Hurrah! Leona Lewis and DJ Avicii reach agreement over 'Collide'!

Leona Lewis

It's been a tense few weeks for fans of Leona Lewis, with the X Factor 2006 winner's comeback single 'Collide' looking like it may have to be pulled from release after plagiarism allegations. Yesterday however Syco announced it had come to an agreement with DJ Avicii over the track.

Avicii's record label, Ministry of Sound, alleged that the backing track of the new song had been used without their permission, and took the case to the High Court in London.

According to The Guardian today, Syco were able to reach an 11th-hour agreement before the case was heard.


Details about the agreement have not been set out (although we expect it involves lots of money) but the single release will go ahead as planned on September 4.

It'll be the first new material Leona has released in almost two years.

Syco confirmed in a statement yesterday: "It is announced today that Leona Lewis and Avicii will work together on the forthcoming single of Collide. Collide will be released on 4 September. "

They added: "Since getting its first radio play in the UK it has received rave reviews and is already topping club charts across the country."

Neither Syco nor Ministry of Sound commented on the case.

Listen to Leona Lewis' 'Collide' below...

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