The late R&B icon Marvin Gaye returns to the Billboard charts in the wake of the landmark decision in his family’s favor against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke.
For anyone who’s confused about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, Marvin Gaye’s children have written an open letter, which hopes to “set the record straight on a few misconceptions.” Specifically, rumors that they’re suing Pharrell.
A ruling in the family’s favor could block distribution of the song.
But they’re not considering litigation… yet.
“We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure this verdict doesn’t stand,” said attorney Howard King.
Their attorney said they’ll begin the process in about a week.
For one night and one night only, Steve Carell joined Jimmy Fallon’s The Ragtime Gals and promptly stole all the thunder.
In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.
The film topped the box office charts the week of its release, grossing over $94 million in its first weekend as well.
The new museum would bring a bigger focus on African-American contributions to Music City.