Song of the Day #4,056: ‘Joyful Noise’ – Flame

A couple of weeks ago, a federal jury decided that Katy Perry copied the track ‘Joyful Noise’ by Christian rapper Flame when writing her hit ‘Dark Horse.’

The jury assessed damages of $2.78 million to be paid by Perry and ‘Dark Horse’s other songwriters.

Perry will certainly appeal, but the outcome of this lawsuit is scary for anybody who writes and records music for a living.

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