Federal Jury Rules That Robin Thicke & Pharrell Did Steal “Blurred Lines,” Awards Marvin Gaye’s Family With $7.3 Million

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Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke Pharrell Williams (l) and Robin Thicke (r) (Frederick M. Brown/Getty I

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It has finally been ruled by a federal jury that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams did steal “Blurred Lines,” after Marvin Gaye‘s went through with a lawsuit against them for copyright infringement.

According to the LA Times, the jury found the singer and producer infringed the 2013 smash hit from the late artist’s classic track, “Got To Give It Up,” and awarded his family $7.3 million.

The site reports:

Jurors found against singer-songwriters Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke, but held harmless the record company and rapper T.I.

The verdict capped a trial that lasted more than a week and focused on the similarities between the song and the legendary soul singer’s 1977 hit.

The jurors began deliberating Thursday afternoon.

While the two took the witness stand, Pharrell revealed that he had written the song…

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