Ed Sheeran Says He’ll Quit Music if He Loses Copyright Lawsuit

He's defending himself against claims that his hit "Thinking Out Loud"is a rip-off of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On".

Ed Sheeranhas been in court defending himself against claims that his hit “Thinking Out Loud”is a rip-off of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On”.  And this week, he raised the stakes.  Ed’s lawyer asked him what he would do if the court rules against him.  And he said, quote, “If that happens, I’m done, I’m stopping.  I find it to be really insulting.  I work really hard to be where I’m at.” Ed is being sued by a company called Structured Asset Sales, who bought one-third of the shares of the song from the family of Ed Townsend. . . who co-wrote Let’s Get It On”.