Tag Archives: digital downloads

  • The Temptations Sue Universal over Digital Revenue

    Mar 16, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *The Temptations are suing Universal Music in federal court in California, seeking millions of dollars after allegedly being cheated out of revenue from digital downloads and ringtones. Are you a fan of EURweb? Like us on Facebook or Follow us on Twitter. Original member Otis Williams and Ron Tyson, one of the later members, are […]

  • Rihanna Crowned the New Download Queen

    Jan 5, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Rihanna has a new title. The pop star is now the queen of the downloads after becoming the best-selling online artist of 2011, according to Nielsen SoundScan, which puts her digital record sales at more than 47.5 million at the end of 2011. The Black Eyed Peas were named the second most popular act with […]

  • Chuck D Sues Universal Music Group for $100M

    Nov 3, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Public Enemy frontman Chuck D filed a class-action lawsuit against Universal Music Group in U.S. District Court in Northern California on Tuesday, alleging that the music giant has short-changed its artists and producers in licensing deals for digital downloads and ringtones. The suit alleges that Universal owes its artists “hundreds of millions of dollars in […]

  • Rick James Estate Sues Universal over Digital Royalties

    Apr 5, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Administrators of Rick James’ estate are suing Universal Music executives over increased royalties for digital downloads. Reps for the late funk legend have filed a class action lawsuit against Universal, claiming the estate is owed 50 per cent from digital sales of Rick’s singles, albums and the use of his music for cell phone ringtones, […]

  • Peas’ ‘I Gotta Feeling’ Reaches Digital Milestone

    Jul 30, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *So what is so special about the Black Eyed Peas’ song “I Gotta Feeling?” Ask one of the 6 million people who have purchased the song online, making it the most downloaded tune in history, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Their No. 1 hit is the first song to reach the 6 million milestone in digital […]