Pictured above: “I’m sure [Thicke and Williams] probably wondered who this guy from Nashville, Tenn., is, but they know now,” Richard S. Busch (left) said after winning the “Blurred Lines” trial for Gaye’s family. He and Marvin’s ex-wife, Janis Gaye, and attorney Mark Levinsohn, who brought Busch onto the case, were photographed April 20 at […]
“If he were alive today, he would embrace the technology available to artists,” says family. “But we also know he would be vigilant about safeguarding the artist’s rights” BY BRITTANY SPANOS Marvin Gaye‘s children have penned an open letter in the hope of “set[ting] the record straight on a few misconceptions” in the media’s coverage […]
CULTURE | By Tim Kenneally And Pamela Chelin Children of “Got to Give It Up” singer tell TheWrap they would have “welcomed a conversation” about licensing the song As the legal battle over the Robin Thicke song “Blurred Lines” ramps up for yet another round of back-and-forth, Marvin Gaye’s family — who earlier this month […]
Susan Whitall, The Detroit News As far as those reports about Marvin Gaye’s family intending to sue Pharrell Williams over his Grammy-winning song “Happy,” believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear. After Tuesday’s decision by a federal jury in Los Angeles that the Robin Thicke/Pharrell Williams song “Blurred Lines” infringed […]
Marvin Gaye’s Children Respond to Lawsuit filed by Robin Thicke , Pharrell Williams and Clifford Harris, Jr.
(October 30, 2013/ New York): The children of the late Marvin Gaye responded today in US District Court to the lawsuit that was filed against them by Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and Clifford Harris, Jr., according to Mark Levinsohn, the NY entertainment attorney who represents Nona and Frankie Gaye in transactional matters. In that initial […]
By ZACHARY WOOLFE Alicia Keys got the spark for the title track of her new album at a very meta-moment: while reading about herself. “It came from this interview that I did, and the woman wrote something like, ‘She’s like a girl on fire,’ ” Keys said recently at her studio. “And I was like: […]
By MESFIN FEKADU – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The kids are all right — at least in the music industry. Take Justin Bieber: He’s 17, has released three platinum efforts, earned Grammy nominations, released a top-selling movie and has sold out arenas around the world, putting him in the elite echelon of pop […]