NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 04: Ed Sheeran leaves Manhattan Federal Court and speaks to members of the media after he was found not guilty in a music copyright trial on May 4, 2023 in New York City. The heirs of the Ed Townsend estate sued Ed Sheeran alleging that his song “Thinking Out Loud” infringes on Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On," which Ed Townsend was a co-writer. (Photo by Alexi J. Rosenfeld/Getty Images)

While he was found not guilty in his Copyright Infringement lawsuit last week, Ed Sheeran is guilty of being awesome.  Last week, the co-writer of Marvin Gaye’s hit, “Let’s Get It On” took Ed to court.  He claimed that Ed basically stole every part of that song for his single, “Thinking Out Loud.”  For a full week, Ed Sheeran had to explain every single little detail that went into writing it.  Everything from the thought that created it to actually performing it live in the courtroom numerous times.  After several exhausting days of explaining how he wrote one of his biggest hits to date, the judge ruled in favor of Ed Sheeran.  It was also a big win for the music industry and all artists.  Watch the TikTok below as Ed explains why his win was so significant.  Two days later he popped up in the streets of New York City and performed a couple of songs.  Ed Sheeran is guilty of being awesome.


Ed Sheeran reacts after NYC jurors decided that his hit song “Thinking Out Loud” didn't copy key components of Marvin Gaye's “Let's Get It On.” nbc4ny edsheeran thinkingoutloud copyright letsgetiton marvingaye

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