Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to Face Marvin Gaye’s Family in Court Over Alleged ‘Blurred Lines’ Ripoff
It’s been a tough year for Thicke, and now some of that drama will carry over into 2015 when he faces the Gaye family in court.
In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.
The film topped the box office charts the week of its release, grossing over $94 million in its first weekend as well.
These songs came firing back into our lives through some strange pathways: a fictional chemist, an overzealous Celtics fan, blurry courtroom controversies and a Toyota commercial.
The Gaye family uses Thicke’s own words against him in the suit, pulling interview quotes they feel illustrate that the pop singer knew he was cribbing “Got to Give it Up” when he recorded “Blurred Lines.”
It may be Robin Thicke’s year on the charts, but it’s certainly not his year in the courts.
Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” may be the song of the summer, but some are saying that it’s not really his song. Namely, the family of Marvin Gaye.
On Michael Bolton’s latest Motown-infused record, he attempts to recreate Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell’s chemistry on his own version of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” with Kelly Rowland. But admitted to Radio.com it was no easy feat to reinvent their attraction.
Michael Bolton’s latest album, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Tribute to Hitsville, features songs by Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder. But don’t call it a covers album.
It’s Valentine’s Day and you’re in the mood for love. But what album should you put on during your romantic meal? With so many choices out there, we’ve narrowed it down to ten albums that will definitely help start the night right.