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    Sinéad O’Connor Estate Demands Donald Trump Stop Using Late Singer’s Music At Campaign Rallies

    By Zac Ntim,


    Representatives from the estate of Sinéad O’Connor have said the late Irish singer would have been “disgusted, hurt, and insulted” at her version of Nothing Compares 2 U being played at political rallies hosted by Republican presidential favorite Donald Trump.

    In a joint statement also signed by O’Connor’s longtime label Chrysalis Records, the singer’s estate demanded Trump “desist from using her music immediately.”

    “Throughout her life, it is well known that Sinéad O’Connor lived by a fierce moral code defined by honesty, kindness, fairness, and decency towards her fellow human beings,” the statement read. “It was with outrage therefore that we learned that Donald Trump has been using her iconic performance of Nothing Compares 2 U at his political rallies.

    The statement continued: “It is no exaggeration to say that Sinéad would have been disgusted, hurt, and insulted to have her work misrepresented in this way by someone who she herself referred to as a ‘biblical devil.’ “As the guardians of her legacy, we demand that Donald Trump and his associates desist from using her music immediately.”

    Sinéad O’Connor’s estate is far from the first to speak out against Trump’s use of music at political rallies. Artists such as Adele, Aerosmith, The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, The Rolling Stones , Queen, Tom Petty, the estate of Prince, and the Village People are among those who have objected to the former Celebrity Apprentice host playing their music.

    Earlier this year, The Smiths ’ guitarist Johnny Marr condemned Trump for using his band’s 1984 tune “Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want” with a post on X.

    Marr said: “Ahh…right…OK. I never in a million years would’ve thought this could come to pass,” said Marr. “Consider this sh*t shut right down right now.”

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