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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 ...

The 13 Songs of D'Angelo's 'Voodoo': Ranked for its 15th Anniversary

Today, Jan. 25, marks the 15th anniversary of D'Angelo's classic sophomore album, "Voodoo," which combined R&B, funk, soul and hip-hop in such an experimental and masterful way that it came to be seen at the crowning achievement of neo-soul, a ...

'Guardians of The Galaxy' Soundtrack: 'Awesome Mix Vol. 1' Goes Platinum...Fans Looking Forward to Sequel, 'Vol. 2'

Something skipped the attention of both Billboard and ourselves when reporting the Billboard 200 and album sales totals this week: Guardians of The Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1 broke the million-albums sales mark last week with its 35,000 haul last ...

Eminem, Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Marvin Gaye Recordings Used for Illegal Prison Mixtapes...Universal Music Bringing Lawsuit

No good deed goes unpunished. Or at least no profitable act disguised as a good deed goes unpunished. The Centric Group and Keefe Groups, two of several such institutions cited by Billboard, have been selling "care packages" to families of ...

Miguel Drops Surprise 'Art Dealer Chic' EP, Three Tracks Follow 2012's 'Kaleidoscope Dream' [LISTEN]

Miguel wants to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. The R&B singer dropped three new tunes in the form of an EP today (Dec. 19). The untitled effort is the first new music since Miguel's 2012 LP 'Kaleidoscope Dream,' aside from guest spots on tracks ...

10 Best Cover Songs Of 2014: Lorde, Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus, And More [LISTEN]

Because cover songs don't garner nearly as much traction on the radio or the charts as they once did, artists these days treat them more like fun little experiments, where they can try out things they normally wouldn't on one of their albums or ...

Jimmy Fallon and Steve Carrell Cover Marvin Gaye's 'Sexual Healing' in Barbershop Quartet The Ragtime Gals [WATCH]

Jimmy Fallon has done it again. The 'Tonight Show' host and his Ragtime Gals, featuring the talents of Steve Carell, transformed Marvin Gaye's 1982 soul hit "Sexual Healing" into a Barbershop masterpiece. While the skit is extremely funny, like most ...

Kygo Teases New Single 'Firestone' Featuring Conrad [WATCH]

Dance music's new golden boy, Norwegian producer Kygo has previewed a new song on his Facebook. "Firestone" featuring 300-signed Australian singer Conrad will be released according to Dancing Astronaut on Dec. 2 exclusively via Spotify. The preview ...

5 Covers Celebrating 50 Years of Marvin Gaye's "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)": James Taylor, Michael Bublé and More

Fifty years ago on this date Marvin Gaye entered the charts with "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)". The track was far from his first on the Motown label but it did have the most chart success among the singles he had released up to that point, ...

Taylor Swift Donating "Welcome to New York" Download Profits to New York City Public School System

Our natural reaction to someone else's massive success is to be bitter and assume the worst about their product ("haters gonna hate") but Taylor Swift is making things difficult for us. The star announced October 29 that all of the proceeds from her ...

Robin Thicke, Pharrell May Lose "Blurred Lines" Lawsuit, Judge Believes It Rips Off Marvin Gaye

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams' "Blurred Lines" lawsuit is starting to look like it won't end in their favor. According to The Hollywood Reporter, U.S. District Judge John Kronstadt has denied Thicke and Williams' motion for a summary judgment in ...

Aretha Franklin On New Diva Covers Album: "I Like The Whole CD, From Cut To Cut"

Aretha Franklin latest album, Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics, was released Tuesday on vinyl and will be available digitally and in stores on Oct. 21. In a new interview with Billboard, she says the cover project, which features tracks ...

Robin Thicke Responds to Drug Addiction Admission, "Blurred Lines" Deposition Release in Statement

Yesterday (Sept. 15), there was a big shake up in Robin Thicke's camp when his deposition from the "Blurred Lines"/Marvin Gaye "Got To Give It Up" lawsuit was released to the public. Now, his lawyers are firing back saying the release of the ...

Robin Thicke Admits Stealing Songwriting Credits, Drug Addiction and Reason for Paula Patton Split in 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit Deposition

The lawsuit between Marvin Gaye's family over copyright infringement for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams' "Blurred Lines" has just gotten a lot messier. Today (Sept. 15), transcripts of Thicke's and Pharrell's depositions were released, and there ...

Marvin Gaye's Children Use Mash Up Audio To Prove Robin Thicke’s 'Blurred Lines' Is A Remake

Marvin Gaye's children hope to prove the songs are identical by laying Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" vocals directly over the instrumental version of "Got To Give It Up." ...

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