Would this be classed as pirating music?

My friend was recently suspended for posting a video to Twitter. It was a video from the hit TV show "RuPaul's Drag Race". In every episode, the bottom two lip sync to stay in the competition. The person who performs the best in the lip sync stays in the competition, while the person who performs the... show more My friend was recently suspended for posting a video to Twitter. It was a video from the hit TV show "RuPaul's Drag Race". In every episode, the bottom two lip sync to stay in the competition. The person who performs the best in the lip sync stays in the competition, while the person who performs the worst in the lip sync gets eliminated.

They posted the lip sync to Demi Lovato's song "Sorry Not Sorry". A couple of weeks later, someone from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) reported the tweet to Twitter, had Twitter disable the video, and their account got suspended for copyright infringement.

The person who reported the tweet claimed that the person pirated music (even though the music was in the video the first place).

Would this be classed as pirating music?
Update: Even if it's not the full song - would that still be classed as pirating music?
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