Taylor Swift is being sued for $42million over her hit single Shake It Off.
The 25-year-old singer released the hit track last year but Jesse artist R&B Braham, who goes by the stage name Jesse Graham, asserts she took from his were taken by her 2013 song Gone Hate. that is Haters
His tune features the lyrics: For them fakers, look out, they’ll fake you regular.’
He told the New York Daily News the words were lifted and used in Taylor’s song, by which she sings:
‘Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play/ And the haters gonna hate, loathe, hate, hate, hate,’ and ‘And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake, fake, imitation.’
Including that he really wants to be recognised on the track, he told the site: ‘At first I was really going to let it go, yet this song is my song.
‘ The Copyright Act does not shield phrases that are short and these phrases will not be original to him’ IBT reports that Braham also plans on filing a suit against CNN for the name of its own morning show New Day.
A spokesperson for Taylor Swift declined to comment to MailOnline.
She previously described: ‘I have had every portion of my life – my picks, my actions, my words, my body, my style and my music. ‘ When your daily life live under that type of inspection, you can either let you break or you are able to get great at dodging punches.
‘Then when one lands, you realize how to deal with this. And I think the way that I cope with it, would be to shake away it.’
The latest news comes as it was reported that Taylor has been named the highest-paid musician in the world after reportedly earning more than one million dollars a day for the duration of 2015.