The battle between the Marvin Gaye estate and “Blurred Lines” writers Robin Thicke and Pharrell is not over yet.
Over lugubrious ’80s production they trade hooks about lighting candles and asking girls to grab their “love handles.”
This ranking of all of Justin Timberlake’s songs takes into consideration his frequent production partnerships with Timbaland and Pharrell, along with his important contributions to the genre of pop music.
And he thinks the trial verdict may not just pertain to music, either.
Rihanna was the recipient of the honor in 2014.
For anyone who’s confused about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, Marvin Gaye’s children have written an open letter, which hopes to “set the record straight on a few misconceptions.” Specifically, rumors that they’re suing Pharrell.
A ruling in the family’s favor could block distribution of the song.
But they’re not considering litigation… yet.
“We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure this verdict doesn’t stand,” said attorney Howard King.