According to The Hollywood Reporter, NME and Nashville newspaper The Tennessean songwriter Ed Sheeran is being sued by two Australians over a song he wrote for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. The song is called The Rest of Our Life and it was released by Tim and Faith in 2017.
The two Australians who filed the lawsuit are Sean Carey and Beau Golden and they claim that their song, When I Found You is similar the song that Ed co-wrote.
Also named in the suit are Ed’s writing partners Johnny McDaid, Steve Mac and Amy Wadge as well as their respective publishing companies.
Carey and Golden are seeking at least $5m in damages, a share of royalties plus an injunction permanently blocking the use of the song. This isn’t the first time that the red-haired English songwriter has been accused of copying another artist.
WATCH THE VIDEO FOR FAITH AND TIM’S SONG WRITTEN BY ED HERE:
WATCH THE VIDEO FOR THE SONG WRITTEN BY SEAN CAREY AND BEAU GOLDEN (AS PERFORMED BY JASMINE RAE) HERE: