Justin Bieber and Skrillex are facing a copyright lawsuit over their hit song “Sorry,” TMZ reports. Singer-songwriter Casey Deniel – who records under the moniker White Hinterland – claims the song too closely resembles her 2014 track “Ring the Bell.” The two songs bear striking similarities, particularly in the vocal melody that begins “Ring the Bell.”
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Deniel has asked that Bieber stop performing the song entirely and give her financial compensation.
Listen to both tracks below.