Rapper Awarded $2.7M In Katy Perry Copyright Infringement CaseChristian rapper Marcus Gray, known as Flame, was awarded $2.7 million in damages Thursday by a federal court jury who deemed Katy Perry's song "Dark Horse" lifted a musical passage from the rapper's earlier song "Joyful Noise."
Damages Phase In Katy Perry Copyright Infringement Trial BeginsNow that a federal jury has decided that Katy Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” lifted its underlying electric beat from a 2009 Christian rap song, they will next have to determine how much money the pop star and her collaborators might owe in damages.
Jury Rules Katy Perry Copied Christian Rap Song For Her Hit 'Dark Horse'A jury has ruled that parts of Katy Perry's 2013 hit "Dark Horse" were lifted from a song called "Joyful Noise" written by Christian rapper Flame.
Deliberations Begin In Katy Perry Copyright Infringement TrialClosing arguments in the federal copyright lawsuit trial were delivered Thursday. The nine-member jury in Los Angeles federal court heard testimony from the pop star herself, plus musicologists from both sides during the week-long trial.
Katy Perry Expected To Testify In Copyright Infringement TrialThe lawsuit was filed in 2015 by Marcus Gray, whose raps under the name Flame, and claims Perry lifted portions of his 2012 gospel rap song “Joyful Noise” for her 2013 hit “Dark Horse.”
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Nun In Legal Battle With Katy Perry Over Property Dies In CourtSister Catherine Rose was one of the nuns fighting Katy Perry over the singer's claims to the Los Feliz property on which a former convent of the Los Angeles Archdiocese stood.
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Jury Orders Woman To Pay Katy Perry, Archdiocese $5M For Interfering With Convent SaleKaty Perry has sought to buy an 8-acre property in Loz Feliz -- that is owned by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles -- for $14.5 million.
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Katy Perry Says She 'Prayed The Gay Away' As a YouthThe 32-year-old singer opened up about her sexuality and praised the gay community while receiving an award from the Human Rights Campaign on Saturday in Los Angeles.
Katy Perry Returns To GrammysKaty Perry is returning to the Grammy Awards to the delight of fans who have been waiting to hear new music from the pop singer whose last album, "Prism," came out in 2013.
Katy Perry Casts Her Vote Early In NorwalkEarly voting is underway in California, so pop superstar Katy Perry voted Tuesday – two weeks before Election Day -- at the Los Angeles County Elections Office in Norwalk.
Nuns: Archdiocese Misunderstood Vatican Decree Over Former Los Feliz Convent Sought By Katy PerryTwo nuns claim in newly filed court papers that the Archdiocese of Los Angeles used an incorrect translation of a Vatican decree to convince a judge to clear the way to sell a former convent in Los Feliz to singer Katy Perry.
Sale Of Former Convent Invalidated, Clearing Way For Purchase By Katy PerryA judge canceled the deed and invalidated the sale of a former convent in Los Feliz to a businesswoman Wednesday, clearing the way for singer Katy Perry to swoop in and buy the property.