Ed Sheeran not guilty in copyright trial surrounding Marvin Gaye’s ‘Let’s Get It On’ #Shorts

A jury ruled Ed Sheeran did not copy Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" classic for his 2014 record "Thinking Out Loud."

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A jury concluded Thursday that British singer Ed Sheeran didn’t steal key components of Marvin Gaye’s classic 1970s tune “Let’s Get It On” when he created his hit song “Thinking Out Loud.” As the New York jury answered the single question of whether Sheeran proved he didn’t infringe upon the copyright in the affirmative, the crooner briefly put his hands over his face in relief before standing and hugging his lawyer.

The verdict came after a two-week trial that featured a courtroom performance by Sheeran as the singer insisted, sometimes angrily, that the trial was a threat to all musicians who create their own music.

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  1. Honestly it’s ridiculous that he has to miss her funeral for this. That’s just unbelievable cruel. I couldn’t imagine not getting to say goodbye to my grandmother when she passed.

    1. The legal system never fails to disappoint. You’re no longer a human at this point, you are a number. A case number.

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