• Cher Sues Sonny Bono's Widow Over Song Royalties

    7 days ago - By Billboard

    Cher is suing the widow of late her musical partner and former husband Sonny Bono, accusing her of wrongly seeking to revoke the singer's ownership rights to “I Got You Babe” and other iconic hits created by the duo.
    In a complaint filed Wednesday in California federal court, Cher asked a judge to stop Mary Bono from invoking copyright law's so-called termination right - a provision that allows creators to claw back control of rights they signed away decades prior.
    Cher said the provision simply does not apply to her 1978 divorce agreement with Sonny, which gave her a permanent fifty...
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