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After 5 years, the highly publicized legal battle between the Marvin Gaye estate and Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams has ended.

According to CNN, the Gaye family has been awarded $5 million after originally accusing Thicke and Williams of copyright infringement back in 2013.

The pair has been ordered to pay $2.9 million jointly, while Thicke owes an additional $1.7 million and Williams’ publishing company More Water From Nazareth owes an additional $357k.

CNN also reports, the family will earn 50% of future royalties.

Can, we say ca-ching?!

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4 thoughts on “Gaye Family Awarded $5 Million In ‘Blurred Lines’ Suit

  1. I’m glad I grew up with real musical genius like Prince, George Clinton, Bobb Marley, Marvin Gaye, James Brown. Never had 2 worried about were they get that idea because they had talent to create on these own.

  2. Well,Its a fact that Marvin Gaye stole the single Whats Going On but wrote album and took total credit for it and nothing was ever ssaid about it. He never wanted to acknowledge Benson of Four Tops as writer. That was real theft if ever.

  3. A lot young folks don’t know much about the music business.
    Rick James sue mc hammer for “you can’t touch this” which is copy from “super freak”
    Huey Lewis sued Ray Parker “Ghostbusters “ which is copy from ‘ i want a new drug”
    A lot of hard work goes in those studio and yes when you copy their work they the writers deserve to get paid

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