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Ukrainian Singer

Suing Over 'Call Me Maybe'

Carly Rae Stole My Song!

11/8/2012 5:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE


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UKRAINE NOT WEAK ... Ukraine sue -- at least that's what one hot Ukrainian singer is doing, claiming Carly Rae Jepsen shamelessly stole her slutty Christmas song ... and turned it into "Call Me Maybe."

The singer -- who goes by Aza -- is filing the lawsut in L.A., claiming "Call Me Maybe" is a carbon copy of her song "Hunky Santa" ... which producers simply tweaked before adding Carly Rae Jepsen's voice.



According to the lawsuit -- to be filed today by Aza's lawyer Barry Rothman -- she's suing for unspecified damages ... but based on how insanely popular "Call Me Maybe" is, a ton of money's on the line.

Aza tells us, "I'm shocked and surprised that these people wanted to sample my lyrics on their song. They didn't ask me for permission, they just took it. That's why I filed this lawsuit. When I first heard it on the radio, I was driving and almost got into an accident. I couldn't believe what I was hearing."

As for how similar the songs REALLY are -- you be the judge.

Scooter Braun -- Justin Bieber's manager -- is also named in the suit.

Carly's rep tells TMZ, "This is completely false and [Carly's] lawyers will deal with this. Everyone knows [Carly] is a songwriter. She is not spending a lot of time listening to Ukrainian radio."

UKRAINE IS GAME TO YOU?!?!

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91.

MikeP    

not even remotely close
utterly absurd

627 days ago
92.

Alex    

God damned stupid talentless slutty ugly bitch.She`ll get no money from Carly Rae Jepsen. Stupid ukrainians.Better that they got in prison for stupidass attempt to get rich on a really talented singer. Ukrainian tv - full of such ****. They are talentless and sence of their videos is - be slutty and naked. More naked and slutty video - getting higher ratings. Of cource theres completely NO sence in that ****. Carly stole their song - they stole time of Carly to take care of that trolls in court. WHAT A IDIOTS. Better deny them come in US forever.

627 days ago
93.

lucy    

The ukraines whore video is more of all made for porn and sounds nothing like Carly Ray Jepsens song.

627 days ago
94.

Acorr234    

Omg...it sounds NOTHING like her song

627 days ago
95.

Gagia    

Way to go helping this slut get publicity and probably paid from youtube for all of the views. Ridiculous.

627 days ago
96.

lou    

youre joking right? its nothing like it. was looking forward to it being really similar but there is nothing AT ALL that is relate-able

627 days ago
97.

VB    

Hey TMZ ... I think you posted the wrong song. You were supposed to one that sound like call me maybe.
Oh by the way .. is Aza a tranny??

627 days ago
98.

Apples    

Nice Seinfeld reference TMZ :)

627 days ago
99.

Brian    

Not even close.

626 days ago
100.

Haley    

Ya between Carly and the over rated person. There 2 differs music why be say that Carly stole her music. I love Carly call me maybe at lease she keep it PG-13 but the other one is like a Porn Music Video

626 days ago
101.

ibra    

العاب فلاش

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626 days ago
102.

ibra    

العاب فلاش

flash games
http://www.qloup.com/

626 days ago
103.

Karlunker    

Josh Ramsay wrote Call me Maybe. Not Carly Rae Jepsen.

626 days ago
104.

ibra    

العاب فلاش

flash games
http://www.qloup.com/

626 days ago
105.

shawnasinger    

As a songwriter I'm here to tell you they sound NOTHING alike and this Ukrainian singer SUCKS and this whole lawsuit is stopid someone needs money big time so why not sue someone hmm

626 days ago
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