Facing Copyright Lawsuit, Peloton Will Pull Songs

By Bill Donahue (March 26, 2019, 2:19 PM EDT) -- Peloton on Monday announced that it will pull more than 1,000 songs by Ariana Grande, Rihanna and others from its high-end cycling service after being hit with a copyright lawsuit that claims it failed to pay for their use.

In an email to the company's subscribers, Peloton CEO and founder John Foley acknowledged last week's lawsuit and said the company "respects the rights of all creators, including performing artists and songwriters."

"The filing of the lawsuit is unfortunate and disappointing, as it occurred after what appeared to be fruitful discussions with most of the publishers named," Foley said. "Regardless, out of...

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