Rolling Stones Threatened To Sue Trump For Using Her Songs At Rallies
British rock band, The Rolling Stones, may file a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump if he continues to use their songs at their election rallies, reports the BBC, citing a statement from the group's lawyers.
Representatives of the musicians noted that together with the organization for the protection of artists' rights, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is trying to stop the illegal use of Trump's songs by the Rolling Stones, explaining that "further steps" were required since previous instructions were ignored.
The statement said that BMI informed Trump that using the band's songs without permission would be a violation of his license agreement and could be the subject of legal proceedings.
Both in 2016 and 2020, the Rolling Stones hit "You Can't Always Get What You Want" was repeatedly played at Trump's campaign rallies, including at the last rally in Tulsa (Oklahoma). The same composition ended Trump's victory speech after the announcement of the results of the US presidential election in 2016.
The Rolling Stones have repeatedly stated that they do not support Trump and asked him to stop using the band's songs in their election campaign.