Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson sued

Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson sued

Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson created Grammy magic in 2014 with their crossover hit, "Uptown Funk".

This is just the latest in a string of lawsuits generated by the song, with the most recent one coming in September after Lastrada Entertainment claimed that "Uptown Funk" was "a clear copy" of funk outfit Zapp's 1980 hit 'More Bounce to the Ounce'.

You might think that you'd heard the last of "Uptown Funk", but no. They are credited as being the first female rap group signed to the Sugar Hill label, whose first record released was Rapper's Delight.

The group consisted of Cheryl Cook, Gwendolyn Chisolm, and lead singer/rapper Angie Brown Stone.

Called "Funk You Up", the trio's track was the third rap song to reach Billboard's Top 50 singles.

Sequence isn't the only music artist that has sued Mars (and Ronson) over the song.

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The Sequence is asking for a jury trial and unspecified amount of money from Mars - and songwriter Ronson - who penned the track.

The court documents, again seen by TMZ: "Mark Ronson failed in his goal to write something new".

Mars and Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was a hit.

Gaye's daughter Nona Gaye argued, and won, that the song was noticeably similar to Gaye's 1977 hit Got to Give It Up, Thicke and Williams were ordered to pay Gaye's family $7.3 million (£5.4 million).

This isn't the first time Ronson and Mars have had to answer questions about the originality of Uptown Funk.

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