Britney Spears has dodged a lawful battle from a man voluntarily dismissed his lawsuit up against the pop star over her song Piece of Me.
Kirk Rothrum, who runs sound clips library Banging-beats.com, served Spears and bosses at Sony Music Entertainment with legal papers in May (15), claiming they used his develop her 2007 single without permission.
In the suit, he alleged staff in the record label lifted the sound of female moaning seductively to be used on Piece of Me and that he was never paid.
Rothrum initially sought a pay cheque for his contribution towards the track, but he reportedly made a decision to pull the lawsuit due for the legal fees he was accruing when he chased an arrangement.
A source tells TMZ.com Rothrum was frustrated he was spending lots of money on the lawsuit, that has been ultimately going nowhere. He reportedly is given the chance to refile the lawsuit.
The singer are going to be relieved her legal battle has become dismissed since it means she could focus the attentions on her behalf next album. Britney thrilled fans around the world earlier this month (Nov15) when she confirmed she was working on songs.
“Working hard and hardly working…new album…wheeeee! (sic)” she wrote on social media marketing alongside an image of herself and a couple of friends pulling secretive poses on Instagram and Twitter.
Fans were quick to comment on the company, naming a man as musician and songwriter Justin Tranter and also the female as music star Julia Michaels. This only included in their excitement, with one devoted listener commenting: “stop teasing us & drop a whole new single Queen! We’re dying for tunes from you” as well as several cry-face emojis.
This announcement follows a tweet she wrote on the end of October (15). She revealed she’d just recorded vocals for just a song she “loves”, teasing while using hashtag “#B9” referring on the album number it may be from.