Plagiarism

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This page, or any of the links connected to this page, should not to be considered to be in any way shape or form any kind of accusation, or in any way a claim from Altopedia that any of the artists or musicians listed here have performed any form of plagiarism or any kind of illegal act, but more just a page that reflects the beliefs that certain individuals have claimed.

Discionary Definition

[pley-juh-riz-uh m, -jee-uh-riz-]

noun

1) an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author:

2) a piece of writing or other work reflecting such unauthorized use or imitation:

synonyms:-

appropriation, infringement, piracy, counterfeiting, theft, borrowing, cribbing, passing off.

Intro

On frequent occasions Hip Hop and Pop artists have been accused of stealing some of their most well known songs.

It's highly common to hear a piece Rap and recognise snippets of other popular songs that have been "sampled". Whether this is immoral or not is something that had caused a lot of debate.

It is also common to hear songs by many bands that claim to be original, and recognise songs by other artists, whether this is due to plagiarism, or coincidence is also a matter of debate, this is why the information below is here for you to make up your own mind.

Artists List

The artists and the pages listed below have been accused of Plagiarising from other artists or members of the public, this list is not necessarily the opinion of Altopedia.

Numbers

The 1975

A B C

Avril Lavigne

Babyshambles

Beach Boys

Beatles

Black Eyed Peas

Blur

Cher Lloyd

Coldplay

D E F

The Doors

Ed Sheeran

Elastica

Elvis Presley

Eminem

G H I J

Guns N' Roses

Green Day

The High Numbers

Jet

John Fogerty

Johnny Cash

K L M N

Kid Rock

Led Zeppelin

Lighting Seeds

Madonna

Mark Ronson

Muse

Nirvana

O P Q R

Oasis

The Offspring

One Direction

Puddle of Mudd

Radiohead

Rammstein

Robin Thicke

S T U V W X Y Z

Sam Smith

Seether

Shakira

Skrillex & Justin Bieber

Strokes

Vanilla Ice

The Verve

The Weeknd