Chuck D. Claims Universal Music Artists Get Paid $80.33 For Every 1000 Downloads

11.04.11 7 years ago

Chuck D. of Public Enemy has decided to sue Universal Music Group claiming that UMG has miscalculated Public Enemy’s royalties for digital downloads. In the class action suit Chuck D. claims artists get $80.33 for every 1000 downloads when it should be $315.85. Chuck D. insists downloads should be treated as licenses and not have the same expenses as physical records.

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