Ed did not copy Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On when composing Thinking Out Loud, a US court has ruled. The British singer-songwriter had denied stealing elements of the song for his 2014 worldwide hit – Sheeran, Warner Music Group and Sony Music Publishing had been taken to court by heirs of Gaye's co-writer Ed Townsend, who alleged that Sheeran and co owed them money for copyright infringement. Sheeran had said he would give up his music career if found guilty at the trial in New York but jurors ruled that he "independently" created his song. Speaking outside court, Sheeran said he was "obviously very happy" with the ruling. "It looks like I'm not going to have to retire from my day job after all," he said. "But at the same time I am absolutely frustrated that baseless claims like this are allowed to go to court at all… If the jury had decided this matter the other way we might as well say goodbye to the creative freedom of songwriters." Has he got a point? It seems every 6 months we report on the latest Pissed-Off Plaintiff v Sheeran and he always comes out on top. Read more here