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July 2021
A new report from TikTok revealed that 75% of its U.S. users say they “discover new artists via the platform, are more likely to seek out a song they heard, and associate certain songs with TikTok,” Worldwide, TikTok confirms they have over 3 billion monthly active users (MAUs) and surpassing YoutTube in average time spent...
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An eight-year lawsuit has finally come to an end for Lifetime Television. A judge has ruled in their favor stating that they did not over fictionalized the movie “Romeo Killer,” and therefore protected under the first amendment and deemed newsworthy. The film “Romeo Killer: The Christopher Porco Story” is based on the true story of...
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Greensleeves Publisher based in London, The straightforward and concise action notes at the outset that Greensleeves “owns and administers exclusive music publishing rights in the United States” for “Tight Up Skirt.” They filed a lawsuit naming Sony Music Entertainment, Chris Brown, and Chris Brown TV for copyright infringement over “Privacy,” Brown’s 2017 hit, and Jamaica-born Red...
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Damon Pourshain is an animator in Ontario, Canada, who has filed a copyright claim against Disney over “Inside Out.” The lawsuit asks that Pourshian be recognized as the copyright holder of the screenplay, live production, and short film that is the source material for “Inside Out.” Pourshain’s highly successful student film has striking similarities with...
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In a multi-million-dollar purchase, Primary Wave Music became the new owner of 50% of Grammy-nominated musician, Chris Isaak, catalog. The deal encompasses Isaak’s biggest hits: Blue Hotel, San Francisco Days, Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing, Somebody’s Crying, and Wicked Game. Issak also gets in the deal the chance to sign artists and release new music. Primary Wave also owns substantial interests in the...
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