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Taylor Swift recently announced that she is rerecording her entire catalog with Big Machine, as Scooter Braun looks to confirm the sale of her master recordings to a private equity company, Shamrock Holdings, for $300 million. Making it the second time her music, videos, and album art had been sold without her knowledge. The singer’s...
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The 1997 Selena movie producer, Moctesuma Esparza, is suing Netflix and Selena Quintanilla’s family members for $1 million over the upcoming Selena: The Series set to release in December. Esparza claims that he owned her life story’s rights and is alleging a breach of contract as shut out of the new series.  “The two-part coming-of-age drama Selena: The Series explores the...
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In 2019, Kanye West produced an opera that chronicled a Babylonian empire monarch, Nebuchadnezzar. Reports are now indicating he is facing a lawsuit by employees for $1 million. Former employees are claiming they have not been paid in a year. The opera was directed by Venessa Beecroft and live-streamed on Tidal, and featured music from West’s Sunday...
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The charity trust of Truman Capote is suing Paramount Pictures over the rights to Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Paramount claims they bought the rights for $300,000, but Truman Capote set up a trust before his death, claiming they owed the book’s rights. The trust’s executor, Alan Schwarts, claims in the lawsuit that the rights to develop a prequel,...
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Songwriter Josh Stone has sued Ariana Grande for allegedly sampling his song “You Need It, I Got It” from 2017 in her song “7 Rings.” Josh previously filed suit for all profits from Grande’s song, “Thank You, Next,” and an injunction prohibiting her from continuing to sell the music. Grande is seeking a court dismissal....
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