Updated 01:21 AM EDT, Sat, Sep 19, 2020

Demi Lovato & Sleigh Bells Feuding Over Alleged Song Sampling

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Sleigh Bells has accused Demi Lovato of sampling the band's songs "Infinity Guitars" and "Riot Rhythms" in her track "Stars" from the 23-year-old singer's latest album, "Confident."

On Nov. 2, the noise pop musical duo of Alexis Krauss and Derek Edward Miller, famously known as Sleigh Bells, tweeted, ".@ddlovato Demi Lovato flattered you guys sampled Infinity Guitars & Riot Rhythm for "Stars" but we were not contacted. Gotta clear those."

Just recently, Lovato's production team denied the allegations of Sleigh Bells.

"We did not use any samples in Demi Lovato's song 'Stars.' Demi was also not involved with the production. She only wrote top line," producers Carl Falk and Rami told Entertainment Weekly in a statement. Both Falk and Rami have writing credits on Lovato's track as well.

A representative for Sleigh Bells, however, told Entertainment Weekly that the band will take action over the alleged sampling.

"I can confirm that the band feels their music has been sampled without proper clearance and are seeking all available remedies with [Lovato's label] Island Records," the rep said in a statement quoted by the news outlet.

Both of Sleigh Bells' tracks came from their 2010 debut record, "Treats." Rolling Stone wrote that Lovato's "Stars" showcases "a hopeful chorus and a mix of buoyant keyboards and buzzy, atmospheric sections of generally traditional pop." "Infinity Guitars" feature a "hand-clap rhythm" that sounds similar to some of the parts of Lovato's track, while "Riot Rhythms" have "more echoey drum beats" that has the same reverberation like "Stars," the news outlet added.

Listen to all three songs below.

Sleigh Bells has been out of the music scene this year, Rolling Stone noted. Their most recent LP, "Bitter Rivals," was released in 2013.

Lovato, on the other hand, will be honored with the inaugural "Rulebreaker" award at Billboard's Women in Music event on Dec. 11 in New York. Aside from the "Rulebreaker" award, the former Disney darling will also perform at the 2015 Women in Music event, Billboard reported.

Lovato is also set to go on a tour along with Nick Jonas, according to a separate report from Rolling Stone. The Future Now tour will kick off on June 24 in Sunrise, Florida and will end on Sept. 17 in Los Angeles.

This will mark the duo's sixth tour together; the first one was when Lovato opened for the Jonas Brothers at their Burnin' Up tour in 2008, Rolling Stone noted. Their fifth tour collaboration was in Lovato's 2014 Neon Lights tour, where Jonas served as the songstress' musical and creative director.

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