Ed Sheeran Sued for Over Dhs73 Million

Ed Sheeran Sued for Over Dhs73 Million

09 Jun 2016

Photograph hitmaker accused for copying a song

Ed Sheeran has recently been sued $20 million (Dhs73,459,000) for copying X Factor winner Matt Cardle’s song.

The singer has been accused of making a note-for-note copy of Amazing, written by Matin Harrington and Thomas Leonard, which was released by Matt Cardle six years ago. The song in question in Photograph which has recently been used in the new movie Me Before You.

In the official documents, it states “The plaintiffs take issue with 39 notes in the chorus that share pitch, rhythmic duration, and placement in the measure. There is also a similarity of words, vocal style, vocal melody and rhythm.”