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DJ Snake and Li’l John being sued for “Turn Down For What.”
Musicology, Opinion
Could this be the biggest music copyright infringement payout of all time? I’ll put on the musicologists hat in a second and break it down but really the musicology over infringement or non-infringement is...
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Eminem “Lose Yourself” vs National Party of New Zealand
Audio, Musicology
There’s a lot riding on the verdict of this soundalike infringement case that could go either way. The Eminem “Lose Yourself” case is a bit funny, but it’s by no means trivial. Musicologize thinks...
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Beyoncé makes silly fair use claim to fight silly $20M damages claim.
Musicology, Opinion
Fight fire with fire, I suppose. We wrote a post about this action a few months ago, when we first heard that Messy Mya’s estate was suing Beyoncé for twenty million dollars over a...
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As I expected, Ed Sheeran settles Photograph case.
Audio, Latest News
Back in July 2016, Musicologize published a pretty deep take down of the “Amazing” versus “Photograph” case, Amazing v. Photograph | Why Sheeran’s Photograph Infringes. and came to the conclusion that Ed Sheeran would be...
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Ed Sheeran Ain’t No Scrub
Audio, Musicology, Opinion
Tons of casual observers with youtube channels are getting stroked today as Kandi Burruss & Tiny Harris who wrote TLC’s Billboard topping hit “No Scrubs” are getting a song writing credit on Ed Sheeran’s...
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Blind Melon settles “Insane” suit against Mandy Jiroux
Audio, Latest News
It was never about plagiarism, but it was about copyright infringement. And this case might’ve been interesting, but alas it never got there. And now it appears to be settled. It was never interesting because...
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