Adele accused of Plagiarism for ‘Million Years Ago’ from Ahmet Kaya Acilara Tutunmak: YouTube Video shows similarity
There is no denying the fact that it will be rubbished and no one will take it seriously. Nonetheless the most talked about singer right now Adele has been accused of plagiarism. Some people in Turkey say that she has lifted substantially from a famed Turkish singer late Ahmet Kayaâ€™s Acilara Tutunmak in her â€œMillion Years Agoâ€.
Since the accusations started doing the rounds, Ahmet Kayaâ€™s Acilara Tutunmak has been watched by hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. Many people are simply eager to compare both the videos to get to know how the two sound.
Adele is hogging limelight due for not just her â€œ25â€ album but also for her European and North American tour. Tickets for her two months long North American tour were sold out within minutes. Analysts believe that she has got the best response in years with one executive of a top ticketing company claiming that he never saw so intense demand for tickets. It is notwithstanding the fact that her team had tried to ensure that only genuine customers were able to get hold of Adele 2016 tickets for her North American tour.
Millions of fans have heard the Turkish song, “Acilara Tutunmak”. There is no denying the fact that it was a popular track in the homeland of its Kurdish singer when it was released in 1985. This must be kept in mind that Adele is just 27 year old and the video was released was three years before Adele was born.
A report in TechTimes says, â€œAdele wrote “Million Years Ago” with Greg Kurstin, who also produced it, along with “Hello” and one other song from the “25” album. Kurstin, who was born in 1969 in Los Angeles and was therefore alive when the Kaya song was released, is a prolific American songwriter and producer who has written songs for Pink, Beyonce, Lily Allen, Ellie Goulding and numerous other pop starsâ€.
Following the accusations, the Turkish video is going viral for the last couple of days.