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Local media are speculating that Korean singer-songwriter Joo Young-hoon plans to sue U.S. singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor for allegedly plagiarizing his song “Happy Mode,” released in 2006.

According to local media yesterday, Joo has hired a lawyer in the United States who specializes in intellectual property.

“We are still waiting for the singer’s response,” Joo said to local reporters

The song by Trainor, “All About That Bass,” was released in July and has ranked No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart for three weeks.

Accusations of plagiarism emerged earlier this month when Internet users spotted similarities between the billboard-ranking song and “Happy Mode,” sung by Korean trio Koyote. By Jin Eun-soo
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