Justin Bieber and Usher: Sued! For $10 Million!

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In his personal life, it's rather clear that Justin Bieber has found somebody to love once again: Selena Gomez.

In his professional life, however, the global superstar and his very good friend are now in legal trouble for allegedly NOT having somebody to love before Devin Copeland came along.

Allow us to explain...

Copeland has filed a $10 million lawsuit against Bieber and Usher, claiming that the duo infringed on his copyright when releasing the 2010 smash single.

Copeland and writing partner Mareio Overton say they brought their track to Usher in 2008 and that he outright stole it when he helped to include it on Bieber's "My World 2.0."

"Without any authority or consent," the suit states, "[Manager Jonetta Patton] and Usher conspired with songwriters and producers...to directly copy Plaintiffs' song 'Somebody to Love,' intending to appropriate Plaintiffs' intellectual property as their own."

Overton supposedly heard Bieber's version of the song on the radio, called Copeland about it and the complaints started from there.

The duo is seeking $10 million in damages for copyright infringement, contributory infringement and vicarious infringement, along with a permanent injunction preventing Bieber and Usher from claiming ownership of "Somebody to Love."

No word yet in response from anyone in Justin or Usher's camp.

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