Robin Thicke Reportedly Played A Medley As Part Of “Blurred Lines” Court Testimony: Morning Mix
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:: It seems like it the “Blurred Lines” court case has been dragging on forever! In the case’s latest update, Robin Thicke reportedly played a piano medley of tunes as part of his testimony to prove the originality of “Blurred Lines.” His songs of choice? U2‘s “With Or Without You,” The Beatles‘ “Let It Be,” Alphaville‘s “Forever Young,” Bob Marley‘s “No Woman No Cry” and Michael Jackson‘s “Man in the Mirror.” [SPIN]
:: Kendrick Lamar has been shopping his forthcoming album to various people in the music industry, and the latest person to hear it is Michael Jackson‘s eldest son — Prince. The 18-year-old posted a few photos from the meeting with the caption, “Had the great honor of meeting Kendrick and hearing some of his new tracks for his upcoming album with @RealOBee.” [Rap-Up]
:: It seems like everyone is loving Drake‘s new project, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late — well, at least according to the charts. Every single track off the mixtape has landed on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart based on streaming. The rapper currently broke his own Spotify record, so it makes sense. [Miss Info]
:: Some may call it the impact of King Beyonce, but the music industry is shaking things up! The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (or IFPI) has officially changed the record release date from Tuesdays to Fridays worldwide. The reason behind it is to stop illegal digital distribution of music. [Digital Spy]
Find out below what music you can catch on TV today.
:: Live With Kelly & Michael (syndicated) — Echosmith :: The Ellen Degeneres Show (syndicated) — Nicki Minaj (rerun) :: The Wendy Williams Show (syndicated) — Jennifer Lopez (rerun) :: Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC) — The Mavericks (rerun)