skip to main content
Close Icon We use cookies to improve your website experience.  To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.  By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.
Global Search Configuration


Eminem's music publisher Eight Mile Style has become the latest company to claim music streaming service Spotify has been distributing music compositions without the necessary license.


  • In addition to attacking Spotify's lack of license and poor efforts to fully license the Eight Mile compositions, the filing trained its crosshairs on the NMPA settlement, describing it "woefully inadequate" and saying that it failed to hold Spotify "adequately accountable."

Features and Benefits

  • Details the filing by music publisher Eight Mile Style against music streaming service Spotify.
  • Explains the reasons for the filing and the main claims made by the music publisher.

Key questions answered

  • Why is Eight Mile Style suing Spotify for copyright infringement?
  • How big could the damages bill be should Eight Mile come out successful?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Primephonic and Idagio go head-to-head for classical market share
  • Human personalization with high-quality streams
  • Radio remains the leading source for classical listening


  • Author

Recommended Articles


Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team: +44 7771 980316

Asia-Pacific team: +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team: +1 212-652-5335

Email us at

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Email us at

Contact marketing -

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now