A Korean netizen seen that songs that have been initially Ok-Pop, have lately been credited to their Chinese remakes on YouTube. Many songs from well-known artists have been affected, together with from IU, Younha, Brown Eyes, Davichi and g.o.d. As songs usually are remade into totally different languages, this in itself doesn’t pose an issue. However, the difficulty lies in that the unique Korean songs on YouTube have been registered underneath the copyright for the remakes.
This ends in royalties and charges being paid to the remakes as a substitute of the originals, regardless of the video in query being of the unique Ok-Pop tune. Younha herself seen the difficulty when a fan had tagged her and her company in a narrative. Attached is a screenshot of an hour loop of Younha’s “Waiting” on YouTube, miscredited to a Chinese singer.
More netizens revealed that the next songs have been additionally affected.
- Lee Seung Cheol‘s “Western Sky”
- Davichi’s “From Me To You”
- IU’s “Morning Tears”
- Toy‘s “Good Person”
- Brown Eyes’ “Already A Year”
- g.o.d’s “Road”
Whether or not the matter was dedicated on goal, has but to be revealed. Neither official businesses nor YouTube have spoken on the matter.