$7.4 million. That’s how much Marvin Gaye’s children were awarded for the “Blurred Lines” verdict from Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams.
If you haven’t followed this particular case, or don’t really know what it is about, let me try to explain it. The 2013 hit “Blurred Lines,” written by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams was deemed to have infringed Marvin Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up.”
You may be asking, how or why was this even brought up? Let’s take a look. [Read more…]