Taylor Swift “Shakes Off” Copyright infringement claim.

November 12, 2015

Being one of the best earning pop stars has many upsides but being a lawsuit target is certainly not one of them. Taylor Swift, who is well known in the industry from being extremely protective of her brand, has now been sued by Jesse Braham (stage name: Jesse Graham) over the lyrics to “Shake It Off”. The R&B star claims that its chorus: “Cause the players gonna pla...

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Think You Know About Copyright? Try Your Luck With LawBite’s Fun Copyright Quiz!

September 12, 2014

For some questions the answer is a simple “yes” or “no”, but you will only score points if you select the correct reason for your answer. Assume in every case that no contract has been concluded because, as we know, contracts can change everything. There are no trick questions. Good luck- the answers right at the bottom- no peaking!

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10 Music Business Myths

January 28, 2014

2. Everyone who has a number one hit must be a millionaire.
The truth is: record royalties are very low. An artist doesn’t need to sell anything like the number of singles (or albums for that matter) that it would take to generate £1 million in royalties to get to number one.

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