Lawsuits

Sly Stone Wins Back More Than 10 Years Of Royalties In $5 Million Judgement

Sly Stone won a $5 million dollar judgement against a former manager that left the singer so broke he was living out of a van. Gerald “Jerry” Goldstein and Glenn Stone hoodwinked Sly Stone out of his royalties with shady accounting. “It’s a good day for Sly, it’s a good day for entertainers in general,” […]

George Clinton Protects Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”

In case you haven’t heard, Robin Thicke put a lawsuit in place for “Blurred Lines” to protect the song from Marvin Gaye’s family and the owner of Funkadelic’s tunes, Bridgeport Music. The song “Sexy Ways” by Funkadelic, according to Bridgeport Music, is too similar to “Blurred Lines” by Thicke. George Clinton, lead singer and member […]

W.h.at??? Will.I.Am Suing Pharrell Over Phrase “I Am”

Will.I.Am is not messing around with what he feels is his brand, even if it is a friend. Will is suing Pharrell over the words “I Am” and claiming the copyright is owned by him. Rolling Stone uncovered the court documents. For the full article, click here.

Report: Miguel Claims Billboard Producers Never Warned Him About Jump

OK. Should we be calling this Miguel-gate or “Leg Drop” central? We clearly need a name for this. Miguel has stated through his reps that Billboard producers never warned him not to jump during his performance, contrary to what they have stated. Miguel made the jump twice in rehearsals and his people claim that Billboard […]