UPDATE: Days after legal papers were sent to Donald Trump, the businessman spoke out on Twitter. "Even though I have the legal right to use Steven Tyler's song, he asked me not to," he shared online Wednesday afternoon. "Have better one to take its place!"
Donald Trump may want to rethink his campaign playlist.
As the real estate mogul continues to campaign across the country, singer Steven Tyler has noticed that the GOP candidate has been playing "Dream On" by Aerosmith at recent events.
According to court documents obtained by E! News, Tyler never granted Trump's permission to feature his band's singles at rallies and other gatherings. As a result, he wants the presidential hopeful to stop playing the songs as soon as possible.
"Trump for President does not have our client's permission to use ‘Dream On' or any of our client's other music in connection with the campaign because it gives the false impression that [Tyler] is connected with or endorses Mr. Trump's presidential bid," the cease and desist letter stated.
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Attorneys for Tyler also said this was the second letter that was sent to the campaign. E! News has reached out to Trump for comment.
"This is not a political nor personal issue with Mr. Trump, Steven works tirelessly with both Republicans and Democrats regarding copyright reform and his position has always been consistent regarding copyright and intellectual property," Tyler's attorney Dina LaPolt said in a statement to E! News. "Simply, one must get permission from the music creators."
She continued, "Steven wrote 100% of 'Dream On,' and this is about the un-authorized use of his property. Steven is a registered Republican."
According to the Washington Post, Tyler even attended the August GOP debate as Trump's guest.
Earlier this summer, Neil Young's rep revealed to E! News that the singer was unhappy with Trump using his song "Rockin' in the Free World" during his candidacy announcement.
R.E.M. also spoke out on Facebook saying they do not condone the use of their music at his political events.
—Reporting by Holly Passalaqua