Music

Streaming Has Officially Taken Over the Music Business
Music

Streaming Has Officially Taken Over the Music Business

Music fans are opening their wallets to pay for music subscription services, or listening to songs on free ad-supported platforms.
LinkedIn Flexes Its Star Power With Addition of Gwen Stefani
Linkedin

LinkedIn Flexes Its Star Power With Addition of Gwen Stefani

No doubt the blonde bombshell is now a LinkedIn Influencer.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Makes First Acquisition, Saves Independent Music Community Drip From Closing

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but it was a lifesaver for Drip, which just a few weeks back announced it had to shut its doors.
Catherine Clifford
'Fifth Beatle' George Martin Dies at 90
Obituaries

'Fifth Beatle' George Martin Dies at 90

He was considered the most successful music producer ever, cited in the Guinness Book of Records for having more than 50 number-one hit records over five decades in the United States and Britain alone.
Kanye West and Beyoncé Might Have Saved Tidal
Kanye West

Kanye West and Beyoncé Might Have Saved Tidal

The streaming service has hit number one on the app rankings for the first time ever.
Bill Gates Would Take These 8 Songs to a Desert Island
Bill Gates

Bill Gates Would Take These 8 Songs to a Desert Island

The Microsoft co-founder considered that question on Sunday in a rare interview with Kirsty Young, host of BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs.
Claire Zillman
This New Crowdfunding Platform Lets Fans Invest in Music Artists' Success
Crowdfunding

This New Crowdfunding Platform Lets Fans Invest in Music Artists' Success

TapTape bets on fans to be the most knowledgeable and passionate investors.
Alice Guilhamon
What SoundCloud's Latest $35 Million in Debt Financing Could Mean for the Social Streamer
Funding

What SoundCloud's Latest $35 Million in Debt Financing Could Mean for the Social Streamer

The loan could mean that the company had trouble finding equity funding or is weighing a sale, according to reports.
Geoff Weiss
10 Memorable Quotes from Pop Legend David Bowie
Make More Happen

10 Memorable Quotes from Pop Legend David Bowie

Take a look back at some of the wisdom the iconic artist leaves behind.
Nina Zipkin
Apple Rumored to Remove Audio Jack on iPhone 7 and Launch With Wireless EarPods, Sources Say
iPhone

Apple Rumored to Remove Audio Jack on iPhone 7 and Launch With Wireless EarPods, Sources Say

Supply chain sources confirmed the move, which could eventually make current wired headphones obsolete.
Geoff Weiss
The 12 Days of Start-Up: An Entrepreneur Holiday Carol
Starting a Business

The 12 Days of Start-Up: An Entrepreneur Holiday Carol

If you're a bah-humbug type you may not find this amusing. But if you can pull yourself out of your Scroogeness, you may just find yourself singing along.
Jill Schiefelbein
The Beatles to Finally Appear on Streaming Services
Music

The Beatles to Finally Appear on Streaming Services

It has taken a long while for the Fab Four to jump on the digital bandwagon.
Nina Zipkin
To Build an International Brand, Says Will.i.am, Focus on What's Universal
Make More Happen

To Build an International Brand, Says Will.i.am, Focus on What's Universal

'In Japan, it's arigato and in Brazil its obrigado -- I'm like, 'Dang!'' says the famed musician and entrepreneur.
Geoff Weiss
YouTube Looks Back at the Year's Biggest Memes, Music and Moments in Epic 'Rewind' Video
Viral Videos

YouTube Looks Back at the Year's Biggest Memes, Music and Moments in Epic 'Rewind' Video

This year's compilation is themed 'Rewind Replay,' and shines a spotlight on the platform's Mexican creator community.
Geoff Weiss