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Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ Appeal Gains Support from Over 200 Artists

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UPDATE: Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. must be pleased as punch right now about appealing the verdict that made them owe a TON of money over “Blurred Lines.” If they had any doubts about if they made the right choice, those concerns must be gone now that they have over 200 other artists voicing their support. That’s right. On ...

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Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Argue to Overturn Ruling that ‘Blurred Lines’ Rips Off Marvin Gaye

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Earlier on this year, Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I. were hit with some serious fees over their song “Blurred Lines.” They were found guilty of ripping off Marvin Gaye‘s 1977 song “Got to Give it Up.” As punishment, Williams, Thicke and T.I. had to pay Marvin Gaye’s family $5.3 million in damages as well as 50 percent of the ...

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Kanye West Somehow Managed to Pass Up Michael Jackson on the Billboard Charts

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It’s a sad world we live in–Kanye West has just overtaken Michael Jackson on the Billboard charts. West was previously tied with Jackson and Frankie Vallie at 39 hits each, but his latest collaboration with ScHoolboy Q on the song “The Part” has scraped by to the number 40 spot on the Billboard 100.   However, he still has more to ...

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Gaye Family Asks For New “Blurred Lines” Trial

The battle over “Blurred Lines” isn’t over yet. After Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were ordered to pay $7.4 million for infringing copyright less than two months ago, the family of late soul legend Marvin Gaye is asking for a new trial. Motions were filed Friday, May 1 and will be considered at an oral hearing on June 29. The ...

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