Ed Sheeran Didn’t Steal “Shape of You”
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Ed Sheeran did NOT steal “Shape of You”.
A court ruled yesterday that the song wasn’t plagiarized from a 2015 track called “Oh Why” by Sami Switch.
After the ruling, Ed made a video, complaining that these types of lawsuits are happening way too often these days. Quote, “Whilst we’re obviously happy with the result, I feel like claims like this are way too common now…and have become a culture where a claim is made with the idea that a settlement will be cheaper than taking it to court, even if there is no basis for the claim. It’s really damaging to the songwriting industry.”
SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter