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Marvin Gaye's Heirs Win $7.4M for 'Blurred Lines' Plagiarism

Heirs of the late soul singer Marvin Gaye won a $7.4 million judgment Tuesday against recording stars Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, who a jury found plagiarized the Motown artist in the creation of their hit single "Blurred Lines.'' A U.S. District Court jury in Los Angeles sided with Gaye's estate, finding that parts of his 1977 hit "Got to Give it Up'' were lifted by Thicke and Williams for their 2013 R&B chart-topper. The jury awarded...

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