Music publishers are clear of a royalties lawsuit filed by the members of popular 1990s R&B group Dru Hill after a New York federal judge on Friday dismissed with prejudice the claims against them. More
01/21/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Malcolm Owen / Source: AppleInsider
Record labels are getting a better deal on streaming music royalties with Apple than major rival Spotify, according to a report, with Apple Music streaming rates claimed to be nearly double what is paid out by its main competition.
01/19/2017 by PeekYou Team
Author: Ashley Cullins / Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Quincy Jones’ breach of contract claims involving posthumous Michael Jackson releases will proceed to trial next month, after a judge on Wednesday denied a motion for summary judgment. More
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,…