Woman jailed for playing Ed Sheeran song loud and on repeat

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 15:  Recording artist Ed Sheeran performs onstage during Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds on May 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 15: Recording artist Ed Sheeran performs onstage during Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds on May 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

An English judge handed down an eight-week jail sentence Monday to a woman who played an Ed Sheeran song at top volume and on repeat for an hour, according to multiple reports.

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Sonia Bryce, 36, played Sheeran's "Shape of You" on repeat, despite complaints from her neighbors and their five children, The Telegraph reported.

“I used to like Ed Sheeran but I’ve taken him off my playlist,” neighbor Clare Tidmarsh told the newspaper. “It drove us crazy,"

As part of her defense, The Telegraph reported Bryce claimed “that she does not actually like Ed Sheeran that much.”

Bryce's landlords, Walsall Housing Group Ltd, got a court order last year that barred the Walsall woman from "creating a nuisance or annoyance," ITV News reported. She violated the injunction several times and was sentenced to six weeks in jail last December, according to the news station.

"You must learn that you should behave as a reasonable and responsible adult, and not make life for your neighbors the misery that you have," Judge Philip Gregory of Walsall County Court told Bryce on Monday, according to The Telegraph.

"Everybody is entitled to live in a degree of peace and quiet with the usual give and take of society, but you do not behave like a civilized person, and you have got to learn that you will," he said.

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