Taylor Swift and other artists accused of plagiarism

The 'Shake It Off' copyright suit against T-Swift has been reinstated

Stars Insider

29/10/19 | StarsInsider

MUSIC Controversy

Copyright infringement in the music industry can be tricky sometimes. While some songs accidentally sound like others, many hit tracks we know have actually used samples or riffs from older records without attributing proper credit, which can get artists in legal trouble.

Speaking of legal trouble, it continues for Taylor Swift. A three-judge panel just reinstated a lawsuit filed by two songwriters against Swift, alleging she lifted lyrics from Sean Hall's song 'Playas Gon’ Play' for her 2014 record 'Shake It Off.'

Intrigued? Click through this gallery to see which other famous artists have been accused of plagiarism.


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