Blurred Lines

The star producer reevaluates the substance of one of his most popular songs.

On Tuesday, 200 musicians, including R. Kelly, Earth Wind & Fire, Hans Zimmer, Jennifer Hudson, Three 6 Mafia, and a slew of other music industry titans, filed a brief in the Ninth Court of Appeals expressing concern over last year's ruling, during which Marvin Gaye's children won $7.4 million after suing the trio for copyright infringement.

Jan Gaye, wife of the late soul singer Marvin Gaye, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to talk about her new book, After the Dance: My Life with Marvin Gaye. Gaye explained she wanted to write the book to “correct some of the things that people think are true; other books that were written about Marvin […]

A Los Angeles jury “hates these blurred lines” too. It decided that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke owe the estate of singer/songwriter Marvin Gaye $7.3 million in damages for portions of their 2013 mega-hit “Blurred Lines” that were too similar to Gaye’s 1977 song “Got To Give It Up.” Reports CBS News: Gaye’s daughter Nona Gaye wept […]

Continuing Jimmy Fallon‘s “Music Room” tradition, blue-eyed soul singer Robin Thicke joined the ‘Late Night’ host and house band, The Roots, for a classroom rendition of his chart-topping smash, “Blurred Lines.” Using instruments such as the bongo, xylophone, melodica and maracas — and replacing T.I. with Black Thought, the hilarious jam session has been a […]