When Marvin Gaye's estate beat Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams in court over "Blurred Lines" in 2015, folks warned us that this was a sign of ugly things to come in the music world. They were right, and today Ariana Grande and David Guetta are the latest targets of a plagiarism lawsuit.
According to TMZ, songwriter Alex Greggs says Grande and David Guetta ripped off the chorus of the 2012 song "Takes All Night," performed by Skye Stevens, for the My Everything single "One Last Time." Grande's song rose to No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100. Greggs is seeking a portion of the royalties.
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