Sister Sledge have banded together with an Oscar-nominated actress and songwriter to file a major class action lawsuit against Warner Music Group alleging they were cheated out of millions of dollars based on improper calculations of revenue from digital music sales. Eminem's publisher brought a nearly identical claim against Universal Music Group and won a fairly important decision at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2010
Is selling music via digital download services a "sale" or a "license" for the purpose of accounting to recording artists? That question has been raised again in a new lawsuit filed by the sister of Bruce Gary, the late drummer of the rock group the Knack.
Simon Cowell has some choice words for American Idol creator Simon Fuller: Keep your hands off "The X Factor." Cowell is finally responding to the lawsuit filed in July by Fuller against Fox and producer Fremantle claiming Fuller is owed an executive producer credit and millions of dollars in fees from the Cowell-produced "X Factor," which bows in the U.S. in September.
Simon Cowell is finally responding to the lawsuit filed in July by Fuller against Fox and producer Fremantle claiming Simon Fuller is owed an executive producer credit and millions of dollars in fees from the Cowell-produced X Factor, which bows in the U.S. in September.
Levine has filed a suit against the company's "Guitar Hero" spinoff video game "Band Hero" alleging that the new game exploits his name and likeness in order to "boost the sales" of the game, according to papers obtained by The Hollywood Reporter.
TV’s most-watched show exploded into litigation today as “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller sued Fox claiming he should be paid a rich fee for the upcoming Simon Cowell competition show “The X Factor.”