January 11, 2016:Spotify attracts second songwriter lawsuit – for $200m

Spotify’s 2015 ended unhappily for the streaming service with a $150m class-action lawsuit from musician David Lowery.

Now, as predicted, 2016 is continuing in similar vein with a separate $200m action led by another musician, Melissa Ferrick. Her lawsuit lists more than 125 songs that she says were made available on Spotify without the necessary publishing licences.

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Stuart Dredge
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