Ed Sheeran Wins Copyright Infringement Case

Well-known singer Ed Sheeran gained a copyright infringement lawsuit Thursday involving his Grammy-winning tune “Pondering Out Loud” and the Marvin Gaye traditional “Let’s Get It On.”

A Manhattan jury deliberated for 3 hours earlier than deciding Sheeran didn’t interact in willful copyright infringement, in keeping with ABC Information. The decision is a large win for Sheeran, who expressed unimaginable frustration at being accused of utilizing the work of one other artist.

Sheeran was expressive in court docket and threatened to finish his profession within the music business if he had been to lose the case.

The proceedings had been prolonged, and got here with big sacrifice for the artist. Talking to reporters exterior the courthouse Thursday, Sheeran stated he missed his grandmother’s funeral on account of his requirement to stay in court docket. (RELATED: Ed Sheeran Reveals His Spouse Was Recognized With A Tumor Throughout Being pregnant)

The artist reportedly went to nice lengths to show his innocence, together with enjoying guitar within the courtroom.

The household of the tune’s deceased co-writer, Ed Townsend, had accused Sheeran of copying the sheet music for Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On.”