Did Carly Rae Jepsen shamelessly steal her hit song, ‘Call Me Maybe‘?
That’s what a Ukrainian singer claims.
The singer, who goes by Aza, is filing the lawsuit in Los Angeles and says ‘Call Me Maybe‘ is a carbon copy of her song ‘Hunky Santa‘, which producers simply tweaked before adding Carly’s voice.
Aza told TMZ:
“I’m shocked and surprised that these people wanted to sample my lyrics on their song. They didn’t ask me for permission, they just took it. That’s why I filed this lawsuit. When I first heard it on the radio, I was driving and almost got into an accident. I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.”
Justin Bieber‘s manager, Scooter Braun, is also named in the lawsuit.
Compare the two video’s below:
Carly Rae Jepsen has denied the allegations with her rep telling TMZ:
“This is completely false and Carly’s lawyers will deal with this. Everyone knows Carly is a songwriter. She is not spending a lot of time listening to Ukrainian radio.”
Does she spend any amount of time listening to it?
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