Robin Thicke and Pharrell must hand over $5.3M to the family of Marvin Gaye for Blurred Lines

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The lines are no longer blurred for Robin Thicke and Pharrell, who have been ordered by a California Circuit Court judge to pay $5.3 million to the estate of Marvin Gaye.

The decision by Judge John A. Kronstadt affirmed the ruling he made three years ago, and provided a break down for how much was to be paid by the two men.

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Thicke, Pharrell and the publishing company that released the songs will be responsible for $2.9 million of the fine while Thicke himself will have to pay $1.7 million.

The remaining $357,631 will come from Pharrell and the publishing company.

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In addition, all remaining royalties will be split with Gaye's estate.

A jury sided with Gaye's family back in 2015 after they filed a complaint contending that Blurred Lines lifted sections of Marvin Gaye's 1977 hit Got to Give It Up.

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Jurors also found that rapper T.I., who received songwriting credit and a share of the royalties, did...
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