For her Song "La Bicicleta" is said to have plagiarized the singer. At a court hearing in Madrid, Shakira dismissed the allegations, now with an appearance of a different kind.
Why is Shakira to court?
The Pop singer has rejected a court in Madrid allegations of plagiarism in respect of their smash hit "La Bicicleta", and the energetic. The Cuban artist Livám had previously complained, and the Colombian accused of the chorus of their award-winning Songs of his song "Yo te quiero tanto" from the year 1997 plagiarized. The 42-Year-old, the Madrid newspaper El Pais, reported, has rejected the charges against the justice. Specifically, it deals with lines that resemble: "I dream of You and I love you so much", says "La Bicicleta". In the song of Livám it is demhingegen: "I love you, I love you so much".
Bici-how to Please?
So, again to the work in question. "La Bicicleta", to German "The Bicycle", has reached on Youtube, in the meantime, nearly 1.3 billion clicks. The first joint Single of the two artists was presented in July 2016. In Germany, the Song had less success, but in the Spanish-speaking world and other regions, the song conquered the Charts. At the Latin Grammys in November 2016, was honored with the awards for best song and best record of the year. The style of Shakira, described in court as "Vallenato", a typical Colombian music form. The song you played along with countryman Carlos Vives. To said the accusations of plagiarism, Shakira: "The two styles are in no way comparable. The other song is a Salsa, as well as in China," Vives said in the hearing. According to him, there is no reason for the adoption of a foreign authorship: "people call me the king of the Vallenato. [...] My music is unique, so no one makes it otherwise. I have invented the style."
"king of the Vallentato": The Colombian singer, Colombian Carlos Vives.(photo: AP)
Why has sung by Shakira in court?
The El Paisaccording to a report in should have given Shakira a sample of the song to the best. Apparently your statement that it is not a question on "La Bicicleta" is clearly a Salsa to give emphasis. "It seemed like the concert trial, only the judge, lawyers and a few journalists were in the room present," writes El Pais. "I've been sentenced in 30 years of career, never because of plagiarism," said Shakira. Now it remains to be seen how the judges judge, and whether or not Shakira's you insert convinced.
Shakira and the judiciary, was not there.
A judge in New York had already deemed 2014 the Shakira's Hit "Loca" as a plagiarism of Dominican Songs, a different US court, the judgment is made but a year later. The pop singer has yet another Trouble with the Spanish justice. The throws of her, between 2012 and 2014, around 14,5 million Euro on the state Treasury pass through. In June, she will respond in court, probably without the vocal sample.