Madonna sued over 'Vogue'

Madonna (WENN.com file photo)

Madonna (WENN.com file photo)

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, Last Updated: 10:19 AM ET

Madonna is facing legal action after allegedly failing to pay to sample another song in her classic hit Vogue.

It was reported that executives at record company VMG Salsoul have accused the Material Girl of using the horns and strings heard in Salsoul Orchestra's dance tune Chicago Bus Stop (Ooh, I Love It). However, the sample actually appears to come from the group's song, Love Break (Ooh I Love It). (Take a listen below)

In the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles and obtained by TMZ.com, it is claimed Madonna has made huge profits off Vogue since its release in 1990.

Music bosses only recently discovered the apparent sample in Madonna's song thanks to new technology designed to identify specific sounds.

VMG Salsoul chiefs are now suing for copyright infringement and demanding unspecified damages.


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