Let Ed Sheeran for his Song “Thinking Out Loud” Marvin Gaye’s “let’s Get It On” written down? The answer to this question now lies with a Jury – just wanted to prevent the lawyers of the British musician. But the New York district judge Louis Stanton Sheerans application dismissed, dismiss the action. There are “significant Similarities between several of the musical elements” of the two pieces of music, let Stanton.

The lawsuit’ve been in the summer of last year, a went to the court. There it is, “Thinking out Loud” ‘ve copied without the permission of a variety of elements of the Gaye song, among other things, rhythms, harmonies, background vocals and Tempo. Plaintiffs, the heirs of the manufacturer’s Edward Townsend, of the “Let’s Get It On” together with Gaye had written, as well as, an investment company that holds parts to the copyright of Gaye’s Songs. The amount in dispute is US $ 100 million (88 million euros).

Official music video of “Thinking Out Loud” “Thinking Out Loud” and “Let’s Get It On”

Sheeran had with “Thinking Out Loud” tremendous success, in more than ten countries, the Song conquered the top spot of the Charts, on YouTube it has been played so far, more than 2.6 billion Times. Added to the ones he had in 2014 for his second Studio album entitled “x”. Sheeran won the Grammy award for Song of the year in 2015.

Also because of his hit “Photograph” from the same Album, Sheeran had been sued. Two songwriters from California, accusing him to have the chorus and 39 of the notes of your song “Amazing” stolen, which was published in 2012 by the British talent show winner Matt Cardle. The dispute was settled in 2017 with a comparison. Whether or not Sheeran has paid the plaintiffs money, was not known to the public.


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