BRUSSELS, June 27- EU antitrust authorities will rule by Aug. 1 whether to allow Sony Corp buy out the Michael Jackson estate's stake in its music publishing joint venture, a move which rivals such as Warner Music Group say gives Sony too much power. Sony signed a deal in March to acquire the stake that the deceased pop star held in Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the...
Less than two years after the discontinuation of the iPod Classic, the 'vintage' Apple music players are a collector's item.
The jury's verdict, which found substantial differences between "Stairway to Heaven" and Spirit's instrumental track "Taurus," followed a weeklong federal court trial in Los Angeles that had called into question the originality of the 1971 song by Led Zeppelin, one of the top-selling rock acts of all time. The jury found Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant and...
NEW YORK, June 23- If you want to start a debate at any party, here is an easy method: Ask people to name their favorite Andrew Lloyd Webber song. Now an author and commentator based in New York City, Imogen Lloyd Webber has a new book out, "The Intelligent Conversationalist," about how to talk to anyone, anytime. Q: Growing up in London with a unique set of parents, what life...
Celebrities voice their own opinions, showing support for either side of the Brexit debate.
In the run-up to June 23, a whole host of celebrities have given us their opinion on the U.K.'s EU membership. CNBC takes a look.
Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren, discusses developing ad partners and the best user experiences for the music streaming service.
CNBC Meets speaks to music megastar Dolly Parton, who takes the time to discuss her humble beginnings, business acumen and success as a music icon.
In part two, megastar Dolly Parton talks to CNBC about her business acumen with Dollywood, her film career, and the success of her "Imagination Library".
Louis Yang, co-founder and CEO of musical.ly, discusses the popularity of his app, and innovation in China's mobile world.
The 68-year-old singer fell to the ground while performing at a concert, and was rushed to the hospital.
The streaming music service has hired Wall Street veteran Paul Vogel.
NEW YORK, June 16- Video-sharing website Vimeo LLC cannot be held liable for copyright infringement for unknowingly hosting older music uploaded by its users, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Thursday, dealing a blow to record labels seeking broader protections. In a victory for internet service providers, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York also held...
Cirque du Soleil, which has been in business for 32 years, seeks to expand its brand beyond its famed acrobatic pageants with "Paramour."
The music streaming app Spotify and dating app Bumble are partnering to create a new way to find a match.
Twitter has invested $70 million in SoundCloud. What's the trade on the social media stock?
It's becoming clearer what happens when a multi-million-dollar estate like Prince's is up for grabs: Would-be "heirs" come romping out of the shadows.
Apple may create its own content as a way to increase paid services, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.
Twitter has invested $70 million in the music streaming service as part of a funding round, Recode reports.
Apple announced new watch updates, a home app, a revamped music library and Siri for desktop at its annual developer conference in San Francisco.