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MADONNA: THE QUEEN OF PLAGIARISM (95 items)
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MADONNA: THE QUEEN OF PLAGIARISM (95 person items)

"MADONNA PAYS FOR OUT MUSIC PLAGIARISM #1: The Madonna album version of "Erotica" samples "El Yom 'Ulliqa 'Ala Khashaba" ("Today, He Is Held to a Cross") by Lebanese singer Fairuz from her 1962 album Good Friday - Eastern Sacred Songs. Madonna used that prayer more prominently in her "The Beast Within" track. Fairuz sued Madonna for $2.5 million for plagiarism over the section/sampling. In "Erotica", Madonna repeatedly chants over Fairuz's voice "All over me". An undisclosed settlement was event"