Copyright Candles in “Happy Birthday” Extinguished

Copyright Candles in “Happy Birthday” Extinguished

You may soon be able to publicly perform “Happy Birthday to You” (“Happy Birthday”) without racking up thousands in unpaid royalties to the copyright owner. The song, one of the most recognisable and widely performed in the English language, was allegedly owned by Warner-Chappell Music, a division of the Warner Music Group. As the owners […]