South African producer Daniel Baron has filed a lawsuit against David Guetta, claiming the superstar plagiarized a melody of "Light Headed," his 2018 collaboration with Sia

Daniel Baron's “Children of The Sun” was released in 2016 and stands out as the producer's most successful release to date. He felt a "mixture of shock, disbelief, and honor” when he heard "Light Headed" for the first time, as he disclosed on South African radio show Breakfast with Martin Bester

Baron also talked about the possibility of Guetta hearing the song when he traveled to Johannesburg in 2017 for Ultra South Africa, as it was enjoying extensive radio play at the time. 

Recommended Articles

Karim Naas

Karim Naas Delivers Kaleidoscopic Club Anthem, "M.I.A"

"M.I.A" marks Naas' fifth offering of the year.

mersiv

Mersiv Redefines Bass Music on Metamorphic Debut Album, "Pretty Dark Loud"

Mersiv's first album explores his signature sound with depth and clarity.

"Wide Awake"

Sonny Fodera's Decade-Long Experience Shines In New Album, "Wide Awake"

Fodera's new 14-track album is his most ambitious record to date.

"We went about it quietly, we didn't want to put it in the public eye at first," said Baron about the way he and his team tried handling the situation in December 2018. "My team sent him a formal, legal letter just kind of alerting him, and also alerting him that I would like to be credited on the song as well... we sent it to everyone we could think of that could get to him.. and we got nothing back."

David Guetta and his team have yet to issue an official statement concerning Baron's claim at the time of writing. 

H/T: Your EDM

Follow Daniel Baron: 

Facebook: facebook.com/DanielBaronOfficial
Twitter: twitter.com/DanielBaronSA
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/danielbaron

Follow David Guetta: 

Facebook: facebook.com/DavidGuetta/
Instagram: instagram.com/davidguetta/
Twitter: twitter.com/davidguetta
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/davidguetta

Related

David-Guetta

David Guetta and Sia reunite for a new single 'Flames'

'Titanium,' 'She Wolf' and 'Bang My Head' were just not enough.

David Guetta archived photo 2

David Guetta Resurrects "Titanium" With Electrifying Future Rave Remix: Listen

Produced alongside MORTEN, the remix reinforces "Titanium" as a nostalgia machine.

image003

David Guetta on Turning Ballads Into Bangers: "At the Beginning, It Was Just About the Drums and the Bass Line"

The world-renowned DJ recently released his latest song "Let's Love" with Sia.

david guetta sia

David Guetta and Sia Unveil 80's-Inspired Synthwave Track "Let's Love"

Guetta told Apple Music's Zane Lowe he wants to "save the world from this darkness."

Afrojack and David Guetta

Afrojack Teases New Collaboration With David Guetta

Afrojack asked fans if they were ready for a new collaboration with the French dance music star on his social media channels.