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Twisted Sisters Dee Snider ended his musical relationship with Trump over conflicting political views.
Twisted Sister's Dee Snider ended his musical relationship with Trump over conflicting political views.
Queen asked Trump to stop using "We Are The Champions."
The Queen classic "We are the Champions" played during the 2019 RNC as then-Republican nominee . Queen then issued a tweet, saying that the use was against their wishes.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which controls Queen's copyrights, released a statement regarding the use too, saying that they had previously asked Trump to stop playing the song.
"Sony/ATV Music Publishing has never been asked by Mr. Trump, the Trump campaign or the Trump Organization for permission to use 'We are the Champions' by Queen," the statement read, according to Forbes. "On behalf of the band, we are frustrated by the repeated unauthorized use of the song after a previous request to desist, which has obviously been ignored by Mr. Trump and his campaign."
"Queen does not want its music associated with any mainstream or political debate in any country," the statement continued. "Nor does Queen want 'We are the Champions' to be used as an endorsement of Mr. Trump and the political views of the Republican Party. We trust, hope and expect that Mr. Trump and his campaign will respect these wishes moving forward."
But if Trump's campaign paid to license the song, , according to Forbes.
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