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Kelly Clarkson -- I Didn't Steal From Beyonce!

7/27/2009 2:59 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Kelly Clarkson is so worried that people are going to think she ripped off Beyonce's beats for her new single that Kelly's throwing her song's co-writer under the bus instead.


Clarkson is reportedly furious at her record label for releasing her new single "Already Gone" -- after the singer realized it has the exact same backing track as Beyonce's "Halo."

But according to CBCNews.ca, who actually spoke with Clarkson, the former "Idol" champ is blaming the whole thing on music producer Ryan Tedder -- who allegedly gave the same beat to Beyonce without informing Kelly. FYI -- Tedder is also the front man for the band OneRepublic.

Clarkson told the CBC, "No one's gonna be sittin' at home, thinking 'Man, Ryan Tedder gave Beyonce and Kelly the same track to write to ... no, they're just gonna be saying I ripped someone off."

Beyonce - "Halo"



Kelly Clarkson - "Already Gone"

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16.

Cookie    

Who cares Beyonce steals from everyone, so if Kelly stole her beat, no biggie...what goes around comes around!

1857 days ago
17.

ladani    

that's what happens when so-called "artists" don't write their own music!

1857 days ago
18.

Jay    

So, umm... Some dude wrote Beyonce a song and then he changed the lyrics and gave it to Kelly Clarkson. Sounds like something Andrew Lloyd Webber does on a regular basis.

...How is this Kelly Clarkson's fault again? She didn't actually write the song, neither of them did.

1857 days ago
19.

JoeP    

Kelly is a has-been. Did her last album even go wooden?

1857 days ago
20.

me so horny    

WHO CARES, THEY BOTH SUCK!!!!!!!

1857 days ago
21.

Tameko    

Beyonce stole everything she has , she imulates Tina Turner in her shows, claimed she wrote her hit songs, and had the nerves enought to sing Etta James song at the presidentail inaguration. Beyonce is a shameless skank. She tries to be included in all events like she is some mega star.........I am so glad her azz was not at Michael Jacksons Memorial, thank you AEG Jennifer Hudson and all the entertainer were so much better. She needs to sit her azz down and give her husband some damn kids that's why Jay-Z keep running around talking about 30 is the new 40 he still tryinf to hag on. Beyonce give your husband some damn kids he will be 40 soon.....................

1857 days ago
22.

UptownRazorback    

Posted at 12:25PM on Jul 27th 2009 by Beat it

How do you know? Where's your proof?

Posted at 12:25PM on Jul 27th 2009 by elbell

Please sweetie, Beyonce is an Eagle, and Kelly will always be a fat pigeon.

1857 days ago
23.

UptownRazorback    

Posted at 12:52PM on Jul 27th 2009 by Tameko

Bitch please... Beyonce will always be a Headliner. A unique one at that. What are you? She sells and makes millions? And you? She is a great singer and an entertainer that cannot be stopped. For every fat ugly hater like you, there are hundreds that love her. She sells out. While you put out.

1857 days ago
24.

lin    

Although I am no Beyonce fan a Kelly don't you listen to the radio? How can you not know that this song has been out for months....figures that your no talent self did not know though so you are right, you ripped off the song. Trying to get publicity for your sinking careeer is why it was released and you know it.

1857 days ago
25.

meow    

Aaaand this is surprising how??? All the songs on OneRepublic's album sound all the effin same...Tedder has very little originality. He likes piano, orchestra, and gospel sounds - that's pretty much it. If it weren't for Timbaland, the song Apologize would have gone absolutely nowhere, like the band is going now, and how Tedder's career is obviously headed as well.

1857 days ago
26.

rashyluvsbeyonce    

Beyonce's is by far better, but I would listen to Kelly's too!

1857 days ago
27.

voodoo    

WHO CARES BOTH TUNES ARE WACK.....BEYONCE GET ON MY NERVES BIG TIME.....SHE REALLY THINKS SHE IS THE NUTS.......HER PERFORMANCE AT THE BET AWARDS MJ TRIBUTE WAS ALL ABOUT HER!

1857 days ago
28.

Justdatruth    

Well, one thing is clear...the only key they can sing in is A major. Same damn thing...whoever let this happen should be fired. You're in a competitive industry & there is NO ROOM for a mistake like that.

1857 days ago
29.

Deirdre    

Sounds like Halo is the beginning of a relationship song and Kelly Clarkson's is the break up song. Kinda funny. And I have never been a fan of Beyonce or her little girly group Destiny's Child, but that song Halo is probably one of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard!!

1857 days ago
30.

JTCHI    

Ok- Maybe a beat or two sounds similar but they sound like two completely different songs to me becuase Beyonce's song has the piano playing so prevalently.

1857 days ago
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