December 2, 2023

The royalty funds for FIFTY FIFTY’s Cupid are halted since there’s a authorized dispute over the tune’s copyright possession. Following the decision of the difficulty, CUPID’s royalties can be paid, in accordance with the Korea Music Copyright Affiliation (KOMCA). ATTRAKT formally requested that it’s positioned on maintain. Producer Ahn Sung Il’s company The Givers was sued by FIFTY FIFTY’s company ATTRAKT for illegally extorting the copyrights to Cupid.

The royalty cost for Cupid from FIFTY FIFTY is on maintain. 

The viral hit Cupid’s royalty by FIFTY FIFTY can be placed on maintain till the copyright points have been resolved, in accordance with the Korea Music Copyright Affiliation, which is chargeable for distributing home royalties in South Korea. 

Given the continuing copyright dispute between The Givers and ATTRAKT, KOMCA granted ATTRAKT’s request to withhold the distribution of the royalties final week. The Givers company, which has the vast majority of the copyright declare, was sued for extortion of the tune’s rights by ATTRAKT, the company for FIFTY FIFTY. The Giver responded by refuting the accusations and stating that producer Ahn Sung Il had a deal in place with the unique producers to amass copyright possession of the tune. 

To be able to assert his possession of Cupid’s copyright, Ahn Sung Il fabricated paperwork. 

A media outlet’s report that producer Ahn Sung Il had impersonated Cupid’s unique creators with a purpose to assert his possession of the tune captured everybody’s consideration. In line with stories, he allegedly used two forgeries to acquire the copyright from the unique Swedish creators. Ahn Sung Il allegedly gave the producers $9000 or such, in accordance with the allegation. The Givers’ producer pretended to be harmless throughout a dialog between Ahn Sung Il and ATTRKT’s CEO Jung Hong Joon, claiming that it takes time for all of the producers to obtain credit score and that he didn’t explicitly inform him that he would buy the copyrights to the tune Cupid.

Barbie Goals is now accessible. The extremely anticipated Ok-pop collaboration single between singer Kaliii and the woman group FIFTY FIFTY turned audible on streaming companies on July 7. Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera, Will Ferrell, and different notable actors might be heard on Barbie’s unique soundtrack.

Barbie Goals with Kaliii and Fifty Fifty

The tune that can be on “Barbie The Album” has lengthy been anticipated as a result of it’s FIFTY FIFTY’s first collaborative and international effort for an OST. Barbie Goals features a snippet of Janet Jackson’s tune Collectively Once more. 

Whereas there have been quite a lot of viewpoints on the pattern’s use amongst web customers, many merely loved the second. The tune has a really on-brand really feel and matches the feelings of the Barbie characters, making it an ideal match for the upcoming Warner Bros. movie. The globe has been painted pink with a sprinkle of sparkle and stars by FIFTY FIFTY and Kaliii, completely capturing the tone of the film.

The inclusion of Kaliii and the voices of Aran, Keena, Saena, and Sio within the launch has garnered appreciation, regardless of complaints that the FIFTY FIFTY members have been “robbed” of a music video. It’s recognized that, even if a music video was initially deliberate, the concept was scrapped because of the ongoing authorized battle between FIFTY FIFTY, producer Ahn Sung Il, and their company ATTRAKT.

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The authorized dispute between FIFTY and the organisation

The band requested for an injunction on June 19 to cease its exclusivity contracts with its administration label, ATTRAKT.

It was just lately revealed that the enterprise acknowledged they desired an opportunity to adequately interact the members following the preliminary listening to on July 5. Nonetheless, the 4 members reportedly sought suspension because of an absence of settlement paperwork, an absence of administration assets, and a violation of healthcare requirements. 

In the meantime, there have been stories that the FIFTY FIFTY members have each their stage names and the Korean group’s identify registered as emblems. Their spokesperson claimed that ATTRAKT was not conscious of the identical.

Nonetheless, it has come to mild that the extremely reported disagreement between ATTRAKT, producer Ahn Sung Il (SIANH), and the group’s members is the explanation that the music video’s filming has been cancelled. The company responded to the rumours by saying they couldn’t perform the plan due to the present state of affairs and member Aran’s well being, who was later discovered to have undergone surgical procedure. Shortly after the music video for his or her hit single Cupid’s reached 100 million views on YouTube, rumours of the woman group’s music video shoot for his or her impending official soundtrack launch for the extremely awaited film Barbie started to floor on-line. In line with an announcement from the group’s company ATTRAKT, the group’s participation at this 12 months’s KCON LA was cancelled. Since then, different accounts of numerous endorsement preparations falling via have been reported.

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