Ed Sheeran wins trial over plagiarism claim by Sami Switch.

Ed Sheeran has won his High Court copyright trial against two songwriters who claimed he ripped off part of one of their songs for his huge 2017 hit 'Shape Of You'.

Sheeran and two of his co-writers - Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid and producer Steve McCutcheon, known as Steve Mac - had been accused of plagiarising part of a track called 'Oh Why' by Sami Chokri, a grime artist who performs as Sami Switch.

Mr Justice Zacaroli says Sheeran "neither deliberately nor subconsciously" copied a phrase from the song when writing Shape Of You.

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