Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams

The lawsuit between “Blurred Lines” creators Robin Thicke and Pharrell versus Marvin Gaye’s estate has been raging on for some time now, with the estate alleging the guys copied elements from Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got To Give It Up.” Back in November, Team Blurred Lines lost the first round against Gaye’s family, as the judge ruled a jury will decide the claim, and set a trial to do so. The trial has now wrapped…and Robin, Pharrell and co. have lost.

Marisa Mendez

To date, “Blurred Lines” has made over $16 MILLION (what?! I NEED A HIT RECORD!), with Pharrell and Robin Thicke each getting around $5 million, T.I. making around $700,000 and the remaining $5.9 million split between their respective labels, Interscope Records, Universal Music Group and Star Trak Entertainment. It also brought it around $8 million in publishing revenue.

After winning the suit, Marvin Gaye’s children were awarded nearly $7.4 million – and it fell solely on Robin and Pharrell as the singers/songwriters. The labels and Tip were not included in the suit.

Source: TJB