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Marvin Gaye Shoots Back on the Charts Following ‘Blurred Lines’ Decision

The late R&B icon Marvin Gaye returns to the Billboard charts in the wake of the landmark decision in his family’s favor against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke.

03/24/2015

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Pharrell Warns of Future Music Industry ‘Frozen in Litigation’ After ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict

And he thinks the trial verdict may not just pertain to music, either.

03/19/2015

Pharrell Williams (Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Lawyer for Pharrell, Eagles and John Lennon Threatens to Sue YouTube for $1 Billion

A new group has singled out YouTube over other sharing services for a slew of reasons, including “their attitude.”

12/22/2014

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Scott Weiland Locked Up In the Studio, Not Jail, Contrary to Previous Reports

Scott Weiland has landed himself in hot water once again. Weiland is in custody for burglary and possession of a controlled substance.

08/22/2014

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Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow Are Getting A Divorce

Another chunk of the universal heart just fell off today, as Gwynth Paltrow announced via Faceook/GOOP/mass email that she and Coldplay’s Chris Martin will be undergoing a “conscious uncoupling.”

03/25/2014

Beastie Boys (Nathanial Hornblower/Nasty Little Man)

GoldieBlox Issues Formal Apology to Beastie Boys

“We know this is only one of the many mistakes we’re bound to make as we grow our business,” GoldieBlox wrote on their website. “The great thing about mistakes is how much you can learn from them.”

03/19/2014

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Beastie Boys Reach Settlement With GoldieBlox Over ‘Girls’ Lawsuit

The Beastie Boys have settled with GoldieBlox for an undisclosed amount over the toy company’s use of their song “Girls” in a parody video ad.

03/18/2014

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NFL Demands $16.6 Million from M.I.A.

The singer’s response calls out the NFL for “profane, bawdy, lascivious, demeaning and/or unacceptable behavior” by everyone from the players to performers picked to perform the halftime show.

03/18/2014

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Justin Bieber Turns Himself Into Toronto Police on Assault Charges

According to CNN, the assault charge stems from an encounter with a limousine driver last month. It’s the pop star’s second arrest this week.

01/29/2014

From left: Lil Twist (via David Livingston/Getty Images); Khalil (mugshot via Miami PD); Lil Za (via Bryan Steffy/WireImage)

Justin Bieber’s Party Posse: A Primer on Khalil, Lil Za & Lil Twist

There’s a not-insignificant, less-asked question about these recent troubles: Why do these young, significantly less famous black artists — Khalil, Lil Za and Lil Twist — keep getting jailed up in Bieber’s wake?

01/23/2014

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