Gap Band Sues Uptown Funk

Within weeks of the jury’s decision, five writers from 1970s funk group the Gap Band quietly arrived in the songwriting credits of Mark Ronson’s 2014 smash with Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk. Black.

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In 2015, the Gap Band was awarded a songwriting credit on it after a legal battle. In 2016, the pair was sued by the 1980s funk band Collage, who claimed "Uptown Funk" bears an "almost.

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Oct 31, 2016  · Eighties funk band Collage are claiming for copyright. Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson have been sued for copyright infringement over their 2014 smash hit ‘Uptown Funk’, TMZ reports. Eighties.

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A new lawsuit alleges that Mark Ronson’s megahit, "Uptown Funk", rips off funk band Zapp’s 1980 single, "More Bounce To The Ounce.". In 2015, The Gap Band.

US electro funk band Collage is suing Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson for allegedly copying parts of its song for use in their 2014 hit track Uptown Funk. The complaint. In May, funk group The Gap Band.

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Oct 31, 2016  · Headline Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars are being sued over Uptown Funk – again. In May the duo handed over 17% of royalties for the song to The Gap Band.

LOS ANGELES: Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson are among the names in a lawsuit filed by the band Collage, alleging their "Uptown funk" rips off the band’s 1983 single "Young girls". According to.

“Uptown Funk” has been the subject of a few legal battles at this point, including one where Ronson and Mars were accused of infringing on Collage’s 1983 single “Young Girls.” The Gap Band were.

Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson have been. are also listed as plaintiffs. The Gap Band were awarded songwriting credits on the song last year after citing similarities between “Uptown Funk” and their.

Sep 13, 2017  · Mark Ronson is being sued for ‘Uptown Funk’ again. Three members of The Gap Band were added as songwriters to the track as part of a settlement that recognised the influence of their song.

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Two more acts have previously claimed that ‘Uptown Funk’ copied their own work. Three members of The Gap Band were added as songwriters to the track as part of a settlement that recognised the.

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“Uptown Funk” has been the subject of a few legal battles at this point, including one where Ronson and Mars were accused of infringing on Collage’s 1983 single “Young Girls.” The Gap Band were.

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Upside Your Head.” The Gap Band never formally sued, although the credits to the track “Uptown Funk” grew from 6 to 11, adding members of The Gap Band to the list. The funk group Sequence also threatened, although never sued, Mars and Ronson, arguing that the song copied Sequence’s 1979 song “Funk.

“Uptown Funk,” released in 2014, was a huge hit for Mars and Ronson, but also the subject of multiple copyright controversies. In addition to the current lawsuit, three members of The Gap Band were.

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In May of 2017, A Mexican hotel in Baja California was sued by the band for. to Uptown Funk (featuring singer Bruno Mars) after an out-of-court settlement had. with the R&B funk group The Gap Band's publishing company, Minder Music.

The claim, which never went to court, contended that "Uptown Funk" shared overwhelming similarities to the Gap Band’s "Oops! Upside Your Head"; the chorus on both singles is nearly identical.

First The Gap Band Won. Y’all know the song, “Uptown Funk,” by Mark Ronson (producer) and singer, Bruno Mars, right? That joint still hits hard on radio TV, film, wherever. It released in 2014 and became one of the biggest hits of that year, going 11 times platinum and.

Nov 1, 2016. nology and suing those parties that infringe them.15 Relatively re- cently. lisher claimed that Ronson's wildly popular “Uptown Funk” in- fringed on the. group The Gap Band.166 The musical similarities between the two.

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In 2015, the Gap Band were awarded songwriting credits on the song after citing similarities between “Uptown Funk” and their 1979 hit “Oops Upside Your Head.”.

Mar 25, 2015  · Six13 has tackled Taylor Swift and Frozen — and now the group is taking its talents uptown Moshe Ronson and Bruno Markowitz, eat your heart out. Harry Styles cries on stage during One Direction’s first official gig without Zayn Malik Texas teacher remixed ‘Uptown Funk’ just in time for exams Go-go nostalgia!

It’s now been three years since Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk!” conquered the known universe, and the song has already been subject to plenty of litigation. Ronson and Mars gave songwriting.

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. Mars and Ronson of copying their 1979 song "Funk You Up," but a lawsuit was never filed. The Gap Band received songwriting credits in 2015 from Mars and Ronson after alleging the chorus to "Uptown.

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Last year, The Gap Band won a claim that Mars and Ronson stripped elements of their 1979 hit "Oops Upside Your Head." The band ended up receiving 17% of all publishing royalties and was given writing.

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There are now five new names added to the six already occupying space on the writing credits for “Uptown Funk,” Billboard reports. RCA Records gave the Gap Band writing recognition following a claim.

It’s now been three years since Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk!” conquered the known universe, and the song has already been subject to plenty of litigation. Ronson and Mars gave songwriting.

In 2015, members of the Gap Band were added to the credits of “Uptown Funk.” It was unknown if the group had threatened to file a lawsuit, but it was reported that the members were added so the.

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