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Author: Eriq Gardner

Date: June 27, 2019

Original Source: Billboard

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Spotify Settles Copyright Lawsuits Brought by Songwriters

Spotify has taken care of two big copyright lawsuits that alleged “staggering” infringement of thousands of song compositions.

The complaints came from Bob Gaudio, a songwriter and founding member of the group Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, as well as Bluewater Music Services Corporation, an entity that administers the publishing rights of dozens of prominent country songwriters whose works include Player‘s “Baby Come Back,” Miranda Lambert‘s “White Liar” and Guns N’ Roses‘ “Yesterdays.”

Read more: https://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/8517957/spotify-settles-copyright-lawsuits-brought-by-songwriters