Ed Sheeran wins copyright case over 2017 hit 'Shape of You'

Grammy Award-winning songwriter Ed Sheeran won a UK copyright battle on Wednesday over his 2017 hit "Shape of You"

then described it as a "culture" of baseless lawsuits aimed at raking in money from eager artists. Had to squeeze. To avoid the expense of a test.

The British pop star and his co-writer, Snow Patrol's John McDaid and producer Steven McCutcheon,

denied allegations that the song had copied part of 2015's "Oh Why" by Sami Chokri, who performed under the name Sami Switch. Is.

“While we are clearly pleased with the outcome, it seems to me that such claims are now very common and have become a culture where claims are made with

the idea that settlement will be cheaper than taking them to court, even if There's no basis for the claim,"

Sheerhan said in a video posted on Twitter. "It's really damaging to the songwriting industry."

Andrew Sutcliffe, attorney for the co-authors of "Oh Why," argued that there was "undeniable similarity between the works." 

 He claimed that "oh why" was in Sheeran's head "consciously or unconsciously" when "Shape of You" was written in 2016.