Plagiarism is a no-no. In music, just like writing, taking someone’s words or likeness is a forbidden thing you’re never, ever supposed to do.
Here are a plethora of cases where a musician/band lost in court due to being guilty of plagiarism.
Robin Thicke And Pharrell vs. Marvin Gaye
The Beach Boys vs. Chuck Berry
Vanilla Ice vs. Queen/Freddie Mercury & David Bowie
Led Zeppelin vs. Willie Dixon
Led Zeppelin vs. Willie Dixon (again)
George Harrison vs. The Chiffons
Bad Bunny/Jowell & Randy vs. Missy Elliot
Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson vs. The Gap Band
Black Eyed Peas vs. DJ Lynn Tolliver
Oasis vs. The New Seekers
What do you all think? Do you see the similarities between the original songs and the song that was plagiarized? Let me know below.