Famous Songs That Totally Copied Other Music

Jun 9, 2016 at 1:26 pm |

Did they think no one would notice?

In this ago of recorded music, it’s a given that, at times, people will subconsciously remember songs and use them in their own music. Some people call it a respectful homage or a sampling. But when it sounds just too close to another artist’s song, it’s called copyright infringement. Here’s some tales about when two songs are just too similar, and someone doesn’t like it.

Sam Smith at the Grammys

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Here’s what happens when one musician makes music that sounds just like the songs of another musician.

Have you heard these copycat songs?