Why Music Executives Seek Lawyers With Conflicts Of Interest: ‘It’s a Very Incestuous Business’

Why Music Executives Seek Lawyers With Conflicts Of Interest: ‘It’s a Very Incestuous Business’

  Why Music Executives Seek Lawyers With Conflicts Of Interest: ‘It’s a Very Incestuous Business’ 10/19/2018 by Steve Knopper Every time hard-rock manager David “Beno” Benveniste signs a band, he recommends that the group hire a veteran attorney he knows personally: Jeffrey Light. Two bands, Korn and Deftones, have taken his advice, and so far they haven’t objected to a key detail: Light […]

Estate of Pop Star Rick Nelson Slams Sony With Class Action Lawsuit

Estate of Pop Star Rick Nelson Slams Sony With Class Action Lawsuit

    The filing alleges improper withholding of international streaming royalties. By Gene Maddaus and Chris Willman The estate of 1950s teen idol Rick Nelson hit Sony Music Entertainment with a class action lawsuit on Tuesday, alleging that it improperly withholds a portion of artists’ royalties from international streaming revenue. Rick Nelson LLC filed the […]