P!nk cover bands are, apparently, serious business.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz of the Beastie Boys testified Wednesday in a trial of the group’s lawsuit alleging that beverage maker Monster Energy Co. violated its copyrights.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — This may just be the biggest lawsuit of all time. Anton Purisima, 62, filed a lawsuit last month in Manhattan for $2 undecillion. That’s the number 2 followed by 36 zeros — otherwise known as more money than there is on Earth.
“Take all your big plans/ And break ’em/ This is bound to be a while.” John Mayer’s lyrics just might hint at his next court case.
“The NFL thing is completely ridiculous. It’s been making me laugh for a while, but now it’s so boring I don’t even laugh anymore.”
The battle of copyrights continue between will.i.am and Pharrell.
Shakira’s former manager and boyfriend is suing the Latin pop star for money he feels he’s owed for helping her crossover into America.
Lady Gaga is caught in the middle of a legal suit filed in 2011 by her former personal assistant, Jennifer O’Neill.
With bands continually looking for ways to augment income in face of decreasing across-the-board record sales, brazen advertisers have allowed the Black Keys to turn commercial lawsuits into a lucrative revenue stream.
It happens all the time: a small artist, songwriter or producer file suit against a much bigger artist for stealing their song idea. But this artist might have a stronger case than most.