The late R&B icon Marvin Gaye returns to the Billboard charts in the wake of the landmark decision in his family’s favor against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke.
And he thinks the trial verdict may not just pertain to music, either.
For anyone who’s confused about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, Marvin Gaye’s children have written an open letter, which hopes to “set the record straight on a few misconceptions.” Specifically, rumors that they’re suing Pharrell.
A ruling in the family’s favor could block distribution of the song.
“We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure this verdict doesn’t stand,” said attorney Howard King.
After being awarded over $7 million this week and blocking sales of “Blurred Lines,” the Gaye family now has another song in their radar. Marvin Gaye’s daughter Nona is now saying she believes Pharrell’s hit […]
As an exercise in a terrible universe where lawsuits come at the drop of a hat because a song has the same “feel”, here are a bunch of people who could sue for millions for what “Uptown Funk” kinda sounds like:
The family of Marvin Gaye isn’t fully satisfied just yet, despite scoring a win in their lawsuit against “Blurred Lines” writers Robin Thicke and Pharrell that saw them award over $7 million. They want the […]
The jury ruled against Robin Thicke and Pharrell, who will have to pay over $1 million each.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Jurors determined Tuesday that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke lifted portions of a Marvin Gaye when they penned their chart-topping smash “Blurred Lines” and awarded $7 million in damages to the […]