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Ed Sheeran won “Shape of You” plagiarism case

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Ed Sheeran won “Shape of You” plagiarism case

The popular British singer Ed Sheeran won a plagiarism trial. The singer was accused of copyright infringement when writing the track Shape of you. Sami Chokri, who goes by the stage name Sami Switch, and music producer Ross O’Donoghue filed the plagiarism lawsuit. In their opinion, Ed Sheeran borrowed the chorus of their song Oh Why.

During the meeting, which held in the High Court of London, the judge recognized, that although there are similarities between the phrases in the songs, there are also significant differences. The court dismissed the claim for plagiarism of the hit Shape of You, reports gazeta.ru.

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