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Alicia Keys Drops New Video as Lawsuit Drops on Her (watch!)

Alicia Keys, one of the more prolific and original songwriters, has been slammed by a copyright lawsuit over her song “Girl on Fire,” just as she released the latest video for her new song, “Brand New Me.” Alicia is likely to come out a winner on both counts. Songwriter Earl Shuman, 89, has had his own prolific career as a composer and songwriter. His works have been performed by such artists as Bing Crosby, Patsy Cline and Nina Simone. Shuman claims in the lawsuit that Keys lifted some of the melody for one of her latest releases, “Girl on Fire” from his song, “Hey There Lonely Girl,” ...