Spotify is being sued by a major music publisher for $1.6 billion

Spotify is being sued by a major music publisher for $1.6 billion

Spotify is being sued by a major music publisher for $1.6 billion

Wixen handles copyright management and royalty compliance for artists including Tom Petty, The Doors, Neil Young and Missy Elliot.

The company was founded in 2006 and has pioneered legal streaming, which has become the music industry's biggest source of growth despite early scepticism.

Spotify allegedly filed for its IPO in December, and will go directly to the New York Stock Exchange while bypassing numerous IPO conventions. Spotify has maintained it wants to properly compensate for the music it streams, but has not always been able to find the data to identify rights holders.

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Global News has reached out to Spotify for further comment.

Spotify is expected to launch an IPO as a direct listing rather than a traditional offering of shares.

Spotify tried mulitple times to get Ferrick and Lowery's case thrown out but ultimately agreed to pay a $43 million settlement, likely because it wanted to resolve the suit before listing its shares, according to Rolling Stone.

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The analysts at Barclays already see this as a big issue for investors, and it could really affect Apple's stock moving forward. Apple will replace your iPhone battery even if it passes the diagnostics threshold of 80 percent of its original capacity.

Spotify has found itself in hot water over failure to pay royalties in the past, so much so that it agreed to fork out more than $43 million (~£32m) a year ago to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming it failed to compensate independent artists. In addition, Wixen Music Publishing is also seeking attorneys' fees and costs and injunctive relief.

Spotify is being sued for $1.6 billion by music publishers Wixen, who allege that the streaming giant is using more than 10,000 songs without a proper licence.

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