MEDIA
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Perez Hilton Sued Over Britney Spears Songs

Music label Zomba sued PerezHilton.com for copyright infringement on Thursday, saying the gossip Web site illegally posted recordings by pop singer Britney Spears.

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles Thursday, accused the Web site and its proprietor, Mario Lavandeira, of illegally obtaining and posting at least 10 completed songs and unfinished demos.

The songs are from Spears's upcoming album "Blackout," her first album in four years. The postings occurred over the past three months, Zomba said in a statement.

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