Jerome Lawson, lead singer of R&B a cappella group the Persuasions, is suing Apple over its use of his sampled voice from Jamie xx’s 2015 single, “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times),” featured in an iPhone 6 TV advertisement. More
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01/12/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Althea Legaspi / Source: Rolling Stone
Richard Carpenter has filed a $2 million lawsuit against Universal Music Group and A&M Records on behalf of his singer-songwriting duo the Carpenters. The suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that he and the estate of his late sister Karen Carpenter have only received a “minuscule fraction” of their digital royalties, as Variety reports. Karen died in 1983.
Among the lawsuit’s claims, it cites that there were alleged “multiple accounting errors” discovered following two audits,…