LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A new trial motion called a Los Angeles jury’s $7.4 million verdict finding the song “Blurred Lines” infringed on a Marvin Gaye hit “unfounded, illogical and a miscarriage of justice.” 320 more words
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Whether or not you think Pharrell and Robin Thicke stole “Got To Give It Up” from Marvin Gaye for “Blurred Lines” is irrelevant; a judge ordered the duo to “give up” $7.4 million in damages to the singer’s estate. 150 more words
Uptown Funk now has eleven writers on record, all because Bruno Mars doesn’t want there to be any possibility of a lawsuit.
At first, the hit single had just six songwriters attached to it: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, co-producer Jeffrey Bhasker, Phillip Lawrence, Trinidad James (whose real name is Nicholas Williams) and producer Devon Gallaspy. 188 more words
Author: Jon Siderits, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review
On March 10, 2015, a federal jury found that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams infringed a copyright owned by the heirs of Marvin Gaye, by copying substantially from Gaye’s song “Got to Give It Up” when they created their 2013 hit “Blurred Lines.” 2,828 more words
Could I just weigh in on the whole Blurred Lines Marvin Gaye plagiarism thing: what the actual fuck?
So in case you haven’t heard, Pharrell and Robin Thicke have been found guilty in court of Blurred Lines being a plagiarism of a song by Marvin Gaye. 1,332 more words