Famous Musicians Who Allegedly Stole Their Number One Hits

Stolen From Marvin Gaye

Pharrell admitted to the song inspiring Blurred Lines, and what ensued was a long court battle over the rights. The duo paid the Gaye family about $7.4 million in financial losses, and the family also collected 50 percent of the royalty profits from the problematic song. One lawyer commented "[The ruling] sets a horrible precedent for music and creativity going forward."


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