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UPDATE: Las Vegas artist, Ariana Grande settle legal dispute

Visual artists claims Grande stole his work
Posted at 9:54 AM, Feb 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 19:57:53-04

UPDATE SEPT. 4: Ariana Grande and Las Vegas artist Vladimir Kush have settled their legal dispute.

The singer is accused of stealing from of Kush’s paintings in the music video for her song “God Is a Woman.”

The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed. Court records show a notice of voluntary dismissal with Nevada district court was filed in August.

A Las Vegas artist is suing Ariana Grande and claiming Grande copied his art for her music video "God is a Woman," according to TMZ.

Vladimir Kush says the imagery in Grande's music video, which came out last year, looks the same as 2 of his paintings, "The Candle" and The Candle 2," made nearly 20 years earlier.

Vladimir says both feature a woman as a wick and that Ariana's video features the same cloudy sky ring effect of clouds around the flame and the same light beams radiating from the flame. He is suing her for copyright infringement.