StubHub refuse to refund tickets resulting in a lawsuit

Refusing to refund tickets for the hundreds of events that are now cancelled has left buyers furious at StubHub. Many of the years events have been cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak from gigs to…

Genius lyrics site are suing Google for stealing lyrics

The top site for lyrics is going after the world’s biggest search engine for “unethical, unfair and anti-competitive” behaviour. Google have allegedly been taking lyrics from Genius’ website to use and push in search results…

The CASE Act could revolutionise the power small creators have over their work – Here’s how

How can we protect ourselves in a transforming industry, as art is becoming more and more independent? The CASE Act is part of a new and changing world for small and independent creators. A new…

Peloton made almost $1 billion in a year, what do artists see?

As Peloton prepare to take their business to an IPO after making nearly $1 billion in a year, artists are seeing next to none of the profits. Peloton are an incredibly successful fitness company who…

Ed Sheeran accused of stealing other’s music in Shape of You

Ed Sheeran’s hit song is currently making him no money after the artist has been accused of being ‘in the habit of appropriating’ other music. The 28 year old singer-songwriter is currently one of the…

Hilton Hotels the latest major company sued for not licensing music

You’d think the people running one of the biggest hospitality companies in the world would understand simple licenses… It seems not. Hilton Worldwide are facing a lawsuit after the unlicensed use of music in videos…

Pandora are being sued for lyrics, by a company who just sued Spotify for $1.6 billion

Who would’ve thought lyrics could cause such a fuss? Wixen clearly do as they look to sue Pandora for using the lyrics of their artists in their music streaming service. Music publishing company Wixen have…

Music publishers sued this fitness company and now Peloton’s fighting back

Fitness startup Peloton aren’t taking the lawsuit against them lying down, in fact they’re suing music publishers right back. In March a lawsuit came to light that saw music publishers moved to sue a fitness…

Use music without permission; get sued, Peloton finds out

Bike makers and motivators Peloton are being sued for using songs from Drake, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and more without a license. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to most people that using music without copyrights…

Can music copyrights go too far? This one lyric may cost $300 million

Music copyright is a treacherous sea that even the most weathered of captains can have trouble navigating through. Is it too strict? The latest in big-name music lawsuits: Miley Cyrus is being sued for $300…