Christina Aguilera and record label sued for 'Ain't No Other Man' sample clearance
Image Credit: Rick Diamond/WireImage.comChristina Aguilera just can’t seem to catch a break. After screwing up a bit during her Super Bowl performance in Feb. and being arrested for public intoxication last week, today she and her Sony label are being sued for unlawful use of a sample, The Huffington Post reports. The song in question is her 2006 smash “Ain’t No Other Man,” which obviously pulls from Dave Cortez and the Moon People’s 1968 cut “Hippy Skippy Moon Strut.”
TufAmerica owns the rights to the jazzy retro track. Unfortunately, Sony did not deal with them to acquire it. TurfAmerica filed a lawsuit recently against Sony demanding they be declared the rightful owners of the song and not Codigo Music, whom Sony apparently cleared the sample with, as well as restitution.
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