Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams Ordered to Pay Marvin Gaye's Family for "Blurred Lines"

March 11, 2015

The Verdict is in and now Pharell Williams and Robin Thicke must pay 7.3 Million dollars to Marvin Gaye's family over their hit track "Blurred Lines". A  jury has found R&B singer/songwriter Robin Thicke and superproducer Pharrell Williams guilty of copyright infringement.a jury has found R&B singer/songwriter Robin Thicke and superproducer Pharrell Williams guilty of copyright infringement.They must now pay the money to Marvin Gaye's family for ripping off Marvin Gaye's 1977 classic "Got to Give It Up. Robin and Pharrell both denied stealing the track with Pharrell admitting there were some similarities between the two songs saying, “It sounds like you’re playing the same thing.” But, he claims they didn’t copy anything and that the tracks share “feel — not infringement.”with Pharrell admitting there were some similarities between the two songs saying, “It sounds like you’re playing the same thing.” But, he claims they didn’t copy anything and that the tracks share “feel"  not infringement.”

 

 It was also reported that there was another song in question by the Gaye estate. They claim Robin’s “Love After War” misappropriated Gaye’s “After The Dance" and they are seeking royalties for that track as well. But this trial stands firmly for the "Blurred Lines" Track. 

 

 

 

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