HONG KONG Tencent Music Entertainment Group, China's biggest music-streaming company, is seeking to raise about $2 billion in a U.S. listing, according to three people close to the deal, down from the up to $4 billion that had been touted earlier.
SAO PAULO Telefonica Brasil SA has signed a partnership deal with music streaming app Tidal, Brazil's largest telecoms firm said on Wednesday as it continues to expand its content offerings.
COLOGNE, Germany Spotify is increasingly attracting viewers as well as listeners to its free music streaming service and is finding new ways to target adverts and podcasts at customers, its head of global advertising sales told Reuters.
GHENT, Belgium A Belgian court ruled on Monday against an extradition request from Spain for a rapper sentenced to prison for charges including insulting the monarchy, a spokesman for the public prosecutor in the city of Ghent said. | Video
LOS ANGELES Rappers Cardi B and Drake led nominations on Wednesday for the American Music Awards with eight apiece in a line-up that included Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran but snubbed Kanye West and made Beyonce, Ariana Grande and Rihanna also-rans.
ANKARA Turkey has fined a television channel for showing a music video by Pink that featured "erotic dance figures of a homosexual nature", a ruling made by its television watchdog showed.
LOS ANGELES Los Angeles prosecutors said on Tuesday they would not charge Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter over a 2003 sexual assault accusation because it fell outside the California statute of limitations.
TORONTO Lady Gaga, making her debut as a movie actress in "A Star is Born", said on Sunday she was humbled by the role, calling herself "just a girl from New York who couldn't get an audition." | Video
Elton John took fans down memory lane as he launched his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" world tour that will bring his touring career to an end. | Video
LOS ANGELES Mac Miller, a rapper from Pittsburgh whose debut album topped the charts in 2011 after his upbeat style gained a following online and who previously dated singer Ariana Grande, died on Friday in Los Angeles at age 26, officials said. | Video
NEW YORK Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling labeled U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump bigoted after receiving the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award in New York. | Video