Former boy band ‘N SYNC are being sued over claims they plagiarized a song on their 2001 album Celebrity.
In a lawsuit filed on Monday in Las Vegas Federal Court, Troy Alexander alleges he met the band’s record label Jive in 1990 and gave them a demo tape for his song Up Against The Wall.
According to documents obtained by TMZ.com, the band – Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, and Justin Timberlake – released a track with the same title “substantially similar” to the demo.
A spokesperson for Jive records reveals they are not aware of the claim and have not been served with any papers.
‘N Sync split in 2002.
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