The song, “Heart on My Sleeve,” was created by TikTok user @ghostwriter977 using AI software to have vocals of Drake and The Weeknd swapping verses about The Weeknd’s ex, Selena Gomez.

The song was first shared on TikTok, receiving 15 million views, before it moved onto YouTube, getting 275,000 views, and then Spotify, getting 600,000 streams. On Monday the song was pulled on all platforms as the Universal Music Group claimed it infringed on copyright law.


“These instances demonstrate why platforms have a fundamental legal and ethical responsibility to prevent the use of their services in ways that harm artists,” a Universal Music Group representative said. “[The episode] begs the question as to which side of history all stakeholders in the music ecosystem want to be on: the side of artists, fans and human creative expression, or on the side of deep fakes, fraud and denying artists their due compensation.”


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