Black Keys Sue Pizza Hut, Home Depot Over Song Use

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The Black Keys have filed lawsuits against Home Depot and Yum! Brands
Inc., parent company of Pizza Hut, over unauthorized use of their songs
in commercials, reports Bloomberg.
Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, along with producer Danger Mouse,
submitted separate filings in Los Angeles on June 21st, alleging Home
Depot used “Lonely Boy” and Pizza Hut used “Gold on the Ceiling” without
permission. The lawsuits state “Lonely Boy” was used in a power tools
bit for Home Depot, while “Gold on the Ceiling” was reportedly featured
in a Cheesy Bites pizza ad for Pizza Hut.