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".
CNBC Meets hosted a special event in New York, speaking to a panel of celebrities and business leaders including Richard Branson and Ashley Judd on their philanthropic goals and aspirations.
Niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren, said her social business FEED gives a significant amount to charity.
Lauren Bush Lauren, niece of former Florida governor Jeb Bush, said she would be very proud of her uncle if he did decide to run for President.
Niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush Lauren said Secret Service "followed" her at college.
Matt Damon may have become a critic of Obama, but many celebrities still support the embattled president, as seen with Obamacare.
Matt Damon said that raising awareness about the issue of clean water was a marketing nightmare, so he had to make a viral video.
Matt Damon has told CNBC he would be "open" to reprising the role of Jason Bourne.
There is a clear difference between U.S. and Chinese education, according to pianist Lang Lang - the amount of free time.
The Chinese pianist Lang Lang learned to love classical music from Tom and Jerry.
Lang Lang says that winning competitions is seen as hugely important in China and this had proved detrimental for his early career.
Philip Green, the man famed for his overhaul of British Home Stores (BHS), has told CNBC that he does not actually like department stores.
The head of the company that owns Topshop has told CNBC that the new Kate Moss collection was his opportunity to enter the Chinese retail market.
The CEO of the Arcadia Group said that many critics used his business as a "battering ram" following the Bengali factory collapse.
The Black Eyed Peas record label did not like many of the songs on their third album "Elephunk."
The "War on Drugs" has been a huge failure, resulting in the incarceration of millions of African Americans and Latinos, will.i.am has told CNBC.
Black Eyed Peas frontman and "The Voice" judge will.i.am said Simon Cowell should be applauded for the rise of TV's music talent shows.
In this highly personal interview, Branson reveals stories about his childhood that give an insight into what drives and motivates him today, and how he built the Virgin brand.
This episode of CNBC Meets is with global rock icon and philanthropist, Jon Bon Jovi. His band Bon Jovi, formed in 1983, has become one of the most successful rock bands in world, selling over 130 million albums.
In his most recent interview to date, Vidal Sassoon has a highly personal and moving discussion with CNBC Meets presenter Tania Bryer.