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H.E.R. faces a copyright lawsuit over their song “Could’ve Been,” featuring Bryson Tiller, off her debut album. The Grammy-winning group filed the lawsuit, Take 6, names David A. Harris, David A. Harris d/b/a Progressive 86, Jeff Robinson d/b/a SLIH Songs, Sony ATV Sounds, L.L.C., and Sony Music Entertainment Inc as parties in the suit. Take 6 is challenging whether the songwriter/producer sampled their music without...
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Animators On the Hulu alien sitcom Solar Opposites have voted to join The Animation Guild (IATSE Local 839) in a National Labor Relations Board election. After management at Hulu declined to “voluntarily recognize a requested bargaining unit,” workers filed a petition to host a formal election with the National Labor Relations Board. Solar Opposites production manager Kallan Zimmerman...
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Declan Colgan Music Ltd (DCM) has sued Kayne West and Universal Music Group for sampling part of a track that he did not have a license for and had reaped profits subsequently from in 2010 without paying royalties. The sample of King Crimson’s “21st Century Schizoid Man” was a feature in Kayne’s song “Power.” DCM...
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Equity, the performing arts workers union out of BBC, has launched a new campaign, “Stop AI Stealing the Show,” out of concern that the development of digital voice technology that uses samples of an actor’s voice or face to generate content like automated audiobooks, digital voice-overs, “synthetic” performances, and bring back to life deceased actors....
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International Manufacturing Concepts, Melomega music, and Sound Gems sued Justin Bieber and Dan + Shay over a copyright infringement. The suit alleges that Bieber, country duo Dan Smyers, and Shay Mooney “stole the core portion” of their song “10,000 Hours.” Additionally stated that Bieber’s song included samples from the 1973 song “The First Time Baby...
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