Selena Gomez performance at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show has sparked accusations of lipsyncing.
Gomez was the featured performer during the annual fashion show on Tuesday, and people took to social media to accuse her of not singing live during the show.
When one doubter commented on a photo of Gomez posted to Victoria’s Secret Instagram account and asked “she sings live?” the pop star responded to her directly. Continue reading
Here’s highlights from Pharrell Williams‘ deposition video taken as testimony for an infringement lawsuit leveled by the family of the late Marvin Gaye over their assertion the mega-producer and singer, Robin Thicke, knowingly violated copyright laws.
In March, a federal jury found Williams and Thicke liable for infringement to the tune of $5 million. The case is currently headed toward an appeal.
THR has obtained video of the Williams and Thicke depositions. Continue reading
According to newly released documents, rapper T.I. and his wife, Tiny, owe a staggering $4.5 million in unpaid taxes.
The unpaid taxes occurred between 2012-2013, six years after the rapper bought a mansion in 2006 for $4.26 million dollars.
Yikes! Where did all of that Blurred Lines money go?! Not to mention T.I. is one of the top ten highest paid rappers of 2015 in addition to being worth $215 million. Continue reading
A judge on Tuesday slashed more than $2 million off a judgement awarded by a jury to the Marvin Gaye family back in March.
U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt ruled that Gaye’s family will be awarded a 50/50 share of future royalties for recordings and performances of Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams‘ smash hit “Blurred Lines.”
A jury decided in favor of Marvin Gaye‘s family ordering Robin Thicke and Pharrell to pay $7.3 million for copyright infringement over “Blurred Lines.”
The Gaye family sought over $25 million, however, the victory is still salient and significant.
In the trial, Marvin Gaye’s family argued that 2013’s “Blurred Lines” copied their father’s 1977 song “Got to Give Up,” and sued Thicke, Williams and Clifford Harris Jr., a.k.a. T.I. The three had sought a jury determination that the song was not an infringement, and the Gaye family filed a countersuit. Continue reading
A newly released deposition reveals Blurred Lines singer, Robin Thicke lied big time when it comes to his version how the huge hit was created..
Thicke, who was now forced to tell the truth in his depo, once told this tall tale:
“Pharrell and I were in the studio and I told him that one of my favorite songs of all time was Marvin Gaye’s ‘Got to Give It Up.’ I was like, ‘Damn, we should make something like that, Continue reading
“Blurred Lines” Robin Thicke sans his pompadour!
As if Will.i.am didn’t have enough on his plate, now the black-eyed peas’ frontman is suing fellow musician (and apparently former mate,) Pharrell over his Youtube channel! Which begs the question, why couldn’t this all have been solved with a simple phone call? These guys are supposed to be homies! Here’s the details..
Pharrell launched his very own YouTube channel and named it, I AM OTHER, and when Will.i.is found out about it he hit the roof, immediately commanding his peoples to fire off a cease and desist letter – Addressed to Mr. Blurred Lines – Demanding he stop using the “I AM,” moniker! Wow what’s next? A lock on iGod? Oh wait, Sting already owns that..
Can you tell who this guy is by just looking at this photo? That is some pretty good make up! I couldn’t tell who it was at first! Give up? Need a hint? Well, are you going to go my way if I give you a hint?
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