The 26-year-old singer loved enormous success along with her 2020 hit however a band known as Artikal Sound System are looking for to assert the income from the observe as a result of they consider she has ripped off their 2017 reggae single ‘Live Your Life’.
According to paperwork obtained by TMZ, the band consider Dua and her staff heard their track and got here up with a carbon copy in ‘Levitating’.
Although they have not defined why they really feel that’s the case within the lawsuit, there are similarities within the sound of the 2 songs, notably the choruses.
Artikal Sound System have additionally named Dua’s label Warner Records and others as defendants and are looking for any income made on the track, plus damages.
A spokesperson for Dua has but to remark.
The ‘One Kiss’ hitmaker not too long ago revealed that she has been engaged on her new album and already has a “imaginative and prescient” and a reputation for the file.
She mentioned: “I’ve finished an enormous chunk of writing: It’s beginning to take form; I’ve bought a variety of it recorded.
“It has a imaginative and prescient. It has a reputation, I feel – for now. It’s simply been enjoyable experimenting. I’m all the time going to make pop music, however it has its personal distinctive sound, which is thrilling and one thing that appears like a motion from ‘Future Nostalgia’.
“It’s nonetheless in child type, so we’ll see because it progresses. In all honesty, it’s most likely not what my followers need to hear, however I’m in no rush.”
Dua launched her final album, ‘Future Nostalgia’, in 2020 however the award-winning star by no means knew that ‘Levitating’ would turn into such an enormous hit.
She confessed: “I can by no means preempt what track individuals are going to react to one of the best however ‘Levitating’ was the primary track that helped dictate the remainder of the album.”