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Robin Thicke, Tyga, K. Michelle, More Set for BET Awards Performances

*Janelle Monae, Robin Thicke, K. Michelle, Tyga and Jidenna have been added to the performance lineup at the 2015 BET Awards, airing live on June 28 from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Also announced today as presenters are Kelly Rowland and Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson. As announced yesterday (June 23), Janet Jackson will receive […]

Nile Rodgers on Impact of ‘Blurred Lines’ Case on the Music Business

*There’s no doubt that the court case over the Robin Thicke hit “Blurred Lines” made waves around the music industry. Nowadays, artists are probably weighing things heavily in terms of sampling and being “inspired” enough by previous works to create their own songs. So the question is, as The Huffington Post puts it, “has the […]

Robin Thicke’s Dog Keeps Ingesting his Weed Stash

*Robin Thicke’s new dog apparently likes to get just as high as its owner. For the second time since the crooner and his girlfriend April Love Geary bought their new pooch Bincy last month, they’ve had to take it to the vet after it ingested marijuana, according to TMZ. The model said the problem started just […]

Pharrell: ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict ‘Handicaps Any Creator Out There’

*Pharrell Williams and his team want a new trial in the “Blurred Lines” case.  A hearing is scheduled for Monday, June 29. Back in March, Williams and Robin Thicke were found guilty of copyright infringement. They were ordered to pay $7.3 million to Marvin Gaye‘s family due to the similarities between “Blurred Lines” and Gaye’s “Got […]

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams Seek New ‘Blurred Lines’ Trial

It ain’t over. That’s the sentiment from the creative team behind “Blurred Lines”  as far as the legal case is concerned. It’s been a couple of months since the end of the trail that saw a jury decide that singer Robin Thicke and producer Pharrell Williams infringed on Marvin Gaye’s song “Got to Give it Up” […]

‘Uptown Funk’ Royalties Split in Many Ways: Gap Band to Get Paid

*Is the verdict from the “Blurred Lines” case having an affect on royalties from the hit Mark Ronson song “Uptown Funk!?” This looks to be the case as more people stand to benefit from the tune, which credits Ronson, Bruno Mars, Phillip Martin Lawrence and Jeffrey Bhasker as songwriters. According to Billboard, “All Gold Everything” […]

Paula Patton on Life after Robin Thicke: ‘I’ve Grown’ (Watch)

*Just before Robin Thicke and Paula Patton were officially divorced this month, Paula Patton, 39, opened up to Meredith Vieira about life post-breakup. “You know I’m doing really well. It’s been a long year and a lot of challenges but I’ve grown quite a bit and just getting used to change,” said the actress, who […]

Paula Patton Talks Life After Robin Thicke with Meredith Viera (Watch)

*Today (03-30-15), actress Paula Patton sits down with Meredith Viera and suprise(!) the conversation turns to her ex, Robin Thicke. Meredith: We are back with Paula Patton and you went through a very public breakup with Robin Thicke and everybody wants to know how your’e doing? Paula: You know I’m doing really well. It’s been […]

Marvin Gaye’s Sisters: ‘We Don’t Get A Dime’ of ‘Blurred Lines’ Money

*Marvin Gaye‘s sisters are pissed at their brother’s ex-wife Jan, claiming they are being cut out of the $7.3 million she and the Gaye children won in their suit over the hit, “Blurred Lines.” According to the Daily Mail, Gaye’s sister Zeola, 69, says that she and sister Jeanne, 78, are living modestly in apartments […]

John Legend Calls ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict a ‘Slippery Slope’

*John Legend thinks “Blurred Lines” sounds like Marvin Gaye‘s “Got to Give It Up,” but he’s “a little concerned that this verdict might be a slippery slope,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. “You have to be careful when it comes to copyrights, whether just sounding like or feeling like something is enough to say you violated their […]

Marvin Gaye’s Sales Sky Rocket after ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict

*The “Blurred Lines” verdict ruled in the favor of Marvin Gaye‘s Family. Ever since his record sales have sky rocketed, according to Billboard. Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have to pay the Gaye family $7.4 million for the copyright infringement of “Got to Give It Up.”

Nile Rodgers Calls ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict ‘Shocking’; Pharrell Opens Up

*Musician Nile Rodgers called the “Blurred Lines” verdict ‘shocking,’ according to Yahoo News. Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were found guilty of plagiarizing Marvin Gaye‘s “Got to Give it Up.” “Compositionally, purely compositionally, I don’t think they should have lost that case,” he told The Associated Press. “‘Got to Give it Up’ is clearly a blues […]

Marvin Gaye’s Children: ‘Blurred Lines’ Trial Could’ve Been Avoided

*Could the trial surrounding Robin Thicke’s hit song “Blurred Lines” have been avoided? According to an open letter from the family of the late Marvin Gaye, that looks to be the case. In the letter obtained Wednesday by TheWrap.com, Marvin’s children: Nona, Frankie, and Marvin Gaye III set the record straight regarding their motivation for taking […]

Marvin Gaye’s Family Now Going After T.I. for ‘Blurred Lines’ Money

*Marvin Gaye’s family is on a roll. After scoring $7.4 million in their “Blurred Lines” copyright lawsuit against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, they now have their sights set on the song’s third participant T.I. Attorneys for the Gaye family want the rapper, as well as Universal Music, Interscope Records and Star Trak Entertainment, to […]

Robin Thicke, Paula Patton Officially Divorced

*They separated 13 months ago, and now Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are officially divorced, according to E! News. The high school sweethearts began dating in 1993. They exchanged vows in 2005 and welcomed their only child, Julian Fuego Thicke, in 2010. In early 2014, after Thicke’s career hit another level with “Blurred Lines” featuring […]