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Royalties over the hit Justin Bieber song “One Less Lonely Girl” are the subject of a new lawsuit filed by a pair of artist managers who claim they were stiffed by EMI Music Publishing, LA Reid Music Publishing Company, and their clients, Sean Hamilton and Hyuk Shin.

Vance Tate and Thomas Oliveria claim in a lawsuit filed last week that they represent songwriters Hamilton and Shin, who collectively go under the moniker, A-Rex.

In 2008, A-Rex created a song, “One Less Lonely Girl,” meant for a project by R&B singer Noel Gourdin, and then shopped around. The song eventually found its way onto Justin Bieber’s first album the following year and is credited as a collaboration between R&B superstar Usher, Hamilton, Shin, and two other individuals.

Tate and Oliveria claim they are entitled to 10% of publishing royalties associated with A-Rex’s share of the song. The plaintiffs estimate that’s worth at least $200,000 and are seeking damages for breach of contract, fraud, conversion, and copyright infringement.

Since the song was first introduced by Bieber, with an accompanying music video, the song title has become a slogan of sorts for his adoring teenage girl fan base. The singer has sold scarfs and red roses branded with “One Less Lonely Girl.”

Explaining the song’s concept, Bieber told MTV News, “I think it’s really important these girls have something so they can be one less lonely girl.”


They forgot aobut OPI’s “One Less Only Girl” nail polish collection.

This is the 2nd JB song that’s in court. There is also another fight right now between Christina Milian and her ex-husband The Dream over royalties for Justin’s biggest hit “Baby”.

Justin’s helping everybody make so much money. And in “everybody” I mean Scooter and Usher 😉

Nail Polish Pencils of Promise Charity Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber’s music has inspired a collection of nail polish, but the 16-year-old singer says he won’t be wearing any of the Bieber-riffic shades.

“It’s not really my nail polish line. Like, I think it’s weird to think about that,” he said at a recent event to promote his autobiography, “First Step 2 Forever: My Story.”

Bieber says the nail polish from Nicole by OPI, which is set to hit stores next month, is inspired by his hit songs. “Like, there’s names like named after my music,” he said.

“I don’t know,” he said. “It’s like a really weird concept.”

The collection, called One Less Lonely Girl, is set to include a bright red shade called OMB! and a glittery polish named Step 2 the Beat of My Heart.

Members of Bieber’s team chimed in to add that the impetus for the nail polish line was OPI’s willingness to donate to Pencils of Promise, a school-building organization Bieber has supported before.

“So do you want me to say that?” Bieber asked, then turned to a reporter and said, “Yeah, a portion of it goes to charity, so that’s always good.”


Justin Bieber Nail Polish

Love Justin Bieber more than anything in the world ever!! Now you can wear him on your nails!! Justin Bieber nail polish is coming your way!!

The One Less Lonely Girl collection will have six shades: One Less Lonely Glitter (pale purple), Prized Possession Purple (grape), Give Me The First Dance (silver), Me + Blue (metallic blue), O.M.B! (metallic red) and Step 2 the Beat of My Heart (heart shaped specks).

You can find the nail polish will at Wal Mart stores at the end of the year, then Target and Sears in February.

new Justin Bieber The Nail Polish 2010 pics