Top 5 Pop Songs Stolen From Other Pop Songs

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There are really only 12 notes, so it’s fairly unrealistic to think every major artist can always be completely original.¬†However, it seems over the years many chart toppers have become truly lazy, choosing instead to “borrow” a popular tune of the past to “re-brand” it as their own…

Here are 5 of the clearest examples we’ve seen over the past few years….

#1 Fergie – J.J. Fad – Salt ‘N Pepa

Original – Artist: Salt-N-Pepa – Song: Push it – Released: 1986
Stolen by – Artist: J. J. Fad – Song: Supersonic – Released: 1988
Stolen again by – Artist: Fergie – Song: Fergalicious – Released: 2006

 

#2 Robin Thicke – Marvin Gaye

Original – Artist: Marvin Gaye – Song: got to give it up – Released: 1977
Stolen by – Artist: Robin Thicke – Song: Blurred Lines – Released: 2013

#3 Katy Perry – Sara Bareilles

Original – Artist: Sara Bareilles – Song: Brave – Released: April 23rd 2013
Stolen by – Artist: Katy Perry – Song: Roar – Released: August 10th 2013

#4 Avril Lavigne – The Rubinoos

Original – Artist: The Rubinoos – Song: I want to be your boyfriend – Released: 1977
Stolen by – Artist: Avril Lavigne – Song: Girlfriend – Released: 2007

 

#5 Chris Brown – Calvin Harris

Original – Artist: Calvin Harris – Song: I’m not alone – Released: 2009
Stolen by – Artist: Chris Brown – Song: Yeah 3x – Released: 2010

 

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