Leona Lewis accused of plagiarism over her new song 'Collide'!

Leona Lewis

It's been literally just a few minutes since we posted the video of Leona Lewis' new song 'Collide', but already - despite the song premiering less than an hour ago - the former X Factor winner has been accused of stealing the song by a Ministry of Sound artist.

The song's production is understood to have been credited to Sandy Vee, whose credits include Rihanna's 'Only Girl (in the World)' and Katy Perry's 'Firework', however according to DigitalSpy the song has 'ripped off' Avicii's song 'Penguin'

"Ministry of Sound signed Avicii a year ago and have been working on vocal ideas for over six months on the track," a source close to Ministry of Sound told the website.

"Pete Tong, Annie Mac and Scott Mills have been playing 'Penguin' for months now, but this week we've realised Simon Cowell and Leona Lewis have stolen our record. 'Collide' is identical to Avicii's track!"

However it seems as though

Listen to 'Penguin' by Avicii below...

 

And here is Leona's new track Collide...

Quite a few similarities there!

However just as we're writing this, it's been suggested that Avicii did actually work on the song for Leona, despite not being credited...

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