5 K-pop Artists With Plagiarism Issues in 2023: BTS Jungkook, IU, More

5 K-pop Artists With Plagiarism Issues in 2023: BTS Jungkook, IU, More

This 2023, lots of our favourite artists have skilled plagiarism accusations over their songs, content material, and merchandise.

Listed here are 5 Okay-pop artists who skilled plagiarism allegations this 2023

1. BTS Jungkook

BTS Jungkook

(Photograph : twitter|@bts_bighit@)

On August 22, a Korean information outlet reported that Jungkook’s “Seven” (feat. Latto) was primarily based on Fin Okay.L’s “Time of Masks.” It shared how the second verse of “Seven” bore similarities with the refrain of “Time of Masks.” This was the reported resemblance:



On the identical day (August 22), Jungkook’s company BIGHIT MUSIC denied the allegations, saying that the plagiarism claims weren’t true. “We wish to declare that the copyright infringement claims of Jungkook’s ‘seven’ are false,” the corporate said.

On August 24, Jungkook’s plagiarism accusations have been lastly debunked by an unique report from Dispatch, which concluded the claims as groundless.

“Time of Masks” producer Yang Joon Younger defined why plagiarism accusations have been initiated. “The keys of the 2 tracks could be totally different, however each songs’ four-bar scale system are related,” the producer said.

Nevertheless, when Dispatch in contrast the tones of the 2 songs, the graphs ended up concluding that the alleged equivalent sound was in the long run, not believable, debunking the plagiarism claims.

2. IU


(Photograph : Instagram: @dlwlrma)

On Could 10, an nameless particular person accused IU of plagiarism. The claims alleged that IU had plagiarized music from native and international artists, which have been applied in six of her songs. These songs embody “The Pink Sneakers,” “Good Day,” “BBIBBI,” “Pitiful,” “Celeb,” and “Boo.”

The information gained buzz within the on-line neighborhood, in addition to the response of IU’s producers for every music, who all claimed that each one six tracks are authentic to their core. EDAM Leisure additionally issued a warning to those that create malicious feedback and claims in opposition to IU.

On September 4, EDAM launched an official assertion asserting the dismissal of the felony allegations filed in opposition to IU on August 24. On October 6, the company wrapped up the case by declaring its resolve as soon as once more to guard its artists from any dangerous accusations.

3. Jeon Somi

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(Photograph : Instagram: @somsomi0309)

On August 7, Jeon Somi made her extremely anticipated return with the album “GAME PLAN” alongside title observe “Quick Ahead.”

Nevertheless, the Okay-pop neighborhood identified the similarities of an animated character in “Quick Ahead” MV to the artwork type of Rumiko Takahashi’s “Urusei Yatsura” sequence.

Somi’s company THEBLACKLABEL responded to the plagiarism accusations on August 9, when the corporate determined to vary the scene. THEBLACKLABEL additionally apologized for not totally checking the content material’s resemblance.


THE BOYZ 5-member special unit starts promotion for follow-up song 'Passion Fruit'

(Photograph : Twitter)

On November 13, netizens have been shocked by THE BOYZ’s digital photocards, which went viral throughout on-line communities. In line with the claims, the Zepeto photocards relayed the identical lighting, background, and vibe from BTS’s “Proof” album.

THE BOYZ Copied BTS? Group's Virtual Photocards Draw Flak for Uncanny Similarities

(Photograph : pannchoa)

THE BOYZ Copied BTS? Group's Virtual Photocards Draw Flak for Uncanny Similarities

(Photograph : pannchoa)

THE BOYZ Copied BTS? Group's Virtual Photocards Draw Flak for Uncanny Similarities

(Photograph : pannchoa)

Although the group wasn’t concerned straight, the resemblance of the photocards was sufficient to stir the web.

5. SHINee Taemin

SHINee Taemin

(Photograph : Xports Information)

Taemin had everybody excited when he launched his comeback album “Responsible” on October 30. Nevertheless, the ace took the brunt when he was accused of copying BTS V’s “Layover” idea in his teaser photographs.

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(Photograph : V vs Taemin album, idea (Twitter))

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