Usher, Sheryl Crow and Others Sing "Don't Use Our Song" on 'Last Week Tonight'
John Oliver cobbled together a disparate group of musicians to record the song exhorting politicians to stop using their music without permission on the campaign trail.
John Oliver returned from hiatus and returned to slamming Donald Trump on Sunday's edition of Last Week Tonight.
Focusing on Trump's almost defiant tendency to use music without permission, the latest instance being his use of Queen's "We Are the Champions" at the Republican convention, Oliver cobbled together a disparate group of musicians across genres to record a song imploring politicians to stop using their songs on the campaign trail without consent.
Michael Bolton, Cyndi Lauper, Usher, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban and others joined in to sing a "We Are the World" type exhortation with lyrics like “If I wanted to sing and not get paid, I’d be on Spotify” and "it might seem appealing but you're just stealing."
See the video below.