Judge rules against jury verdict in case over song Dark Horse, which had previously been found in favour of rapper Marcus GrayKaty Perry has won an appeal in a copyright case involving damages of $2.8m (£2.3m).In July 2014, Perry was accused of plagiarising the song Joyful Noise by a Christian rapper named Marcus Gray (AKA Flame), for her US No 1 hit Dark Horse, which was the second biggest-selling song worldwide that year. The songwriters sued, with Perry and her team defending themselves by saying they had never heard Joyful Noise. Continue reading...
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Her legal battle over “Dark Horse”’s similarities to the Flame song “Joyful Noise” is over