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Sam Smith

LOS ANGELES — A federal court in California granted summary judgment to English singer-songwriter Sam Smith over their song “Dancing With A Stranger,” whose melodic phrase allegedly infringed on another artist’s song of the same name. The court ruled the melodic phrases are not substantially similar and that each song’s melody has a different shape.

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