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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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61.

King of Avalonia    

bwhahaha, just goes to show how some producers can be lazy. Damn cookie cutters, even music producers these days can't put out good stuff just like hollywood movie makers only know how to put out crappy re-makes.

1863 days ago
62.

Cookie    

How old do Beyonce claims to be again, because she looking mighty old nowadays. She must be in her 30's

1863 days ago
63.

Lisa    

Please, as notorious as Beyonce is for ripping off other people's music, who cares. Music sucks today anyway. It all sounds the same. No originality. Beyonce is a fraud.

1863 days ago
64.

blackandwhitegirl    

I WENT ON PEREZ HILTON'S WEBSITE AND MORE INFO WAS GIVEN ON THIS STORY. ON PEREZ'S WEBSITE IT SAID- BEYONCE HEARD THE MUSIC TRACK TO KELLY'S SONG AND DEMANDED THAT A SONG BE WRITTEN FOR HER WITH THAT TRACK BEFORE KELLY RELEASED HER SONG. BEYONCE STOLE THE SONG NOT KELLY.

1863 days ago
65.

desi    

whos cares! i think they b oth sound good, hardly noticed the tunes were the same. besides i can name a bunch of people who use other peoples backrounds. ITS HOLLOYWOOD!

1863 days ago
66.

rufus    

why did you delete both my comments?

1863 days ago
67.

dai    

I really don't understand what Kelly's problem actually is. She should have never agreed to record this song and put in onto her album. And now she's complaining that the producer wants to make a single out of it...well that's just too bad,should have thought of this earlier.

1863 days ago
68.

sinceubeengone27    

I just found these awesome videos of Kelly Clarkson playing a secret show in NYC. She will always be the BEST American Idol. She played songs like “My Life Would Suck Without You” and “Hazel Eyes.” I wish I knew about this concert and was in the crowd, but these videos definitely make up for it!! Heres the link and enjoy =)
http://www.iheartradio.com/cc-common/ondemand/stripped.html?apid=5784&cmp=ncle_kellyclarkson

1863 days ago
69.

Jasmine Bonilla    

I LovE them both but i like
beyonces song better shas
been around longer too
Besides it was none of theor faoults
exept that one producer!!!!!
TEY BOTH START WITH REMBER THOSE!!!
Who should i choose??????

1862 days ago
70.

nita    

beyonce is alot better than kelly clarkson anyday>>>i believe kelly is just saying all this to not makke urself look bad....its a shame too that kelly is blaming that guy when she still has to pay him....kelly clarkson is wack...she cant sell out concert like beyonce can....shes white trash!!!!!!!!!!!WHITE TRASH!!!!!!!

1862 days ago
71.

theresa39    

Already gone was recorded way before Halo when Beyonce heard Already Gone she asked Ryan Tedder to do something similar for her. Kelly was not in on this, and it is so unfair that Kelly has such natural talent and always has deal with crap instead of enjoying her career. I like Beyonce, Halo and Already Gone are two different songs with two differnt meanings, give me a break. Ryan Tedder from One Republic should come out and tell the truth. Kelly is natural in beauty and voice that is why america fell in love with her and her fans still love her. Kelly and Beyonce don't let the media make the two of you fight, ur both awesome and their is nothing wrong with girl power on the radio . THERE IS ROOM FOR BOTH OF YOU

1862 days ago
72.

blaackdus    

beyonce outsells kelly clumpson anyday so try another one ong stealer " u got a better chance in a jenny graig commercial

1862 days ago
73.

Tres    

“I seriously doubt Kelly Clarkson would have copied Beyonce, being that Kelly is a much more accomplished musician than Beyonce.”
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I can’t stand Beyonce, however Kelly Clarkson is nowhere near her level in success. Give credit where it’s due.

1861 days ago
74.

Tres    

“Beyonce is a shameless skank. She tries to be included in all events like she is some mega star.........’

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This is true, but she is a mega star. Like it or not.

1861 days ago
75.

Tres    

“Hello the girl did win a singing competition and every since album #1 she has wrote on all of her records, not like 30% percent but 98% of it, and 100% of it on third records. She's one of the worlds best vocalist and songwriters which she has won four or five songwritintg awards. And her last record just goes to show how talented she is.”
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I like Kelly,but she has fallen off big time. She can’t even sell out her concerts. Her last couple CDs have been major flops. Maybe she should let someone else write her songs.

1861 days ago
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