Mar 21 2019 A group of music publishers is suing the exercise bike company Peloton for allegedly using music from Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Chris Brown, Drake and others without permission. In fact, we have partnered with each of the major music publishers, record labels and performing rights organizations, and many leading independents,' the statement said. David Israelite, chief executive of the National Music Publishers' Association, a trade group representing the plaintiffs, in a statement said music was responsible for much of Peloton's business success. The Wall Street Journal reports the popular home fitness company is being sued by several music publishers.