Dua Lipa will have to face a new lawsuit. The artist was once again accused of violating the copyright of the song Levitation, it released in 2020 with great success and remained at the top of the charts for a long time. This time it was the musician who initiated the lawsuit against the British singer of Kosovo-Albanian origin. Bosco Kantewho accuses Dua Lipa of using her recording without permission in remixes of the song.
According to Bosco Kante, in fact, the track, created with a “talking box”, a device that allows you to change the sound of an instrument with the movement of your mouth, could only be used by a pop artist in the original song and this was not the case in subsequent versions. The lawsuit against Dua Lipa was filed in Los Angeles and Kante was seeking $20 million in damages.
This is not the first time Dua Lipa has been accused of copyright infringement. Levitation. She has been sued by Artikal Sound System in recent months, claiming the hit is a plagiarism of one of their 2017 songs. Live your own lifebut the claim was dismissed in court.
While the case of composers L. Russell Brown and Sandy Linzer is still ongoing, they accused the British artist of copying two of their songs, Jiggle and giggle all night AND Don Diablosince 1979 and 1980 respectively.