Lady Gaga’s Madonna Fixation: Inspiration or Outright Plagiarism?

Brent Lang, TheWrap

From her shocking outfits to her bleached blond hair to her penchant for headline grabbing, the "Poker Face" singer draws heavily on Madonna's trail-blazing influence.

But from "Alejandro" to "Born This Way," some claim that Gaga borrows a little too liberally from her icon.

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Claims that the pop star has outright plagiarized from Madonna continue to dog Gaga in her pursuit of music industry dominance. To see just how closely "Alejandro" resembles "La Isla Bonita" and how similar "Born This Way" is to "Express Yourself," TheWrap pulled mashups of the hit songs from YouTube.

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Tribute or plagiarism? You be the judge.

Listen to the "Born This Way" and "Express Yourself" Mashup:


"Alejandro" and "La Isla Bonita" Mashup:


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