Spotify is ending its year-long dispute with Warner Music’s publishing firm.
The world’s largest music streaming service said on Tuesday that it has inked a global licensing agreement with Warner Chappell.
The announcement today marks the end of their litigation before the Bombay High Court, where Warner Music was seeking an injunction to prevent Spotify from using its music in India. Warner Music had claimed that Spotify “falsely asserted a statutory license” in India.
A Warner Chappell spokesperson said the new deal “appropriately values our songwriters’ music and expands our licensed partnership with Spotify to include India.” A Spotify spokesperson said the music streaming business was “pleased” with the outcome.
“In less than a year, millions of Indian listeners have joined Spotify, listening to their favorite artists