Miley Cyrus has become the latest high profile artist to be targeted by a copyright infringement claim.
- In March, Jamaican singer-songwriter Michael May accused the US performer, her songwriting and production team, and her record company and publisher of plagiarizing a short original lyric phrase that he created for his recording We Run Things.
Features and Benefits
- Details the copyright lawsuit brought by Jamaican singer-songwriter Michael May against Miley Cyrus.
- Explains why Michael May believes Miley Cyrus has infringed his copyright and what the details of the claim are.
Key questions answered
- Why does Michael May believe Miley Cyrus has infringed his copyright?
- What are the key arguments made in May's claim?
Table of contents
Miley Cyrus and songwriters accused of lyrics plagiarism
Unique phrase central to Cyrus track success
Cultural claims beyond the copied lyrics