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Jennifer Hudson is being sued for sharing a photo of herself without permission. The Dreamgirls actress had been photographed wearing a pink blazer and thigh-high stilettos by Fernando Ramales and he later sold the image to a news outlet, who ran it on Dec. 21, 2019. A few days later, Hudson shared the same picture…

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Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter is being sued in federal court for copyright infringement. Former background singer Ahmad Javon Lane claims the global star’s first single “XO” she digitally dropped from her eponymous album on Dec. 16, 2013, is actually a song originally written by him, “XOXO.” Lane is seeking $7 million in damages. Filed in the United…

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Pharrell warned after the Gaye family was successful in suing him over copyright infringement over his hit “Blurred Lines” that artists would repeatedly come under fire now for being “inspired” by music from the past. And now it appears Pharrell might have been right because Jermaine Dupri is now accusing Ciara of stealing his musical…

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It appears that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams won’t be the only artists coughing up payments for borrowing from another artist’s work in the coming days. According to the Daily Mail, Jay Z recently settled an 18-month copyright infringement battle with Swiss jazz composer Bruno Spoerri, who claimed that Hov’s song “Versus,” from his 2013…

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Besides being known for penning lethal bars, Azealia Banks is also known for her never-ending list of celebrity beefs. Now, the rising hip-hop star is embroiled in a beef with pop titan Lady Gaga and recently accused the “Applause” singer of stealing her music for her new album. Earlier this week on Twitter, Azealia Banks…

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Actor and producer Tyler Perry has yet again found himself in hot water. Terri Donald sued Perry late last year for $225K for allegedly basing his film, Good Deeds on a book she wrote in 2007. Perry is now being sued for copyright infringement by screenwriter William James for a 2009 screenplay called “Lovers Kill,” which became the…

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The world of internet piracy was rattled in January, when file-sharing giant Megaupload was shuttered by the federal government for racketeering and copyright infringement charges, and several of the site’s founders and employers were placed in jail. At the time, the company’s presumed CEO, Swizz Beatz, was cleared of all charges when it was revealed…

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Last year, Wiz Khalifa burst onto the mainstream scene with his monster hit “Black and Yellow,” propelling him to the top of the charts and making him a household name. But now, the rapper has been slapped with a lawsuit and accused of stealing the song that made him a star. According to AllHipHop, Pennysylvania…

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