Katy Perry Songwriters Fight Copyright VerdictThe brains behind Katy Perry’s hit Dark Horse have blasted the lawmakers who ordered them to pay a share of $2.78 million dollars to the writers of a similar tune, calling the verdict "a travesty of justice".
Copyright Damages: $2.78 Million For Katy Perry and Her 'Dark Horse' CollaboratorsKaty Perry, her Dark Horse collaborators and record label bosses have been ordered to hand over $2.78 million dollars for ripping off a Christian rap song.
Katy Perry Hit 'Dark Horse' Lifted Christian Rapper's Beat: JuryKaty Perry's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" was too much like the Christian rap song "Joyful Noise," to be original, an LA jury concluded.
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