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.
The video showed an overweight man dancing exuberantly — until he’s made fun of by a group of kids.
Watch Pharrell Williams talk about the creation of ‘Happy,’ and how the world’s response has affirmed his faith in humanity.
There was “Happy.” And then there was “the new black” and the Native American headdress. But overall, Pharrell’s year was pretty amazing.
Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.
The nominations for Album of the Year at next year’s GRAMMYs will also be announced during the broadcast.