Ed Sheeran is embroiled in a legal battle over his global strike shape for you† The British singer appeared today in a black suit before the High Court in London to begin the trial, which is expected to last three weeks.
Two artists, Sami Shoukry and Ross O’Donoghue, stated that Sheeran copied “certain phrases and words” from their song for shape for you† It’s about the number WhyReleased by Shoukry in 2015 under the name Sami Switch. Especially part of the chorus (Oh why, oh why, oh why oh) Sheeran appears to have copied it, according to the prosecution’s attorney. shape for you It was released in 2017. The song was a worldwide hit, and is still the most streamed song on Spotify.
Listen below Oh Why by Sami Switch
Sheeran filed a lawsuit in 2018 asking the Supreme Court for a declaration that he and his co-writers had not infringed the copyrights of Shukri and O’Donoghue. Then the latter filed a lawsuit, in which they demanded, among other things, compensation and a part of the proceeds from the song.
This isn’t the first time Sheeran has been involved in a plagiarism case. I’m still waiting for him in the US condition about his injury think out loudwhich would be very similar to Let’s get it by Marvin Jay.
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