Big Law

Sony Music Sues Creators of Whitney Houston Biopic Over the Use of Her Songs

Sony Music Entertainment 6758.T has sued four companies involved in making the 2022 biopic “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” claiming they never paid to use the superstar’s music in the film.

Sony Music said in the California federal court lawsuit made public on Thursday that the companies were infringing its copyrights after they failed to pay for their licenses to 24 Houston classics including “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” “How Will I Know,” and “I Will Always Love You.”

Sony Music requested at least $3.6 million in damages and a court order to stop the alleged infringement.

Read the source article at Nasdaq

Back to top button