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Posted on Nov 3, 2015

Demi Lovato Is Being Accused Of Stealing The Sample In Her New Song

So not cool for the summer.

Earlier today, noise pop duo Sleigh Bells claimed that Demi Lovato sampled their songs "Infinity Guitars" and "Riot Rhythm" for her song "Stars."

.@ddlovato Demi Lovato flattered you guys sampled Infinity Guitars & Riot Rhythm for "Stars" but we were not contacted. Gotta clear those.

For reference, here's "Infinity Guitars."

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And here's "Stars," which was written by Demi, Carl Falk, Savan Kotecha, Alexander Erik Kronlund, and Rami Yacoub.

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The beats in both songs sound preeeeeeeetty similar.

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Demi has yet to respond.

  1. Do you think Demi and company sampled Sleigh Bells's songs unfairly?

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Do you think Demi and company sampled Sleigh Bells's songs unfairly?
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    Yeah, they straight up sampled without permission. That's stealing.
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    No, the two songs sound nothing alike.

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