Tag Archives: y.m.c.a.

  • Village People’s Victor Willis Wins Song Rights Case

    May 9, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Village People singer Victor Willis won a huge legal victory in a case that has been closely followed in the music industry. Last year, Willis terminated rights to his share of 33 of the group’s songs, including the monster hit “Y.M.C.A.”  Scorpio Music and Can’t Stop Productions, the two companies that administer publishing rights to […]

  • Music Publisher Drops Key Claim in Y.M.C.A. Copyright Lawsuit

    Mar 23, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *As Victor Willis, the original lead singer of the Village People, fights to regain control over his share of the copyright credit for 32 of the band’s songs, including the hit “Y.M.C.A.,” the music publisher Can’t Stop Music has withdrawn an important claim that the songs were works made for hire, according to The Hollywood […]