About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction.» Read More
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.
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...
Michael Rapino, CEO & President, Live Nation, discusses his company's expansion into promoting events, managing artists and running e-commerce platforms.
Coldplay is set to take the stage at Super Bowl 50's halftime show in 2016.
Live music venues and concert goers may take a financial hit, as venues spend more on security measures following the Paris terror attacks.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick shows off his dance moves while reporting from Vienna.
Dec 3- British rock band Coldplay will not immediately release its new album on Spotify since the streaming service requires all of its music to be available to its free users, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday. The album,' A Head Full of Dreams', is expected to be available on streaming services that don't offer a free option such as Apple Inc's Apple Music, the...
The British pop star shatters the sales record previously held by *NSYNC
Adele's latest album has crossed the 3 million copies-sold mark, according to Billboard.
Danish high-end stereo and TV maker Bang & Olufsen said it had received approaches regarding a potential takeover offer, sending its shares soaring.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the resurgence of popularity in vinyl records.
Some residents are trying to block the singer from headlining the city state's New Year countdown concert.
Nov 25- Pandora Media Inc presented its listeners with British singer Adele's best-selling album "25", days after streaming companies said the album would not be available for streaming at release. The album "25" was originally expected to sell more than 1 million units in North America in its first week, as estimated by Billboard magazine. Sales of the album...
Brian Harris, MedRhythms founder, discusses how music stimulates the brain and strengthens function after injury or disease.
Tim Leiweke, Oak View CEO, is launching a new venture for entertainment venues.
John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, discusses his new album and his outlook on life as he nears 60.
John Lydon, also known as Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, is back on tour promoting band Public Image Ltd.’s latest album. He spoke to CNBC about reflecting on his past and lessons learned during a lifetime of playing music.