As one of the music industry’s most powerful individuals, Irving Azoff certainly has the presence to get things done and his latest attempt to pull 20,000 “unlicensed” songs off YouTube shows just that. The music mogul recently sent letters to YouTube demanding that a vast number of tracks including ones by Pharrell Williams and John Lennon were to be removed, insisting that they did not possess the necessary rights to make them available for streaming. Do not fear however as Azoff has not been so successful in the past with similar cases led by his royalty group Global Music Rights. The process for each individual song is lengthy, and therefore this task seems almost impossible due to its sheer quantity.
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