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Selena Gomez caught up in plagiarism lawsuit

Selena Gomez is at the center of a plagiarism battle amid allegations the chorus of her 2010 song A Year Without Rain was lifted from a little-known California band.

Rockers Luce have filed a $1 million lawsuit claiming the pop singer's track features a chorus that is "virtually identical" to their 2005 single Buy A Dog.


A Year Without Rain, co-written by Lindy Robbins and Toby Gad, became the title track of the teen star's second studio album with her band Selena Gomez & the Scene.


Gomez, Robbins and Gad have been named as co-defendants in the copyright infringement lawsuit, according to Courthouse News Service.