newspaper unit, Chase Carey, the company’s president and chief operating officer, proposed an idea to his boss, Rupert Murdoch: buy back $5 billion worth of stock, the New York Times reports.
There’s been a ton of attention today to the massive to the anti-piracy Stop Online Piracy Act - But few have explained why EVERY SINGLE media giant supports the bill and why they’re desperate to fight piracy.
Reports of the death of the music industry have been greatly exaggerated. After years of decline, total album sales (both physical and digital) were up 1.3 percent last year.
Who are some athletes and celebrities who have taken out insurance policies to cover their assets? FInd out!
Not sick of holiday music yet? This will seal the deal. I've compiled a list of the worst songs of the holidays.
Divorced couples sometimes have to see each other at work. Some share ownership of a business but communicate only through lawyers and underlings. Others go on 300-day international stadium tours together.
The euro slips on credit warnings, and Metallica rocks currencies — it's time for your FX Fix.
Selection to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame can be a boon for a musician’s career. But the lobbying for votes can become intense, the New York Times reports.
The service wants to be the destination for all things music, pitting it against Apple's iTunes, Google's new music store and Amazon's MP3 store.
What happens when you combine mild weather with pent up auto demand and a decent inventory of 2011 models? A strong weekend for auto sales.
In the world of car ads, the latest hub bub over the Fiat ads featuring J-Lo is perhaps the biggest non-story getting lots of attention.
Divorce lawyers have full coffers thanks to the dissolution of celebrity unions. What are some notable May-December celebrity divorces?
On Wednesday afternoon Google will finally launch its long-awaited music store at an event in Los Angeles.
Don't worry about Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi — if this whole politics thing doesn't work out, he's always got a career as a singer to fall back on!
"Even though MTV made many strategic mistakes during the book’s span, from its 1981 launch through its first decade, they were still, at every turn, smarter than the record labels, whose relationship with MTV passed through four distinct phases, all of them unwise," writes the co-author of the new book, "I Want My MTV."
As the new book, "I Want My MTV The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution" by Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum hits stores, I thought I would share my 10 favorite MTV moments.
Hip-Hop impresario Curtis Jackson, better known as 50 Cent, is one of the best-selling recording artists in music history. He discusses his latest ventures, a new book and a new energy drink.