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Donna Summer

Donna Summer

American singer
The seminal voice of the disco era who developed a highly sexualized, electronic dance sound and became an icon.
BornDecember 31, 1948
HometownBoston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Net worth$75 million
Height5'7" (1.70m)
SpouseBruce Sudano, Helmuth Sommer
ChildrenBrooklyn Sudano, Amanda Sudano
ParentsMary Gaines, Andrew Gaines
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Kanye West sued for 'blatant theft' of Donna Summer song

  • Kanye West is being sued after being accused of "blatant theft" of Donna Summer's song, I Feel Love. Kanye's song, Good (Don't Die), on his new album Vultures 1, samples Donna's 1977 hit. However, Donna's husband, Bruce Sudano, has alleged Kanye and his collaborator Ty Dolla $ign "shamelessly" stole the hook after they asked for permission to use it and were "explicitly denied" - because Donna's estate "wanted no association with West's controversial history". Bruce has now filed a lawsuit again

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Donna Summer's estate claims Kanye West used sample without permission

Donna Summer's estate have accused Kanye West of "copyright infringement" after he allegedly used a sample from 'I Feel Love' without permission.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Thank God It's Friday
Thank God It's Friday
PG
1h 30min
1978

Albums

She Works Hard for the Money
She Works Hard for the Money
1983
Donna Summer
Donna Summer
1982
Wanderer
Wanderer
1980
Once Upon a Time...
Once Upon a Time...
1977
I Remember Yesterday
I Remember Yesterday
1977
Four Seasons of Love
Four Seasons of Love
1976
Love Trilogy
Love Trilogy
1976
I’m A Rainbow: Recovered & Recoloured
I’m A Rainbow: Recovered & Recoloured
2021
Love to Love You Baby/I Remember Yesterday/A Love Trilogy
Love to Love You Baby/I Remember Yesterday/A Love Trilogy
2003
Donna Summer [Solo UK]
Donna Summer [Solo UK]
2001
I Feel Love
I Feel Love
1995
Greatest Hits [1995]
Greatest Hits [1995]
1995
Shout It Out [Blue Moon]
Shout It Out [Blue Moon]
1995
Nice to See You
Nice to See You
1995
Endless Summer: Donna Summer's Greatest Hits
Endless Summer: Donna Summer's Greatest Hits
1995
Melody of Love (Wanna Be Loved) [CD #1]
Melody of Love (Wanna Be Loved) [CD #1]
1994
Christmas Spirit
Christmas Spirit
1994
I Don't Wanna Get Hurt
I Don't Wanna Get Hurt
1989
Another Place and Time
Another Place and Time
1989

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