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  • Jurors hit Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams with $7.4-million verdict

    Jurors hit Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams with $7.4-million verdict
    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...
  • 'Blurred Lines' verdict blurs artistic lines

    'Blurred Lines' verdict blurs artistic lines
    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...
  • Jury finds Pharrell, Thicke copied for 'Blurred Lines' song

    A jury awarded Marvin Gaye's children nearly $7.4 million Tuesday after determining singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied their father's music to create "Blurred Lines," the biggest hit song of 2013. Gaye's daughter Nona Gaye wept as the...
  • How the 'Blurred Lines' case could have chilling effect on creativity

    How the 'Blurred Lines' case could have chilling effect on creativity
    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. Testimony in...
  • Deliberations in 'Blurred Lines' case to resume Tuesday

    A jury has completed its first full day of deliberations in a copyright infringement case in which Marvin Gaye's family claims the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" copied their father's music. The eight-person panel left Friday afternoon after being told by U.S....
  • Jury hears closing arguments in 'Blurred Lines' case

    Singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lied about how they crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" and should be financially punished for using music by Marvin Gaye, a lawyer for the late singer's family told a jury Thursday. An attorney for Williams...
  • Robin Thicke dances, plays piano in court over 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit

    Robin Thicke dances, plays piano in court over 'Blurred Lines' lawsuit
    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...
  • Copyright trial over Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' to wrap up

    Copyright trial over Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' to wrap up
    An attorney representing Marvin Gaye's family told jurors on Thursday that they should award millions of dollars in damages for copyright infringement by the 2013 song "Blurred Lines"‎ of Gaye's 1977 chart-topper "Got to Give it Up." Richard Busch,...
  • 'Blurred Lines' trial: Colorful testimony, big names, serious issue

    'Blurred Lines' trial: Colorful testimony, big names, serious issue
    Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in a colorful courtroom drama that pits some big names in the music industry against the family of the late music legend Marvin Gaye. Here's a breakdown of the trial and the issues behind it as reported by the...
  • Robin Thicke's dad says 'Blurred Lines' dispute likely to end in settlement with Marvin Gaye's family

    Robin Thicke's dad says 'Blurred Lines' dispute likely to end in settlement with Marvin Gaye's family
    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...
  • Pharrell Williams denies 'Blurred Lines' copied Marvin Gaye song

    Pharrell Williams denies 'Blurred Lines' copied Marvin Gaye song
    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." ...