Posts tagged "Marvin Gaye"

The Marvin Gaye Estate Reportedly Wants To Sue T.I. Now, Too (And Maybe Pharrell Again?)

The estate isn't stopping with a check from Robin Thicke and Pharrell.

By: Bradley Stern / March 18, 2015

Robin Thicke, Pharrell And T.I.’s “Blurred Lines” Lawsuit Reveals Their Individual Earnings: See The Exact Figures

Bruno Mars, Pharrell and T.I.'s seemingly never-ending lawsuit against the Marvin Gaye estate for their claims of copyright infringement has revealed some of the rather interesting financial figures behind the biggest hit of 2013. Find out how much they made.

By: Bradley Stern / March 4, 2015

Jennifer Lopez Covers Toni Braxton’s “Un-Break My Heart” At Las Vegas Concert: Watch

Back in October, Jennifer Lopez reportedly finalized a deal for a Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood. While she's yet to confirm the news herself, she hinted of just as much when she performed in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, at a concert called The Best Is Yet to Come and while unexpectedly covering classic…

By: Christina Lee / January 2, 2015

Marvin Gaye’s Family Settles With Sony/ATV Over “Blurred Lines” Controversy

Well! Here's a complicated legal kerfuffle that sounds like a storyline I would not be able to follow on The Good Wife: The publishing company Sony/ATV has settled with Marvin Gaye's family over a lawsuit stemming from claims that Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" ripped off one of Gaye's compositions. (The lawsuit isn't over, but at least one piece…

By: Sam Lansky / January 14, 2014

“Blurred Lines” Copyright Fight: Robin Thicke, Pharrell & T.I. Sue Marvin Gaye Estate

Well this is a bitter chapter in the "Blurred Lines" tale. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robin Thicke, Pharrell and T.I. have preemptively sued Marvin Gaye's family and Funkadelic's rights-owners over claims that the smash hit of 2013 copied the respective acts' "Got To Give It Up" and "Sexy Ways." "Plaintiffs, who have the utmost…

By: Carl Williott / August 16, 2013

Justin Bieber Can’t Catch A Break, Loses To Kim Kardashian As 2012’s Most Searched Person: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Justin Bieber was Bing's most searched person in 2011, but this year he was edged out by Kim Kardashian. Biebs still finished as the top musician, on a list primarily comprising pop megastars. Selena Gomez this year sprung to #6 on the list, probably thanks to her Bieber drama. [Bing] :: Big

By: Carl Williott / November 28, 2012

Patrick Stump Loves Marvin Gaye, Iggy Pop And Bowties: Favorites

Favorites is our recurring video series on the personal preferences of the pop artists who inspire us. Because the artists we love love stuff too. As Patrick Stump is one of our favorite solo artists of 2011, we sat down with the Soul Punk singer to find out what some of his favorites things are.

By: Becky Bain / November 7, 2011

Mickey Mouse And Minnie Mouse Engage In Some (Creepy) “Digital Love”

Those copyright cops at YouTube deleted the account of Trunks6, a genius at combining peculiar pop songs with clips from Disney films, late last year. (They must hate love.) But the man is back—and he's brought back his greatest hits for us to enjoy again. If you love romance and the somewhat icky feelings that…

By: Dan Gibson / February 13, 2009

David Lee Roth + Microsoft’s Somewhat Wonky Songwriting Technology = The Future Of Music

There are some real Val Kilmer-style geniuses out there on the Google and the YouTubes, and mrzarquon is one of them. This dude took the David Lee Roth a capella version of "Runnin' With The Devil" and ran it through Microsoft's super-goofy-looking new program Songsmith, an experimental endeavor that takes your execrable singing and follow…

By: Lucas Jensen / January 15, 2009

Ted Nugent Unleashes His Manifesto On The Bestseller List

Ever wonder why the collective IQ of this country feels like it's dropping? Wonder no more. Ted Nugent, winner of last year's Worst Album Cover of the Year Tournament, is on the Publishers Weekly Bestsellers Nonfiction List list at lucky No. 13 with Ted, White, and Blue: The Nugent Manifesto. He's nestled right between Suzanne…

By: Lucas Jensen / October 16, 2008

Tribute-Video Community Insists that Jane Austen Can Be Sexy

Period dramas: pretty costumes, stringent etiquette, and smoldering sexual repression. Men with cartoonish sideburns stare longingly from across the room at women in corsets. Indiscretions are hinted at, though rarely seen. And if there's one artist who can capture the essence of this subtle, implicit sexuality, it's Marvin Gaye, right?

By: kater / January 15, 2008