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Pharrell Williams has issued a warning after losing a multimillion-dollar plagiarism suit over the Robin Thicke song, Blurred Lines. In Williams’ first interview since last week’s proceedings, which saw him and Thicke fined USD$7.3 million for copying elements of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 song Got To Give It Up, he said the ruling will destroy creativity.
Following their win in a copyright case about the similarities between Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I.’s Blurred Lines and Marvin Gaye’s 1977 song Got To Give It Up, the Gaye family are now seeking to halt all further sales of the song. “We’ll be asking the court to enter an injunction prohibiting the further
After losing a multi-million dollar plagiarism lawsuit earlier today, Blurred Lines co-creators Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and rapper T.I. have hit back with a joint statement saying that the ruling — which found that Blurred Lines copied ideas from a Marvin Gaye track — “sets a horrible precedent for music and creativity going forward”. In
A California jury has reached a verdict in the case between the family of the late Marvin Gaye and the creators of 2013 song Blurred Lines, ordering Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke to pay USD$7.3 million to Gaye’s family for copying elements of his 1977 song Got To Give It Up. Gaye’s family sued Thicke,
Robin Thicke, T.I and Pharrell Williams have launched a preemptive lawsuit against Marvin Gaye‘s family after they sought to prove Thicke’s mega hit Blurred Lines blurs the lines between copyright infringement and fair use. The controllers of Marvin Gaye’s estate and Bridgeport Music, which includes ownership over music produced by Gaye and Funkadelic, suggested that
The founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy, is, according to reports, putting together a musical that will tell the story of the 81-year-old’s life.