Bruno Mars again accused of plagiarism with Uptown Funk
Bruno Mars is again accused of plagiarism with his hit Uptown Funk. According to the band Collage would be the singer and the producer of the song Mark Ronson the have copied from the song Young Girls, in 1983, appeared.
That reports TMZ.
Mars and Ronson would be the rhythm, the harmony and structure of the number is stolen. The band, of which only one member is alive, the two have been sued.
Collage claims to be a part of the proceeds of the song and want to that Uptown Funk is no longer distributed. Only all stream the song on Spotify delivers Mars and the record company about $ 100,000 per week.
In February of this year Mars has also been accused of plagiarism by rap group The Sequence. A spokesman of the group reported at the time that legal steps were being considered, but a charge came hitherto.
Uptown Funk is by far the most successful song of Mars. This month was even known that the song more than 10 million times in the U.S. is sold.