spb Ilayaraja news

Do singers have voice over royalty rights?

Chennai: SPB, who has rendered many hits composed by Ilayaraja over the past some decades, said he now cannot perform the maestro’s compositions following the legal notice. Speaking to News Today, SPB, said, “An announcement on my concert was made much earlier. But I did not get any communication from Raja’s office asking me not to perform his songs. I received it only in the US.” “As I said earlier,

Music director Ilayaraja holds the baton

Chennai: Legendary playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam receiving a legal notice from veteran composer Ilayaraja for singing his songs without permission on stage has opened a debate. While a section welcomes Raja’s decision, a few said it was morally wrong to have taken up the issue with SPB. It may be recalled that both SPB and Ilayaraja shared a great rapport for over four decades and the former has sung