Eight minutes of pure (Slim) shade.
*supports ‘Blurred Lines’ instead of putting out new album*
This will be, um, interesting?
Remember how Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams got taken to court by the estate of Marvin Gaye over infringing Gaye’s classic track Got To Give It Up? They were found liable in the end and denied a retrial, and now footage from both Williams’ and Thicke’s depositions with Gaye’s lawyers has emerged. As revealed by
The copyright battle over the controversial 2013 song Blurred Lines is not over yet, as lawyers representing Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have returned to court to push for a new trial against the family of Marvin Gaye. In early March, a California jury ruled that Thicke, Williams, and T.I.’s hit song had copied elements
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,
In an admission that is both highly convenient and entirely plausible, Robin Thicke has claimed he was “high on Vicodin and alcohol” through much of 2013, including during the writing and recording of hit Blurred Lines which, as it turns out, he actually had very little to do with. The news comes via The Hollywood
US floral retailer 1-800-Flowers has partnered with Robin Thicke in creating a series of bouquets named after Thicke’s tunes. Though one of the first floral retailers ever to offer online service, the company has displayed a surprising shortsightedness in partnering with Thicke during a career low. The partnership comes as Thicke embarks on the publicity
Australians are just not that interested in Robin Thicke‘s ploy to get his estranged wife, Paula Patton, back. His latest album, a self-described declaration of love to his betrothed titled Paula, reportedly sold less than 54 copies here. According to News.com.au, Paula failed to crack the ARIA top 500 in its debut week. The album
Robin Thicke‘s ploy to get his estranged wife, Paula Patton, to return to him has hit a speed bump, commercially speaking. The singer’s latest album, a self-described declaration of love titled Paula, entered the Official UK Chart earlier this week at Number 200, after shifting just 530 copies total. After splitting from his wife of
Robin Thicke‘s management team have shown an incredibly poor sense of timing after teaming up with VH1 for a Twitter Q&A session with the singer. Thicke, who is currently promoting his new album, Paula, was met with a barrage of tweets disapproving of the subject matter in his songs. The singer’s public image is at
Robin Thicke‘s 2013 mega-hit Blurred Lines seemed to have made him as many enemies as it did fans, but the only fences the singer’s interested in mending are those between himself and estranged wife, Paula Patton. His latest effort? This on-the-nose video for new single Get Her Back. After debuting the apologetic track with a
Sia leads the list of winners in this year’s APRA Music Awards, making history as the first artist to win the coveted Songwriter Of The Year award two years running. APRA AMCOS announced the winners, who also included Vance Joy and Lorde, at their annual marquee event in Brisbane overnight, as they celebrated Australian songwriting
American soul singer Aloe Blacc, who will soon be touring the country alongside Common, Mos Def, and D’Angelo as part of the inaugural Soulfest, has offered his two cents on the controversy that has long surrounded Robin Thicke‘s 2013 smash Blurred Lines, which he says is damaging. Controversy and allegations of misogyny have long followed
Metallica, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke, and Lorde have been revealed as the latest addition to the performers list for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, set to take place at the Los Angeles Staples Center on 26th January. Also performing will be Daft Punk, Pharrell, Nile Rodgers, and more. Metallica last played at the Grammys in
Former Black Flag vocalist, artistic polymath, and the thinking man’s favourite alternative rock icon, Henry Rollins has taken Rolling Stone magazine to task for their coverage of pop acts such as Daft Punk, Miley Cyrus, and Robin Thicke, in an interview with the famed magazine itself. “I’ve never heard Daft Punk,” opens Rollins. “I’ve never
Future world-dominators Google have unveiled their global Top Charts for 2013, revealing what Australians and the rest of the world searched for the most this year, with Psy, Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis dominating the music-oriented countdowns. Amid dead celebrities, The Block, and “What is Twerking?”, it seems Australians were still