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Ed Sheeran Sued For $20 Million For Ripping Off THIS X Factor Winner's Song! Listen & Compare For Yourself!

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A photograph is worth a thousand words — but for Ed Sheeran, it might cost millions!

The musician is being sued for $20 million over his 2015 smash hit Photograph for allegedly "verbatim, note-for-note copying" it!

Songwriters Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard say Sheeran's x single ripped off their song Amazing — which was recorded and released as a single by X Factor winner Matt Cardle in 2012.

Related: Justin Bieber Sued For Ripping Off Indie Pop Singer!

The lawsuit states the two songs have the same chord progressions and musical notation — particularly the chorus, which allegedly shares 39 identical notes in pitch, rhythmic duration and placement in the measure.

According to a complaint issued by the plaintiffs:

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