Miley Cyrus Hit With $300 Million Lawsuit Alleging Copyright Infringement (Listen) The 'Party in the U.S.A.' singer is being sued by Jamaican songwriter Michael May, who claims her 2013 hit “We Can’t Stop” infringes upon the a song he released in 1988 called “We Run Things.
May, who performs as Flourgon, alleges that about 50 percent of Cyrus’ hit comes from the song, which was a No.1 hit in Jamaica.
He has accused Cyrus and her label RCA Records misappropriating elements, like the lyric, “We run things.
Things no run we.” In May's song, he sings "“We run things.
Things don’t run we.” May is seeking to halt further sales and performances of “We Can’t Stop.".