Katy Perry & Team Ordered To Pay Nearly $3 Million To Gospel Acts For Copyright Infringement

Published: Friday 2nd Aug 2019 by Rashad

It’s pretty fair to assume Katy Perry rode her 2014 chart-topping hit, ‘Dark Horse,’ straight to the bank thanks to its Diamond RIAA certification and ranking #2 on the year’s ‘Billboard Year End’ charts.

That’s great news for Perry, because earlier this week a Los Angeles judge ordered the Pop diva and her team to return to that very same bank to retrieve nearly $3 million for copyright infringement.

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Just three days after a federal jury found Perry and her team (Capitol Records, Dr. Luke, etc.) guilty of ‘blatantly plagiarizing’ the work of Christian acts Flame (Marcus Gray), Chike Ojukwu, Lecrae Moore, and Emanuel Lambert  (as we reported here), a judge has ordered a payment of $2.78 million.

The damages, decided during a hearing on Thursday (August 1), will reportedly see Perry responsible for $550,000 of that sum and Capitol Records will pay the rest.  And, while the nearly $3 million win comes as a far cry from the $20 million Gray was requesting, reports have it Perry’s lawyers intend to dispute and later appeal the judgment.

If successful, the move could see the Christian rappers walk away with even less.

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  1. June Nelson August 2, 2019

    this is being done by other acts…dishonesty is the game

    • Faf August 2, 2019

      Screaming

    • Black Jasmine, The REAL Princess Jasmine Okurrr. August 3, 2019

      TRASHmine you racist scum take your dirty stinky Arab lady boy self on a magic carpet ride into a volcano seeing that you going to end up in hell anyway you is|s demon.

  2. The Real Princess Jasmine August 2, 2019

    3 million dollars ain’t s*** to Katy Perry she got chump change No Grammy but she’s still The GOAT 🐐 though

    • MCalling you h*** out August 2, 2019

      She’s not paying the whole 3 million just 550,000 which goes to show who exactly makes the calls

  3. Tyty August 3, 2019

    She is literally a demon that’s all i take from this

  4. Carlitos August 3, 2019

    She never took anything. She was shown a beat, she wrote the song and melody to that beat. And btw, that beat can’t be claimed. If that’s the case, “Joyful Noise” was copied by the “Art of Noise.” No surprise why people who lack creativity try to steal from others. Katy was highly successful without that beat, and has and will be without it.

  5. Grape Juice Fan August 3, 2019

    Why isn’t doctor Luke being blamed ? He made the beat smh

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