Google facing $1 billion lawsuit over 20,000 unlicensed songs on YouTube

Irving Azoff, who manages the performance rights for roughly 20,000 songs from artists such as Pharrell, John Lennon and The Eagles through his company, Global Music Rights (GMR), is planning to sue YouTube for over $1 billion, claiming the online video site has not secured necessary licensing to include those songs in its upcoming subscription music service, Music Key. – Keith Nelson Jr. ,Digital Trends

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