Posts tagged "Marvin Gaye"

Is Rihanna’s ‘BBHMM’ a Rip-Off from Houston Singer Just Brittany’s ‘Betta Have My Money’?

Queen Rihanna is being accused of plagiarizing her hit song "Bitch Better Have My Money" from fans of Houston singer Just Brittany.

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / April 4, 2015

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict: Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Ordered to Pay $7.3 Million for Copyright Infringement

The verdict is in: there are no blurred lines about Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams ripping off Marvin Gaye for "Blurred Lines."…

By: Gabrielle Chung / March 10, 2015

ICYMI: DILF Steve Carell Sings Marvin Gaye’s ‘Sexual Healing’ with Jimmy Fallon’s Barbershop Quartet

Let's get it on. Last night on The Tonight Show, a bearded Steve Carell made a surprise appearance and performed with Jimmy Fallon's barbershop quartet, "The Ragtime Gals". They covered Marvin Gaye's classic song, "Sexual Healing", and if you're into a capella and hot dads, this "quintet" will put a smile on your Thursday morning slumber…

By: Kaitlyn Laurie / December 11, 2014

Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Heading to Trial in ‘Blurred Lines’ Copyright Case

And the saga continues. A federal judge has ruled that a trial is needed to determine whether Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams' 2012 smash hit, "Blurred Lines," has copied elements of Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give it Up." The ruling that came by U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt on Thursday says there is a genuine dispute…

By: Gabrielle Chung / October 30, 2014

Robin Thicke Reveals Vicodin and Alcohol Routine, Says Pharrell Wrote ‘Blurred Lines’

Robin Thicke isn't holding anything back in a new deposition, revealing his past Vicodin and alcohol routine. There's been a legal battle going on between Thicke and Marvin Gaye's family, who continue to claim that "Blurred Lines" is a rip-off of Gaye's song, "Got to Give it Up." Now, it's being reported that in a deposition,…

By: Jess Cohen / September 15, 2014

Robin Thicke Left Out of ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit Settlement

The battle between Marvin Gaye’s kids and the music executives behind Robin Thicke’s "Blurred Lines" hit appears to be over, as Sony/ATV bosses have settled with the family members. It means the publisher will not be dragged into the ongoing case that will push forward between Gaye's family and Thicke.

By: Michael Prieve / January 15, 2014

Lenny Kravitz To Play Marvin Gaye in Biopic

Lenny Kravitz is set to play Motown legend Marvin Gaye in an upcoming biopic. Deadline.com reports that the actor and Grammy-winning singer, who had a supporting role in The Hunger Games, will take on his first leading role in the film, directed by Julien Temple. According to Deadline, the currently untitled film focuses on Gaye's time in London during the…

By: Phil Pirrello / November 26, 2012