Ed Sheeran has said he will quit music if he loses his copyright trial.The singer-songwriter is currently being sued for alleged copyright infringement over his song “Thinking Out Loud”.

It is claimed that Sheeran plagiarised elements of Marvin Gaye’s 1973 soul classic “Let’s Get it On”in his 2014 hit. Sheeran has denied the claims.Speaking in Manhattan court on Monday (1 May), Sheeran reportedly said of a prospective guilty verdict (according to MailOnline): “If that happens, I’m done, I’m stopping.”The singer-songwriter was addressing the toll that the court procedings had taken on him.