After Netting Barzilais victory in last year's Eurovision song contest, it has on several occasions attracted the attention to vinnarlåten bears similarities with The White Stripes ' iconic anthem ”Seven nation army”.
Several israeli media, including Haaretz and the Jerusalem Post, referring to data from tv-the company MAY, when reports that the record label Universal contacted the creators of ”Toy”. In the summer of 2018, the company shall have informed the song, the original songwriter to the broken Jack White's intellectual property rights.
the parties reached a settlement. Haaretz is reporting that Jack White and is now listed as one of three songwriters to the ”Toy”. According to the newspaper, it is the result of a settlement between the parties.
the Details of the settlement are not known, but the possibility is there that the White is now also eligible to take part of the song's royalties, writes Haaretz. The Jerusalem Post writes at the same time that there is no evidence that the record label would have sued the makers of ”Toy”, and that it is thus not a decisive of the question of guilt regarding the possible plagiarism.