Technology | Music | BusinessNPR | June 25, 2016 3:25 p.m.
Ryan Leslie developed an app that lets him manage conversations with fans and colleagues from his phone. He says the engagement tool gives artists a stronger hand in the business of their music.
It's called "Running (Refugee Song)." Keyon Harrold, the trumpet star and one of the composers, talks about the art of creating a song with a conscience.
A California jury has ruled that the members of Led Zeppelin did not steal the melody that opens a seminal song in rock history.
Several hundred small music labels and recording artists around the world are faced with buying their own music back from a Portland distributor.
Singer Christina Grimmie, a former contestant on "The Voice," was shot by a gunman after a concert in Orlando, Fla., police say, and later died of her wounds.
Beyonce got $50 million to push Pepsi. Justin Timberlake: $6 million in a deal with McDonald's. A study describes the lucrative deals celebs popular with teens and young adults inked to sell food.
Stephon Alexander once downplayed the connections he saw between jazz and physics, concerned that — as "the only black person" in his professional circle — his credibility would be questioned.
Technology | Nation | Music | BusinessNPR | June 10, 2016 9:52 a.m.
Lending Club, a leader in the peer-to-peer marketplace, is mired in scandal. The finance technology industry, known as FinTech, is dissecting what it means for online lending.