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Most Blatant Plagiarism in Music?

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Tiziano's Boy

Stop! Dimentica is a plagiarised version of Kelly Osbourne's One Word:

 

 

 

 

How he got away with it, I'll never know.

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suburbannature

Some of the Lana ripoffs on Halsey’s first album 

 

Wildest Dreams from Without You

 

Blurred Lines - Marvin Gaye

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Fireworks

Matt Cardle - Amazing > Ed Sheeran - Photograph

TLC - No Scrubs > Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You

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chilicheese01
3 hours ago, Jynx said:

Make Over by Christina Aguilera blatantly copied Overload by the Sugababes.

The rhythm and bridge of Make Over sounds directly inspired by Tomorrow Never Knows.

 

 

 

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manwhore

The lady Gaga of hip hop...

 

Need I say more? 

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Solar
3 hours ago, pavi said:

Everyone is immediately saying Born This Way and even after all these years I just can't seem to hear the similarities:skull:

mte :katie:

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Oktober Knight

Baby Don't Lie - Gwen Stefani 

Hold Tight - Madonna 

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anali

not sure about songs but i feel like a lot of women try to imitate rihanna's voice/singing style. justine skye, pia mia, jessica jarrel, the chick from the world cup song last year..

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jordanjm
6 hours ago, MissedTheTrain said:

nnnn at the usual suspects running in here to say Born This Way when there are tons and tons of far more similar sounding songs (including Express Yourself with its predecessor, Respect Yourself), those two just have the same chord progression :rip: 

 

 

Anyway, this is the most blatant example:

 

 

This is the right answer. When one comes on the radio I literally have no idea which it is for a few seconds. 

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ChampionCynthia

Colors ripped off Red

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FreeXone
8 hours ago, tamills95 said:

I don't know if I'd call this plagiarism, but Janet's "Runaway" and Louise's "Arms Around The World" sound nearly identical. Both songs were recorded in Spring 1995 and both have the exact same structure, vibe, theme, etc. Definitely suspicious. Maybe just a coincidence?

 

 

 

OMG YEEESSS I have been looking for runaway online!!

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C_Colstead

When I first heard 'Shape of You', I honestly thought it was 'Cheap Thrills'.

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LikeaRebel
8 hours ago, pavi said:

Everyone is immediately saying Born This Way and even after all these years I just can't seem to hear the similarities:skull:

”So if you want it right now make him show you how” = ”I’m beautiful in my way cause God makes no mistakes”. The melody is identical.

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Almighty Gaga

Madonna comes to mind, considering she's been sued hundreds of times for plagiarism. She probably holds some record. 

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CakeLikeRihanna
8 hours ago, MissedTheTrain said:

nnnn at the usual suspects running in here to say Born This Way when there are tons and tons of far more similar sounding songs (including Express Yourself with its predecessor, Respect Yourself), those two just have the same chord progression :rip: 

 

 

Anyway, this is the most blatant example:

 

 

This is just sampling though.

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heauxm

The first thing that came to mind was...

Born This Way

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chilicheese01
56 minutes ago, LikeaRebel said:

”So if you want it right now make him show you how” = ”I’m beautiful in my way cause God makes no mistakes”. The melody is identical.

So two seconds of the song. :cm:

 

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TheCheetahwings
9 hours ago, MissedTheTrain said:

nnnn at the usual suspects running in here to say Born This Way when there are tons and tons of far more similar sounding songs (including Express Yourself with its predecessor, Respect Yourself), those two just have the same chord progression :rip: 

 

 

Anyway, this is the most blatant example:

 

 

Did he really nott credit this to queen and david bowie? can this be considered plagiarism if its an obvious sample?

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Yomaku

I always thought these two sounded very similarly

 

 

 

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Yomaku

Also this BOP obviously having elements copied from Hung Up :rip: 

 

 

 

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Wicked

Nobody said Super Freak + Can't Touch This???

 

Y'all naming songs don't nobody remember except y'all. :rip:

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