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SoundExchange Sues Muzak for Underpaying Artists

Apr 02, 2015 - PR Newswire

On behalf of artists and rights holders, SoundExchange has filed a lawsuit against Muzak, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada's Mood Media Corporation, for underpayment. This lawsuit arises from Mood Media's attempt to acquire new music services and pay for sound recordings at older, below market rates that were intended for a very limited set of companies. SoundExchange issued the following statement from Michael Huppe, president and chief executive officer, SoundExchange:

"Muzak is playi...