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14 Times Artists Were Accused Of Copying Someone Else's Song

From Robin Thicke and Marvin Gaye to Ed Sheeran and Matt Cardle

09/06/2016 15:22 BST | Updated 09/06/2016 15:22 BST

OK, we get it. There are only a certain number of notes in the world, and a limited number of combinations those notes can be put in. Eventually, some songs are going to start sounding a little bit similar.

Sometimes, though, a line is crossed, and artists can be accused of lifting lines, chords and even full samples of other people’s music without getting prior permission.

Here are just a handful of the moments that huge names in the music industry have been accused of lifting their hits from another artist...

14 Times Artists Were Accused Of Copying Other People's Songs
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