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Wiz Khalifa Releases 'Good For Us' Rapping Over Marvin Gaye 'Sexual Healing'

With all of the success of "See You Again" it could be easy for Wiz Khalifa to sit back, light up some green and watch the money pile up. He is probably doing a little bit of that, but the Pittsburgh rapper has not been idle this year, releasing a ...

T.I. Talks 'Blurred Lines' Verdict: Rapper Denies Stealing from Artists in His Career

There will continue to be fallout from the "Blurred Lines" lawsuit in the coming months, but T.I. doesn't seem too worried about it. The rapper, who contributed a verse to the tune, may be held accountable for infringing on Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give ...

John Legend on Robin Thicke 'Blurred Lines' Verdict: 'Slippery Slope'

John Legend recently expressed concern during the SXSW festival over the precedent the "Blurred Lines" verdict may cause for musicians in the future. He fears the verdict will lead to a "slippery slope." ...

Marvin Gaye Record Sales, "Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1)" Downloads Up Post-Robin Thicke Lawsuit Verdict

Music Times pointed out late last week, as part of our Back of The Billboards segment, that Marvin Gaye's greatest hits compilation Number 1s had probably received a healthy boost in sales thanks to the soul singer's prominence in music headlines in ...

Marvin Gaye Wins on Billboards as Well after 'Blurred Lines' Suit, as 2007 Greatest Hits Album Charts for First Time

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the ...

Pharrell Calls 'Blurred Lines' Verdict a "Handicap" to Musicians, Designers & Artists

For the first time since a jury ruled against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke in the now infamous "Blurred Lines" lawsuit brought by Marvin Gaye's family, the mega-producer himself is speaking out. In a new statement, Pharrell is deriding the ...

Marvin Gaye's Family Issues Open Letter on 'Blurred Lines' Verdict, Won't Seek Legal Action Against Pharrell's "Happy"

Marvin Gaye's family shared an open letter yesterday, March 18, regarding the recent verdict in the "Blurred Lines" lawsuit. A jury ruled that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams owed the family $7.4 million because the pair's hit copied Gaye's 1977 ...

Blurred Lines Trial: Marvin Gaye's Family Looking to Punish Labels, T.I.

The Marvin Gaye family are not satisfied with the $7.4 million settlement decision they just received from a jury over the unfair use of "Got to Give It Up" in Pharrell and Robin Thicke's 2013 summer hit "Blurred Lines." The family has filed new ...

Jay Z and Bruno Spoerri Split Royalties of 'Versus' 50-50 for Unlicensed Sample; Nothing on 'Blurred Lines' Penalty

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were certainly responsibly for the biggest copyright infraction decision of the last week, which allowed Jay Z to get away relatively headline-free for his settlement with jazz performer Bruno Spoerri over the track ...

Jermaine Dupri Says Ciara's New Song "I Bet" Sounds Like Usher's "U Got It Bad" Following "Blurred Lines" Lawsuit

Following the verdict in the "Blurred Lines" lawsuit, the Associated Press decided to get producer Jermaine Dupri's take on the matter. Dupri understood both sides, saying he could hear the similarities, but he never thought Pharrell Williams and ...

Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' Another Marvin Gaye Ripoff? His Family Thinks So...Another Lawsuit on The Way?

Pharrell Williams referred to the Marvin Gaye estate as greedy many months ago when referring to the family's lawsuit against himself and Robin Thicke over the similarities between their hit "Blurred Lines" and the soul icon's "Got To Give It Up." ...

Robin Thicke & Pharrell to Appeal 'Blurred Lines' Verdict: "We Owe It to Song Writers Around the World to Make Sure This Verdict Doesn't Stand."

Music industry insiders and journalists from all corners of the Internet are decrying the recent verdict in the "Blurred Lines" lawsuit, which states that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams owe Marvin Gaye's estate $7.4 million for similarities ...

Jury Decides Against Robin Thicke and Pharrell in "Blurred Lines" Lawsuit

There has been a lot of controversy concerning the similarities between 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams and Marvin Gaye's 1977 "Got to Give It Up." Today, March 10, a federal jury found "Blurred Lines" to be an ...

Miley Cyrus Inspiration for Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' According to Pharrell Williams in Lawsuit Testimony

Things have gotten exciting in the "Blurred Lines" trial as Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have entered the picture to offer testimony defending their hit song against claims from the Marvin Gaye estate that the no. 1 single is dangerously ...

Marvin Gaye/Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit Hits Roadblock as Audio Recordings Disallowed

Marvin Gaye's estate insists that "Blurred Lines," the top song of 2013 by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, is unmistakably similar to the soul singer's "Got To Give It Up," and indeed many who listen to the tracks will be able to hear the ...

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