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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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Taylor Swift Lands The No. 1 Spot On Billboard's Top Earners Of 2015 — But The Rest Of The Top 10 May Surprise You! See The Full List!

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Taylor Swift had one hell of a 2015!

With the mega success of her Grammy-winning album 1989, and her epically lucrative 1989 World Tour, the New Romantics songstress was the top earner of last year!

Swifty absolutely slayed the competition, earning a whopping $73.5 million largely thanks to her tour — which cashed in $61.7M for her 2015 haul.

Related: Taylor & Gigi Hadid Almost Got Kicked Out Of Coachella!

But other factors like album sales and streaming sales helped — and even Ryan Adams' 1989 cover album helped make the pop star the top earner of publishing royalties!

While Swift's success isn't that surprising, the rest of the top ten earners may be…

Coming in at number 2 is

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Adele, Justin Bieber, & Taylor Swift Lead The Nominees For This Year's Billboard Music Awards — Check Out The Full List!

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The Billboard Music Awards are right around the corner!

There are plenty of great artists out there, but Billboard honors the best of the best with their awards, from new talent to top sellers.

Related: MTV Movie Awards 2016: The Complete Winner's List!

Because there's a lot of focus on popularity — this is Billboard after all — it's no surprise Taylor Swift, Adele, Justin Bieber, and Fetty Wap all got a TON of nominations for various categories!

The nominations were announced on Good Morning America Monday morning, and you can check out the full list of nominees (below)!

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Meghan Trainor Would LOVE To Go To Prom With Ed Sheeran! Watch Her Say Yes For Once In Adorable Interview!

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Remember last year when Ed Sheeran said that he'd TOTALLY take Meghan Trainor to prom?! Well the Dear Future Husband singer has a response for the ginger star!

Meghan recently stopped by KISS FM UK to help promote her upcoming album, Thank You, and got to dishing on several interesting topics, including family, writing music, and even really wanting to join The X Factor U.K.

Related: Pentatonix Covers Meghan Trainor's No Is Aca-Perfection!

The most interesting thing that came out of the interview though was when Trainor was asked asked whether she'd be interested in Sheeran taking her to prom!

Instead of telling him her number was No, the pop singer responded:

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Bridget Jones Is Back — And She's Got A Bun In The Oven! See The First Trailer For Bridget Jones's Baby HERE!

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Bridget Jones in no way has everything under control — she's single again (NO! What happened with Colin Firth?!) and she's pregnant.

WHA??

Related: Bridget Jones's Baby Has THREE Different Endings

Renee Zellweger returns to the beloved character for more hilarity, more romance, and more impeccable fake British accents — just in time for motherhood in Bridget Jones's Baby!

Ch-ch-check out Renee, Colin, Ed Sheeran, Emma Thompson, and Patrick Dempsey in the HIGHlarious first trailer (below)!

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EXCLUSIVE! Let Jamie Lawson Warm You Up With His Acoustic Performance Of Cold In Ohio!

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This is Cold AND hot! How is that possible??

Jamie Lawson came by for an exclusive performance, and we could not take our eyes or ears off him!

With just an acoustic guitar and his gorgeous voice, the Ed Sheeran find gave us a performance of the lovely Cold In Ohio!

Related: Hear More Jamie HERE!

Ch-ch-check it out and get warmed up (above)!

You can see the British crooner on tour throughout North America with Vance & Joy at the moment and pick up his fantastic self-titled album HERE!

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EXCLUSIVE! Always Expect A Fun Performance From Jamie Lawson — Watch His Fantastic Acoustic Version Of Wasn't Expecting That!

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This is one fantastic acoustic!

Jamie Lawson came to PerezTV to perform his first single, Wasn't Expecting That, and we are LOVING his debut!!

Of course, he was handpicked by Ed Sheeran to be the first artist signed to the superstar's Gingerbread Man Records label imprint, so it's no wonder that Lawson has got it going on — he's learning from the best!

Related: Hear More Jamie HERE!

Word is, Jamie is SUPER important to Ed, and Jamie's success is felt very seriously by his famous label boss — but that success will come easy, because Lawson is insanely talented, with a beautiful voice, to boot!

The British singer is currently on tour with Vance & Joy, roaming around America proving himself to his fans and more!

He's the perfect artist on which to jump in early!! What'd U think of his debut single (above)?!

For more on Jamie Lawson's music and career, CLICK HERE!

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