Robin Thicke and Pharrell to cough up millions in Blurred Lines lawsuit

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Robin Thicke, T.I & Pharrell Williams in the Blurred Lines music video (YouTube)
Robin Thicke, T.I & Pharrell Williams in the Blurred Lines music video (YouTube)

Los Angeles - A US jury on Tuesday ordered pop stars Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay more than $7m in damages to Marvin Gaye's family, ruling the pair copied his music in writing their 2013 mega-hit Blurred Lines.

The eight-member California panel, which had been deliberating since last week, found that the pop stars lifted parts of Gaye's 1977 hit Got to Give It Up.

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