| Mar 19, 2015
| 11:53 AM
Marvin Gaye's family wants to put a stop to "Blurred Lines."
Gaye's children filed an injunction in court Tuesday to prevent the copying, distributing and performing of the hit song featuring Pharrell, Robin Thicke and T.I.
Pharrell and Thicke were...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:03 PM
Attorneys for the family of late musician Marvin Gaye have asked a federal judge to block the sale, distribution and performance of the hit 2013 song “Blurred Lines,” after last week’s jury verdict that the tune infringed on Gaye’s...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 5:50 PM
In the moments following the verdict that awarded the Marvin Gaye estate $7.3 million in a copyright infringement suit against musicians Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, the outraged comparisons looped through social media. Imagine, someone wrote on...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Have a hit, get a writ.
That music-industry axiom is one way to understand the legal battle between Marvin Gaye's heirs and two recent chart-toppers, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. The Gaye family accused Thicke and Williams of plagiarizing one...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 4:42 PM
A federal jury found Tuesday that the 2013 hit song "Blurred Lines" infringed on the Marvin Gaye chart-topper "Got to Give It Up," awarding nearly $7.4 million to Gaye's children.
Jurors found against singer-songwriters Pharrell Williams and Robin...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:47 PM
There's a reason the vast majority of musical infringement cases in the music world don’t end up in front of a jury.
Count Robin Thicke among those artists who likely wonder what in the world he got himself into after a Los Angeles federal jury...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:30 AM
The weeklong trial has featured pop singer Robin Thicke sidling up to a piano to play songs by U2, the Beatles and Michael Jackson. Superstar producer Pharrell Williams attempted under oath to parse the difference between vibe and theft.
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:26 AM
Producer Pharrell Williams testified Wednesday that he may have been channeling the "feel" of Marvin Gaye and the late 70s, but he did not specifically discuss or have the late musician in mind when he wrote the hit 2013 song "Blurred Lines." ...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:45 PM
The stage was a witness box barely 3 feet wide, but Robin Thicke sang, played the piano and even danced a little in his seat during his testimony Wednesday for his copyright trial against Marvin Gaye's children.
Thicke took the stand in a federal...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:02 PM
Singer Robin Thicke’s dispute over whether his six-times-platinum No. 1 “Blurred Lines” plagiarized the late R&B great’s “Got to Give It Up” is likely to end up in some type of settlement “not unlike what Sam...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Gwen Stefani and Snoop Dogg were just a few of the acts that took to the stage in a week of posh parties all over town in the days leading up to Sunday’s Grammy Awards.
Late Thursday, as rehearsals were in full gear at...