Music Publishers Sue Peloton

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Peloton users may have watched music videos on the exercise bike, but those music videos are being contested my musicians who say they never received permission for them to be on the bike.

A group of music publishers are suing Peloton. Pelotons are luxury stationary bikes that come with screens that show pop music and workout videos. As the music is a big part of Pelotons success that music publishers state that the company never obtained permissions or paid a licensing fee. This is currently a $150 million dollar lawsuit.

“Music is a core part of the Peloton business model and is responsible for much of the brand’s swift success,” David Israelite, National Music Publishers Association’s president.

Peloton says it is still reviewing the lawsuit.

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Music Publishers Sue Peloton

Photo (c) junce – Getty Images

Peloton users may have watched music videos on the exercise bike, but those music videos are being contested my musicians who say they never received permission for them to be on the bike.

A group of music publishers are suing Peloton. Pelotons are luxury stationary bikes that come with screens that show pop music and workout videos. As the music is a big part of Pelotons success that music publishers state that the company never obtained permissions or paid a licensing fee. This is currently a $150 million dollar lawsuit.

“Music is a core part of the Peloton business model and is responsible for much of the brand’s swift success,” David Israelite, National Music Publishers Association’s president.

Peloton says it is still reviewing the lawsuit.

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