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Ed Sheeran ‘sued for $100m for copying Marvin Gaye song’

LOS ANGELES: Ed Sheeran has reportedly been hit with a $100m (£76.5m) lawsuit for allegedly using many of the musical components in Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” for his 2014 hit, “Thinking Out Loud”. A lawsuit filed in the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York claims the "Shape of You" singer copied Gaye’s “melody, rhythms, harmonies, drums, bassline, backing chorus, tempo, syncopation and looping” for the single that appeared on his album X, according to gossip website TMZ. “Thinking Out Loud” reached No 1…