Enrique Iglesias, Descemer Bueno and Gente de Zona are sued for plagiarism
- Submitted by: Camila
- Arts and Culture
- 02 / 05 / 2015
Descemer Bueno, Enrique Iglesias and Gente de Zona face a plagiarism lawsuit filed by two songwriters living in Miami (USA) alleging that the hit song "Bailando" is a copy of one that they recorded in 2009.
The lawsuit was filed last January 26 in federal court in the Southern District of Florida by artists Cristian Mauricio Escuti and German Schulz, his lawyer, William Trueba.
According Trueba, "the chorus, melody, lyrics and rhythm" of "Bailando" are "very similar" to want to dance with you, a song authored by their customers.
Escuti and Schulz sued Iglesias, Descemer Bueno and Gente de ZOna group members, Alexander Delgado Martínez and Randy Malcom and the Sony / ATV Music Tunes, Universal and EMI April record.
Escuti and Schulz gave a copy of your song to Sony in 2012 and were never answered the record, argue that in this way the song was plagiarized. His lawyer says the plaintiffs are "available to try to reach an agreement," but, otherwise, "they will proceed with the case."
Schulz recorded Escuti and copyright of "I want to dance with you" on April 27, 2014 in the federal copyright office said Trueba.
"Bailando", part of the disk Enrique Iglesias Sex and Love, published by Universal Music, won the Latin Grammy for Song of the Year, Best Urban interpretation and best urban song.
The song also became the subject remained for most consecutive weeks at the top of the list of Hot Latin Songs Chart, surpassing the 26 weeks of Shakira and Alejandro Sanz with "Torture".
Source: Diario de Cuba