Pirates to the left, disgruntled artists to the right...the record labels are again besieged.
The most recent challenge came yesterday when Kenny Rogers, the silver-haired country singer and actor, filed suit against EMI's Capitol Records. Rogers alleges that he was beat out of at least $400,000 and claims he's owed 50 percent of the digital-music royalties generated by his songs. He also says that EMI has dragged its feet on handing over an audit.
EMI declined to comment.
Rogers is the latest in a growing list of artists who have filed similar suits against their labels … Read more