The winner of “Eurovision” have accused of plagiarism


Победителя «Евровидения» обвинили в плагиате According to the company Universal Music, the composition of Netta Barzilai “Toy” with which she represented Israel in the contest was borrowed from the popular American group. At the moment songriter artist forwarded the complaint.

This year at the musical contest “Eurovision” won Netta Barzilai. She danced the song “Toy”, written by Doron Medals and the puts Bageri. Recently, however, it became clear that composers have borrowed motifs from the track “Seven Nation Army” released a few years ago by the band the White Stripes. Company Universal Music sent a complaint to the authors who created the song for Barzilai. They will have to prove that the Toy is not a plagiarism of the famous song American rockers.

According to the rules of “Eurovision” any composition with which the party must be unique, written specifically for the competition. In the case that plagiarism will prove the winner disqualifiziert, and first place will get the representative of Cyprus Eleni Furare, which was compared with the most Beyonce. Accordingly, Israel will lose the opportunity to conduct a music competition on its territory in 2019.

Netta Barzilai was born in the small Israeli town of Hod HaSharon. From an early age she studied music. Israeli studied in a special school, where her abilities were highly praised by the teachers. After the girl arrived at the prestigious school “Rimon”, where at the faculty of electronic instruments has developed new technology in the field of vocals. In 2012 she began working as an instructor in a camp for aspiring musicians.So, by happy coincidence, she was in the ensemble of the Navy of the IDF. In 2016, the Barzilai created his first band which was called “Experiment”. They began to successfully tour in the country. Netta worked in the theater of “Running to the sea” and was a soloist of the group “Gabber-Bains”.

After the performance at “Eurovision” net share feelings. “I always said that it is a bizarre competition between musical genres and the competition between musicians… But I competed with myself, worried about his speech, I thought over how I’ll be able to touch as many people as you can,” said Barzilai.

Recall that the “Eurovision” Russia was unable to get to the finals. Julia Samoylova got overexcited during a speech forgot the words to the song. However, the artist herself was pleased that she had the unique opportunity to go to Portugal and participate in such large-scale music event.