The Trump campaign has been criticised for playing songs without the artists’ permission. President Donald Trump dances to YMCA by Village People after speaking at a campaign rally in Arizona. Photo: AP/Alex Brandon The Trump campaign has been criticised for playing songs without the artists’ permission. President Donald Trump dances to YMCA by Village People after speaking at a campaign rally in Arizona. Photo: AP/Alex Brandon
The Trump campaign has been criticised for playing songs without the artists’ permission. President Donald Trump dances to YMCA by Village People after speaking at a campaign rally in Arizona. Photo: AP/Alex Brandon
Music

The Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Prince’s estate – Donald Trump’s use of music at campaign rallies keeps drawing lawyers’ letters

  • President Trump’s campaign rallies make heavy use of popular songs, causing outrage among the mainly left-leaning artists who wrote them
  • Artists from John Fogerty to Panic! At The Disco and the estates of Leonard Cohen and Tom Petty issued cease-and-desist letters. Neil Young filed a lawsuit

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The Trump campaign has been criticised for playing songs without the artists’ permission. President Donald Trump dances to YMCA by Village People after speaking at a campaign rally in Arizona. Photo: AP/Alex Brandon The Trump campaign has been criticised for playing songs without the artists’ permission. President Donald Trump dances to YMCA by Village People after speaking at a campaign rally in Arizona. Photo: AP/Alex Brandon
The Trump campaign has been criticised for playing songs without the artists’ permission. President Donald Trump dances to YMCA by Village People after speaking at a campaign rally in Arizona. Photo: AP/Alex Brandon
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