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Donald Trump and the GOP's Controversial Convention Playlist

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Republican National Convention is underway and, on top of Melania Trump stealing portions of her speech from Michelle Obama, the GOP has also received complaints from two bands for using songs at the convention without their permission.

    On Monday night, Donald Trump walked to the podium with Queen’s "We Are The Champions" playing in the background.

    That band made its displeasure known, saying it doesn’t want the song to be used "as an endorsement of Mr. Trump and the political views of the Republican Party.”

    The Frame's John Horn, of NBC4's media partner KPCC, spoke with Alex Pappademas — executive editor at MTV News — about how Trump and the GOP can get away with using songs without permission, and what other memorable songs have been used at past conventions.

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