Mariah Carey has been notified of a lawsuit for copyright infringement of one of her most famous songs, A Christmas Melody all I Want for Christmas Is You. The figure requested by the plaintiff is $20 million.
The person who initiated the legal proceedings in a Louisiana court is Andy Stone, who The 53-year-old singer allegedly copied the title of her song of the same namewhich he wrote for the band Vince Vance & the Valiants in 1989. Stone claims he never gave Carey permission to use it on his 1994 album happy birthday.
Stone says Carrey and his associates knew what they were doingintentionally infringing their rights to the song. It adds that the accused have committed acts of illicit enrichment, by seizing their business without permission and misusing their goodwill.
The funny thing is that Stone and Carey’s song has different lyrics and melodies.
all I Want for Christmas Is You He has become one of the symbols of Mariah Carey’s career. The album in question is one of the best-selling American productions of all time, With more than 15 million copies worldwide. The song has also been the subject of numerous covers, like the one in the movie really love (2003).
PA Media, which gained access to legal documents, reports that in the US Copyright Office there are 177 issues with the name all I Want for Christmas Is You.
In Carrie’s case, The song brought the singer over $60 million in revenue. It was streamed a billion times on Spotify.
The history of the song created by Carrie exists his biography for 2020, Meaning of Mariah CareyAnd the In it, he explains that it wasn’t a Christmas melody, and that he simply wanted to capture the feeling of sweetness and purity at a certain time in his life. (And the)
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