Post Malone Can’t Shake Lawsuit Concerning His Big Hit, “Circles”

Post Malone Can’t Shake Lawsuit Concerning His Big Hit, “Circles”

By Steven T. Lowe / July 14, 2022

On April 18, 2022, U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II for the Central District of California held that Tyler Armes, a professional musician, has no joint authorship rights to the final commercial release of Post Malone’s hit song, Circles. However, Judge Wright found that a trial must determine whether Mr. Armes is a joint…

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Lawsuit Against Post Malone Going in ‘Circles’ After Rapper is Accused of Denying Credit to Alleged Co-Writer

By Steven T. Lowe / December 2, 2020

On October 19, 2020, Judge Otis Wright III for the United States District Court for the Central District of California refused to dismiss musician and producer Tyler Armes’ lawsuit against Post Malone for co-writer credit and publishing royalties on Malone’s song “Circles.” Armes alleged he co-authored the hit composition/sound recording performed by recording artist Post…

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