Sleigh Bells followed through with the lawsuit they threatened against Demi Lovato last year.
The pop group claimed Lovato ripped samples from their songs Riot Rhythm and Infinity Guitars without proper clearance for her song Stars off her album Confident in 2015, and now they’re suing.
“A comparison of the two songs reveals that, at the very least, the combination of the hand claps and bass drum, structured as 3 quarter beats and a rest, with the bass drum providing a counter-rhythm to the hand claps, is at least substantially similar in both works,” states the complaint.
“This infringing material repeats throughout the Defendants’ song.” The Hollywood Reporter says the lawsuit names Lovato, UMG Recordings and producers Carl Falk and Rami Yacoub as defendants. “
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