Marvin Gaye

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12/13/18-Marvin Gaye settlement

(CNN) A five-year legal battle over the copyright of the hit song "Blurred Lines" has ended with Marvin Gaye's family being awarded a final judgment of nearly $5 million against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams. The pair had been accused of copyright infringement for their 2013 single because of the similarities to Gaye's 1977 hit "Got to Give It Up." Gaye died in 1984 after being shot to death by […]

todayDecember 13, 2018

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3/13/15-Stevie sides with Thicke

Stevie Wonder has commented on the 'Blurred Lines' vs 'Got To Give It Up' court case. The music legend says the court made the wrong decision. 'I don't think it's a steal from Marvin Gaye,' Wonder told TMZ. 'I've been through lawsuits for songs and all that. I think that the groove is very similar but you have to remember he is a big fan of Marvin Gaye's so that's […]

todayMarch 13, 2015

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11/29/13-Marvin Gaye lawsuits

Marvin Gaye III has upped the lawsuit anti against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams in a new filing that claims they stole elements of four Marvin Gaye recordings. The Gaye estate had previously filed a suit against Thicke over the song "Got to Give It Up" and Thicke's "Blurred Lines." The new lawsuit includes that recording along with three more, alleging that parts of "After the Dance" were used in […]

todayNovember 29, 2013

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12/3/12 – Lenny Kravitz as Marvin Gaye?

Marvin Gaye's son doesn't want Lenny Kravitz to portray his late father in a biopic he calls 'shameful'. Lenny has been tipped to play the Motown star in an upcoming film which is said to focus on Marvin's life in the '80s and his battle with drug abuse and depression. Son Marvin Gaye III is said to be against the making of the movie, which has the working title "Sexual […]

todayDecember 3, 2012

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7/19/12 – Motown coming to Broadway!

The story of Motown is coming to Broadway with a book by Berry Gordy and the music that made Detroit famous. Gordy is the focal point for the show which is being produced by Berry, Kevin McCollum (Rent, In the Heights) and Sony Music Chairman and CEO Doug Morris. "MOTOWN" will feature a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the Motown legendary catalogue, featuring dozens of hit […]

todayJuly 19, 2012

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