Marvin Gaye family Estate Is Placing A Lawsuit On Singer Ed Sheeran For Copyright Issues Of Hit Single "Let's Get On"
|Marvin Gaye family Estate Is Placing A Lawsuit On Singer Ed |
Sheeran For Copyright Issues Of Hit Single "Let's Get On"
Ed Townsend and Gaye co-wrote the song. Both are deceased , and Townsend's heirs are now suing Sheeran.
Sheeran's been accused of similar tactics in the past. He was sued back in June for allegedly ripping off chunks of another songwriter's work for his song, "Photograph."
The lawsuit comes amid a flurry of infringement suits in the music world, including a landmark verdict last year in favor of Gaye's heirs who sued over separate songs.
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The lawyer in this case is the same one who emerged victorious in the lawsuit against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, in another copyright case stating their already controversial hit, “Blurred Lines” ripped off a song by, you guessed it, Marvin Gaye.