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Less than two weeks after being sued by Timbaland and Swizz Beatz for $28 million in losses delay payments, Trill is again accused of flaking on their bills. by billboard, Sony Music Entertainment filed a lawsuit against the app on Monday. The record label claims that, since March of this year, the TikTok competitor “has failed to make the required monthly payments under the Settlement, totaling millions of dollars.” Sony is reportedly suing for copyright infringement, claiming that even after receiving a termination notice, Triller continues to use music by Sony artists in its app.
Sony, home to Beyoncé, Shakira, Harry Styles, Lil Nas X and more, says it notified Triller that it was in material breach of their agreement on July 22 and then terminated their agreement on August 8. You may remember something similar happening. last year, when Universal Music Group pulled his Triller artists for withheld payments. An agreement was eventually reached and UMG Music was back on the app. We are not sure if a similar resolution will be released this time. After all, it seems difficult for Sony to negotiate a deal to get their catalog back if said catalog was never deleted in the first place.