London (Agencies): Pop star Lady Gaga’s long-awaited new single "Born This Way" has already sparked controversies since the time it has been unveiled. It is facing the accusation of copying Madonna's classic hit "Express Yourself".

According to media reports, critics and thousands of fans took to the micro blogging site Twitter to blame her of stealing the beat, melody and subject matter from Madonna's 1989 global smash hit.

One follower tweeted, "Lady Gaga's song's good, but my God it sounds exactly like Madonna's Express Yourself". Another said: "It doesn't just sound like Madonna's Express Yourself. You can literally sing the original over this one."