A $100 Million Jury Trial for "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran is Forthcoming.

By Aazam

It is claimed in the case that Sheeran plagiarized the melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, instrumental, and dynamic aspects of the 1973 hit song "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye

A federal judge in Manhattan authorized additional legal proceedings against the 31-year-old singer-songwriter on Thursday

which has been charged with using parts of Marvin Gaye's 1973 song "Let's Get It On" as inspiration for writing his 2014 smash, "Thinking Out Loud

There was "no bright-line rule," according to Judge Louis Stanton, and the matter would have to be decided by a jury

The judge stated that there is "no clear-cut rule that the combination of two dangerous parts is inadequate to produce an independent work

A work may be protected by copyright even if it is made up entirely of unprotected components

In 2016, a dispute developed between Sheeran and the late song's co-author Ed Townsend's estate

The mega single from Sheeran's X album allegedly borrows melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, instrumental, and dynamic components from Gaye's compositions, according to Structured Asset Sales

Sheeran has already been charged with stealing music from other artists