Spotify receives copyright notices from music publishers

Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming apps out there. The platform has received a message from the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) regarding infringement of copyright laws. Furthermore, it has been accused of using artists' and publishers' content without a license.

NMPA sends a cease and desist order to Spotify

The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA) sent a message cease and desist letter to the popular streaming platform. The letter accuses Spotify of using NMPS members' content without the proper license. Accordingly, this action results in violation of copyright laws

The organization demands that Spotify remove this unlicensed content from its platform as soon as possible. Furthermore, the platform warns that if the music streaming platform does not remove the content, it will be held copyright liable for the continued use of this content.

Spotify may face challenges in the US after this copyright notice

The The official letter from NMPA to Spotify states: “Spotify appears to be engaged in direct infringement by hosting unlicensed musical works in its lyrics, videos, and podcasts, and by distributing unauthorized reproductions, synchronizations, renderings, and derivative versions of these musical works to its users.” To make matters worse, Spotify profits from such violations.”

The National Music Publisher's Association is taking aim at Spotify on many fronts. The association made it clear that it wants to put an end to immoral practices by the music streaming platform. They did not specify the total amount of unlicensed content used by the platform; Just name a few. Moreover, the organization also blames the platform for using this content to make profit, which is illegal.

Spotify has released an official statement regarding NMPA's letter. It said: “This letter is a press stunt with false and deceptive allegations. It is an attempt to distract from the Phono IV agreement, which the NMPA signed and celebrated in 2022. We paid a record amount to benefit songwriters in 2023, and we expect to exceed that amount in 2024. Spotify is a platform that offers licensed content. We are committed to maintaining the integrity of our platform. WWe have a clear framework for rights holders to contact Spotify about music they believe is not licensed.”

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