Why Are Justin Bieber and Usher Being Sued for $10 Million?

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Justin Bieber and UsherGet all of the details here! Uh oh! Justin Bieber and The Voice judge Usher are dealing with some serious allegations that might cost them A LOT of money!

According to The Wrap, Justin and Usher are getting blamed for copyright violations and are being sued for $10 million!

In the lawsuit filed Thursday, Devin Copeland (De Rico) and songwriter Mareio Overton claim they wrote Justin's hit song, "Somebody to Love" in 2008, and later released it on De Rico's album "My Story II."

The two also said they talked to Usher's mother, who allegedly told them her son had listened to the album and wanted Copeland to possibly tour with him.

Usher then reportedly put out a demo version of "Somebody to Love" on YouTube, and Bieber later recorded and released it as a single. As we all know, a remix version, featuring both Bieber and Usher was then released too.

The two guys now allege Justin and Usher's song have the same chords, time signature, and chorus hook as theirs. They're seeking at least $10 million in damages for contributory infringement, vicarious infringement, and copyright infringement.

So far there has been no comment about this incident from either Justin Bieber or Usher. Guess we'll have to wait and see what happens! Do you think Justin and Usher will have to pay up?



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