Universal and Eminem group settle in historic digital case

It threatened to set a precedent for music labels paying top artists higher digital royalties in future - but now Universal Music and Eminem production group FBT have settled out of court.

The historic case, which dated back to 2009, saw FBT Productions LLC argue that Eminem was entitled to 50% of net receipts for digital download royalties - more than his existing deal provides.

That's presumably because FBT/Eminem's contract with the major pre-dates the iTunes boom. Therefore, there is ...

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