Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” hit has sparked a flurry of legal back and forth between the artists and the estate of Marvin Gaye. The pair were ordered to pay $5 million to the late R&B legend’s estate over of one of his most popular dance tunes.
It seems the five-year old battle over Robin Thicke’s biggest hit, “Blurred Lines,” is over. The family of Marvin Gaye has been awarded a win in the most recent appeal case.
The controversy surrounding “Blurred Lines” and whether its creators (Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams) owe Marvin Gaye’s family cash money isn’t going away anytime soon. A judge shaved about $2M off the original $7.4M verdict in favor of the late singer’s family, and added 50% of future earnings from the song, too.
On March 25, The Daily Mail ran an article that seemingly detailed internal feuding between Marvin Gaye’s family in the wake of their successful “Blurred Lines” money. The report particularly highlighted Zeola Gaye as being bitter for not receiving any share of the awarded $7.4 million, seeing that she actually sung on the track “Got […]
As the “Blurred Lines” court proceedings are underway yet again, one thing both parties of the lawsuit can agree on is that the hit was the biggest thing poppin’ two years ago.
It appears that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ “Blurred Lines” lawsuit isn’t going away anytime soon. Yesterday, October 30, U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt denied the two pop stars’ motion for summary judgment, which means the case will live to see another day. Or many days.
In his testimony from the lawsuit against Marvin Gaye’s children, Robin Thicke admitted he was “high on Vicodin and alcohol” during the creation of his award-winning song, “Blurred Lines.”
We’ve just learned the science behind Pharrell’s musical genius, and we’ve got to admit, his technique is pretty wicked considering the long list of chart-topping hits he’s managed to round up.
Pharrell Williams didn’t take home an Academy Award last night, but he’s still winning. Last night’s ( March 2) Oscars ceremony added to what has become one of the best runs in Williams’ career to date.
Marvin Gaye, the late R&B legend, became a part of recent conversation after a lawsuit surrounding Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” smash hit. Marvin Gaye’s children sued record company EMI for not suing Thicke over using elements of their father’s music, but have settled with the company in the complicated matter.
Following an awe-inspiring year, it was only right that Pharrell Williams covered Complex Magazine’s “Best Of 2013” issue. The Neptune producer discussed everything under the sun, from his creative outlook to if he regrets any past fashion decisions.
We know a thirst trap when we see one. Case in point, Emily Ratajkowski, the star of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” video, who was recently profiled in GQ magazine.