Hello...It's Plagiarism: People Are Accusing Adele of Stealing a Song for 25

Hello...It's Plagiarism: People Are Accusing Adele of Stealing a Song for 25

"A Million Years Ago" vs. "Acilara Tutunmak (Clinging to Pain)."

Published December 9, 2015

Adele's return to music has meant millions of records sold, exclusive performances and ideally more Grammys under her belt in the future.

However, everything might not be on the up and up, as the British singer is now being accused of stealing. 

According to Billboard, the young mom allegedly ripped her 25 song "A Million Years Ago" from late Kurdish singer Ahmet Kaya's 1985 song "Acilar Tutunmak."

Comparisons of the two songs have recently surfaced online, with Kaya's wife, Gülten Kaya, chiming in. Speaking graciously of the 'Hello' singer, the widow says she doubts Adele maliciously ripped the music from her husband. However, she did add, "If she consciously did it, then it would be theft."

Listen to both songs below and decide for yourself.

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Written by By: George Chapman Jr.

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