There’s nothing new under the sun. That old chestnut is particularly true of pop music. Sounds and harmonies have been recycled since Mozart sat at his piano. The same goes for fashion, styling and choreography. Sometimes the practice can be put down to paying tribute or homage. More often than not it’s a case of sticky fingers. But hey, all’s fair in love and popular music — as long as you can get away with it! See 14 notable cases of accused theft up top.
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