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New Marvin Gaye Documentary Backed By Family

Bosses at Noah Media Group and Greenlight production companies are developing the movie, Marvin, What's Going On? - a nod to the soul legend's iconic 1971 album, What's Going On? And the...

Jay Z Drops Social Justice 'Survival' Playlist

The playlist, which is exclusive to Jay's subscription-based music streaming website, brings together songs old and new about social injustice, including music by Nina Simone, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Fela Kuti,...

Stars Honour Marvin Gaye At Kennedy Center Gala

The Sister Act actress hosted the concert, titled How Sweet It Is: A Tribute to Marvin Gaye, at the Center in Washington, D.C. on Sunday and told the crowd about the late Motown...

Jennifer Hudson Among Songwriters Hall Of Fame Guests

The annual event, a ceremony and dinner, honours the industry's most talented songwriters and will this year see Marvin Gaye, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Nile Rodgers, Chip Taylor and Bernard Edwards inducted into the prestigious...

Meghan Trainor Kissed Charlie Puth During Recording Session

The pop stars stunned viewers at the November (16) prizegiving when they enjoyed a steamy kiss after performing their collaboration Marvin Gaye, sparking rumours their studio chemistry had spilled over into real life....

Marvin Gaye's Kids Lose Bid For Blurred Lines Legal Costs

Nona and Frankie Gaye were victorious in their 2015 court battle over the illegal sampling of their father's Got To Give It Up in Williams and Thicke's Blurred Line hit, and after a...

Smokey Robinson: 'I Thought Marvin Gaye's Death Was April Fool's Day Hoax'

The Sexual Healing star was shot and killed by his father, Marvin Gaye, Sr., following a fight on 1 April, 1984, and Smokey first heard about the tragedy on the radio. "I'm...

Nile Rodgers And Marvin Gaye Lead Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductees

Chip Taylor and Rodgers' late Chic bandmate, Bernard Edwards, will also be honoured as part of the Class of 2016, which will take place in New York City on 9 June (16)....

Charlie Puth: 'I Was Obeying Orders When I Kissed Meghan Trainor'

The pop stars performed hit duet Marvin Gaye at the ceremony in November (15), and shocked fans by engaging in a steamy smooch at the end of the song.However their supporters were left disappointed when...

Charlie Puth: 'Bullying Made Me Ill'

The 24 year old pop star has revealed his life was made a misery by a group of nasty kids, and he is convinced the trauma made him sick. "It was mostly...

More Blurred Lines Headaches For Robin Thicke & Pharrell Williams As Lawyers Demand Cash

Nona and Frankie Gaye were victorious in their 2015 legal battle over the illegal sampling of their father's Got To Give It Up in Pharrell and Thicke's Blurred Line hit, and they were...

Robin Thicke And Pharrell Williams Appeal Blurred Lines Lawsuit

In March (15), a California jury ruled the Grammy-nominated hit featured elements of Gaye's 1977 classic Got to Give It Up, and songwriters Thicke and Williams were ordered to hand over $7.3 million...

Marvin Gaye's Son May Have To Give Up Chunk Of Blurred Lines Payout To Ex-lover

In March (15) a California jury ruled that the pop pair's Grammy-nominated Blurred Lines hit featured elements of Marvin Gaye's 1977 classic Got to Give It Up, and the songwriters were ordered to...

Meghan Trainor And Charlie Puth Dismiss Amas Kiss

The annual ceremong took place in Los Angeles on Sunday (22Nov15), with Meghan and Charlie taking to the stage for a smoldering rendition of their duet Marvin Gaye. As they came to the end of...

Composer And Arranger Michael Leonard Dies At 84

The arranger passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in Manhattan on 31 October (15), according to the New York Times. Leonard was best known for songs he composed for musicals...

Madonna, Marvin Gaye And George Harrison Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame Induction

Blondie, Tom Petty, John Mellencamp, Sly Stone, the Isley Brothers, and Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards will also compete for a spot in the Class of 2016 as performers, while Motown legend Berry...

Marvin Gaye's Wife Threatened With Knife By Star

Marvin Gaye's wife though he was going to kill her while high on drugs.Jan Gaye - who married the soul singer in 1977 and filed for legal separation two years later, though they remained in...

'Blurred Lines' Model Emily Ratajkowski Hates The Song And Hides When She Hears It

It might the pop-culture earthquake that made her famous around the world, but Emily Ratajkowski has revealed that she can’t bear to listen to, or watch the music video for, ‘Blurred Lines’.The 24 year old...

Emily Ratajkowski Is Embarrassed By Blurred Lines

Emily Ratajkowski hides when she hears Robin Thicke's track 'Blurred Lines' in bars.The 24-year-old bikini model and actress was made famous when she starred in the music video in which she appears naked and Pharrell...

Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars Accused Of Plagiarism

Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars have been accused of plagiarism.The pair have come under fire from Serbian singer Viktorija - whose real name is Snezana Miskovic - who claims their chart-topping collaboration 'Uptown Funk' is...

Marvin Gaye's Son Not Suing Empire Creators

Marvin Gaye III's lawyer initially broke news of the suit on Sunday (09Aug15) after telling TMZ.com that he is working on filing a lawsuit against the hip-hop drama's co-creator Lee Daniels, and executives...

Marvin Gaye's Son To Sue Over Empire

Marvin Gaye's son is taking legal action over TV show 'Empire'.Marvin Gaye III is planning to sue programme creator Lee Daniels and network Fox as he claims they stole his idea for the drama series,...

Marvin Gaye's Son To Sue Empire Creator - Report

Marvin Gaye III claims he registered the premise for a show called Diamonds & Ballads with the Writers Guild of America in 2010. The show was based on the lives of his family...

Pharrell Williams Sued Over Talk Show

Producers at Uncommon Content have filed legal papers in New York accusing the Happy hitmaker of failing to fufil an obligation to star in an online project called Artst Tlk (sic) because of...

Judge Reduces Robin Thicke And Pharrell Williams's 'Blurred Lines' Case Payment By $2 Million

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have received a little bit of good news regarding their ‘Blurred Lines’ copyright case, after a judge trimmed more than $2 million from the damages the duo were ordered to...

Robin Thicke: 'I Was Lost During Copyright Trial'

The hitmaker and his collaborator Pharrell Williams were ordered to hand over $7 million (GBP4.6 million) to the family of the late Marvin Gaye after a jury ruled the two stars had stolen elements from...

Robin Thicke: 'I Know The Difference Between Inspiration And Theft'

In his first full interview since he and collaborator Pharrell Williams were ordered to hand over more than $7 million (£4.6 million) to Marvin Gaye's children after a jury ruled the hitmakers had...

Marvin Gaye's Kids Move To Halt Sales Of Blurred Lines

The musicians were ordered to pay $7.3 million (£4.9 million) to Gaye's children following a trial in March (15), which concluded with a Los Angeles jury deciding they had copied portions of the...

Brandon Flowers Slams Musicians For 'Stealing'

Brandon Flowers is ''sick'' of artists ''stealing'' other people's music.The Killers frontman backs the recent court ruling that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke should pay royalties from 'Blurred Lines' to Marvin Gaye's estate because he...

Blurred Lines Lawyers Call For New Trial

Back in March (15) a jury ruled that Thicke, Williams, and T.I.'s hit song Blurred Lines had copied Marvin Gaye's 1977 classic Got to Give It Up, and songwriters Thicke and Williams were...

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