Musician Ed Sheeran was found not liable of copyright infringement for Marvin Gaye’s Song “Let’s Get it On,” which he was accused of copying for his song “Thinking Out Loud.”


Ed Sheeran performed an impromptu gig before fans in the streets of New York on Friday (5 May) following his legal victory.The singer-songwriter had been sued for allegedly plagiarising Marvin Gaye’s 1973 hit “Let’s Get it On” in his 2014 track “Thinking Out Loud”. This week, a jury ruled in favour of Sheeran.Sheeran, whose latest album – (Subtract) was released on Friday, played music before fans outside his American Express pop-up in Manhattan’s SoHo area.The musician climbed atop a parked car during the performance, which began with his recent single “Boat”.Fans gathered around the musician and captured the moment on their cameraphones.