Ed Sheeran Wins 'Shape Of You' Copyright Case

The judge found that any similarities were not enough to be considered plagiarism. 

Ed Sheeran has won his UK High Court copyright case over his track 'Shape Of You'.

The singer and his co-writers - Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid and producer Steve McCutcheon - had been accused of copying part of a track by grime artist Sami Chokri.

But the judge has now found that any similarities with the 2015 song 'Oh Why' are not enough to be considered plagiarism. 

The singer hopes a ruling means baseless claims in the future can be avoided.

Speaking afterwards, Ed Sheeran says there are limited notes he can use:

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