Charli D’Amelio, a TikTok star, has landed in hot water for not crediting British rapper Lady Leshurr, whose song she dubbed in one of her videos.
Charli D’Amelio is one of the most popular content creators on TikTok. She was the most followed person on the platform until 2022. But she was later dethroned by fellow influencer Khaby Lame. As the second most followed creator on the platform, she continues to be in the spotlight and as a result, her videos attract a lot of attention no matter what they are about.
Why is Charlie D’Amelio getting criticized?
TikTok queen Charlie D’Amelio recently shared a lip sync video that has drawn criticism. In the video, Charli sings the lyrics to Lady Leshurr’s popular song ‘Queen’s Speech 4’. Although the social media influencer has been criticized by the artist of the song for using her song without giving her credit.
Leshurr called out Charli in a video shared by her on April 30. In the video she said “POV: The newer generation will never know who ends up singing this song because my name will be erased from history.”
One user commented “Since when do we tag who sings songs?”. “You are all exaggerating.” Another user wrote, “So if I’m using a song by The Weeknd, should I @him?” A third person said, “You are all so impressed with the credit, should she give credit to everyone’s song she uses?”
More about Charlie D’Amelio
American social media personality, Charlie D’Amelio, started her career in 2019 when she started sharing dance videos on the video sharing platform TikTok. She quickly gained a lot of attention and has become the most followed person on the platform from March 2020 to June 2022. She is the first person on TikTok to reach 50 million and 100 million followers. According to reports, D’Amelio was the highest-earning female TikTok personality in 2019 and the highest-earning personality on the app in 2022.
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