Contributed by NAMPA / AFP.
Spain court clears Shakira of plagiarism
ATTENTION - ADDS ruling details, background ///
Madrid, May 16, 2019 (AFP) - A Spanish court said Thursday it had cleared Colombian superstars Shakira and Carlos Vives of accusations they plagiarised part of their Grammy award-winning hit "La Bicicleta".
Livan Rafael Castellanos, a Cuban singer known as Livam, had alleged that the catchy tune copied parts of the melody and lyrics from his own song called "Yo te quiero tanto" (I love you so much).