Madonna prevails in key copyright case

Jun 3, 2016

Madonna prevails in key copyright case

Madonna on Thursday triumphed in a copyright case concerning her song “Vogue,” in a victory for artists seeking to use samples.The lawsuit concerns a brief horn riff that appears five times in the radio version of “Vogue,” a dance track that was a major ...

Pop visionary Prince, 57, found dead at his Minnesota home

Apr 22, 2016

Pop visionary Prince, 57, found dead at his Minnesota home

Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” “Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57.His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The ...

Jul 10, 2015

Israeli gets 14 months for stealing Madonna's songs

An aspiring singer who auditioned for Israel’s top TV song competition was sentenced Thursday to 14 months in prison after he was convicted of stealing and selling unreleased songs by international pop star Madonna.Adi Lederman was arrested earlier this year and after confessing, reached ...

Jan 22, 2015

Israeli arrested over Madonna song leak

An Israeli man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of hacking Madonna’s computer and selling the pop icon’s songs online, a private investigator involved in the case said.Israeli police confirmed they had detained a man suspected of stealing the work of a number of ...

Dec 21, 2014

Madonna releases songs early

Madonna on Saturday suddenly released six new songs months ahead of schedule, furious that early versions had leaked online in what she had described as “artistic rape.”The songs will appear on her first album in three years, “Rebel Heart,” which comes out in March. ...