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August 17, 2021
Songwriter Kirk Johnston has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Nickelback, Roadrunner Records, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., and Live Nation over the band’s 2005 song “Rockstar.” Nickelback believes that the songs “are not substantially similar to an ordinary observer,” but a Judge feels otherwise. Johnston wrote his music in 2001, titled “Rock Star,” while he was...
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