(Greensboro, NC) -- Former American Idol contestant and Greensboro resident, Chris Daughtry is being sued by former bandmates for compensation and royalties for several songs on his first and second albums.
Ryan Andrews, Scott Crawford, and Mark Perry, all former members of Absent Element (Daughtry's band while he was an American Idol contestant, filed the case yesterday (4/5/12) with the Guilford County Court system.
Among the accusations are breaches of fiduciary duty, unfair trade practices and other deceptive and wrongful conduct.
The songs at issue are "Home", "Breakdown", "Conviction", and "Sinking". The band members say these songs were written and created before Daughtry joined the American Idol show.
See the court document here