Spanish singer Shakira is one of the remarkable Latin American star with her grown reputation in Latin and Arabic melodies and songs have attracted many, beating many global hits with her famous song, WAKA WAKA and Hips don’t lie. Her record for over 60 million sales is amazing.
Recently she has been appearing in the Colombian Court with her partner Carlos Vives to defeat the guilt that had been surcharged against both. A Cuban singer blamed both the artists that they had copied his rhythm and concept of his song from 1997 ‘Yo te Quiero tanto’. He has guaranteed and confidently stated that Shakira’s and Carlos hitting song of the time ‘La bicicleta’ has been stolen because its concept, melody, rhythm is almost alike to his song.
SHAKIRA DEFENDS SONG: #Shakira appeared in a #Madrid court to defend her song #LaBicicleta against allegations of plagiarism. #LivanRafaelCastellanos claims it’s similar to his 1997 track #YoTeQuieroTanto. pic.twitter.com/lTD9SW3t4w— AP Entertainment (@APEntertainment) March 27, 2019
But both the Colombian stars have denied the guilt that they have never heard of this song before and their latest hit is totally different, Shakira told the Spanish court that in her 42 years of life she had never heard of this song. And Vives too stated that he and his producer had never known this kind of song exist.
But according to Livan Rafael Castellanos, they had totally copied his song and he kept on blaming about the stealing. He even stated, music professionals reinforced his privileges, he is sure that he will finally get the justice.
The company which released the song ‘La Bicicleta’ made no arguments on the report, according to the press.
The lady artist Shakira stated, my song is entirely different, the music is dissimilar, the theme is different, Livam’s song is not really like mine, she told the judge, according to the press.
She added, “My melody talks about my motherland, it’s a respect to my motherland, Colombia, not about Cuba, it’s opposite, according to Europa Press.
The Latin artist song has won 3 Grammy for 2016 including the biggest sale record.
Shakira entered the court smiling and had no intentions to answer the reporters. Vives stated in a conference that he welcomed a chance to clear his name. Shakira has been officially charged and has to appear in the court again with her two sons in June. According to the report, the Spanish prosecutors charged her a tax of $16 million.
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