1. Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke & T.I. Lawyer Insists: 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Fight Not Over

    July 15, 2015 4:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 A lawyer for Pharrell Williams , Robin Thicke and rapper T.I. says the musicians will appeal a verdict and ruling that found they improperly copied Marvin Gaye 's music for their hit "Blurred Lines." 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit: ...

  2. 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit: Judge Rejects New Trial

    July 14, 2015 9:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Plus: Judge rules that Universal Music & T.I. should be held liable for copyright infringement. The federal judge overseeing the high-profile lawsuit brought by the Marvin Gaye family against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over the smash hit ...

  3. Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56

    July 02, 2015 6:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show Real-Time Rewind, which recaps the past week's notable trends on the Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts --Trending 140 and Emerging Artists -- and the news that's driving the action. This ...

  4. Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56

    Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56

    July 02, 2015 5:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Puff Daddy, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar & Lil Wayne: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 56, Friday, July 2, 2015. chartroundup , Kendrick Lamar , Pharrell Williams , Lil Wayne Videos Kendrick Lamar Pharrell Williams Lil Wayne ...

  5. Puff Daddy & Pharrell Team Up On 'Finna Get Loose': Listen

    June 29, 2015 4:24 PM EDT It's Puff Daddy (again), not Diddy. The rapper/entrepreneur is returning to his former rap moniker for the release of his feel good track "Finna Get Loose," featuring Pharrell Williams . Listen below: No word if "Finna Get Lo ...

  6. Glastonbury 2015: The Who Rocks the Crowd, Kanye West Goes Solo, and More Highlights From This Year's Festival

    June 29, 2015 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Less a festival, more a pop-up city set over 900 acres, in a time when hundreds of British festivals are competing with one another, Glastonbury remains king. The site is so vast and potentially disorientating that guided tours are now offered for o ...

  7. 2015 BET Awards: Puffy's Salute to Bad Boy; Smokey Robinson, Janet Jackson Tributes Ring In Show's 15th Anniversary

    June 29, 2015 3:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 The BET Awards pulled out all the stops to celebrate its 15th anniversary Sunday night (June 28) at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Between anticipated tributes to Janet Jackson and Smokey Robinson to a roof-raising tribute to 20 years of Diddy’s Ba ...

  8. Meet Music's Top 15 Real-Estate Agents Who Broker Miley and Lil Wayne's Show-Stoppers

    June 26, 2015 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 From L.A. to N.Y.C., these are music's property power brokers who deliver the deals for the biggest chart-toppers. Josh Altman, 36 The Altman Brothers/Douglas Elliman, Beverly Hills Altman recently closed Miley Cyrus ' $5 million buy of a ...

  9. Pharrell Williams Pays Tribute To Jimi Hendrix At The Isle Of Wight Festival

    Pharrell Williams Pays Tribute To Jimi Hendrix At The Isle Of Wight Festival

    June 26, 2015 3:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pharrell Williams paid tribute to legendary rock star Jimi Hendrix as he took to the main stage at the Isle of Wight festival. There were no blurred lines about how happy he was to be gracing the same blurred lines , Celebrity , pure evil , N.E.R.D ...

  10. GQ's 'Most Stylish Men Alive' List Is Packed With Rappers -- Who Made It?

    June 22, 2015 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 GQ's "20 Most Stylish Men Alive" list dropped today (June 22) and it was packed with musicians, particularly from the hip-hop crowd.  Kanye West , Pharrell Williams , Jared Leto , A$AP Rocky , Jay Z , Harry Styles , John Mayer , Jaden ...

  11. The Inside Story Behind the Making of Hip-Hop Film 'Dope'

    June 19, 2015 5:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 In Dope , actor Shameik Moore and his nerdy friends adorn ­themselves in Cross Colours hats and Run-D.M.C. tees, dig through crates for classic rap vinyl and write ­college admission essays on the importance of Ice Cube 's "It Was a Good D ...

  12. 'Daft Punk Unchained' Documentary Has Release Date, Will Feature Kanye West and Pharrell Williams

    June 10, 2015 5:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 A documentary that traces the extraordinary rise of Daft Punk  -- and studies its elusive founders -- is to air later this month and will feature guest appearances from the likes of Kanye West and Pharrell Williams . Daft Punk Unchained is billed as ...

  13. Is Meek Mill's 'Dreams Worth More Than Money' Finally Ready to Drop?

    June 08, 2015 6:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Meek Mill has announced his long-delayed album release  Dreams Worth More Than Money  will finally arrive this month.  The rapper used the platform of the  Hot 97  Summer Jam to reveal his sophomore set would drop sometime in June. Of course, we’ve ...

  14. The 'Dope' Soundtrack Is Awesome, Starting With This Hilarious Pharrell-Produced Song

    June 05, 2015 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As comedian Blake Anderson’s tech thug in the new film Dope correctly point outs, “Nobody really goes outside anymore.” To that end, Dope executive producer/music supervisor Pharrell Williams and the film’s leads Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons and S ...

  15. Watch Hiatus Kaiyote Perform Three Songs on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

    June 04, 2015 2:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hiatus Kaiyote has wrapped their U.S. tour by performing a mini-set for  Jimmy Kimmel Live. The Australian "future-soul" group played "By Fire" on air and a bonus track "Breathing Underwater," both of which are lifted f ...

  16. Universal Tells 'Blurred Lines' Judge Not to Violate Its Seventh Amendment Right

    June 02, 2015 12:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 The right to a jury trial is the latest legal concept that gets blurred in this high-profile case. As a judge gets set to figure out what to do with a jury's $7.4 million verdict over "Blurred Lines," an argument has erupted between t ...

  17. Pharrell Honored, Kimye Steals the Show at CFDA Fashion Awards

    June 02, 2015 5:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was Pharrell Williams who was being honored as a fashion icon, but it was another music superstar who got a lot of the attention at the annual Council of Fashion Designers of America awards on Monday night. Introducing Pharrell, the producer-sing ...

  18. Drake, Pharrell Williams Confirmed for Apple's Music Service (Minus That $19 Million Payday)

    June 01, 2015 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple’s revamped music service -- expected to be unveiled during Apple’s 2015 Worldwide Developers Conference next week (June 8-12) -- has at least two confirmed faces: Drake and Pharrell Williams , according to multiple sources familiar with negoti ...

  19. Jennifer Lopez Excited about Bringing Her Show to Morocco

    May 28, 2015 11:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Lopez  says she's excited about kicking off Morocco's Mawazine music festival, while insisting she's still just the girl from the Bronx. Morocco hosts the 14th edition of its massive 10-day long music festival starting Friday ...

  20. Watch Marlon Wayans Perform 'Happy' -- In Pharrell's Hat -- on 'Lip Sync Battle'

    May 27, 2015 2:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 What, you don't think someone can perform "Happy" without Pharrell Williams ' iconic hat, right? The thing is a meme! So it's not a a surprise that Marlon Wayans chose to don one of his own when he performed Williams' u ...

  21. 10 British Summer Music Festivals You Need to Know About Now

    May 19, 2015 3:34 PM EDT 1.172 k 95 0 Amid Britain's castles, parks and farms, British fans revel in an endless summer of music. Decades before American music fans flocked to Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, the United Kingdom already boasted a thriving and diverse fest ...

  22. Snoop Dogg’s Pharrell-Produced ‘Bush’ Is a Half-Baked Effort: Album Review

    May 12, 2015 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 As an idea, Snoop Dogg 's 13th solo album, Bush , sounds great. It's his return to character after the detour of 2013's reggae hybrid, Reincarnated (recorded as Snoop Lion), and his first with a single (and ­singular) producer since h ...

  23. 'Blurred Lines' Judge Asked to Grant New Trial

    May 03, 2015 1:42 PM EDT 3.359 k 115 65 Pharrell Williams and the Marvin Gaye family continue their fight in court with new requests. The newest stage of the copyright battle over "Blurred Lines" has commenced with new motions being presented on Friday (May 1) in a figh ...

  24. Christina Aguilera Makes First Appearance on Hot Country Songs Chart

    April 30, 2015 7:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pop diva visits the list for the first time following her "Nashville" arrival. Now that she's gone to Nashville , Christina Aguilera makes her first appearance on Billboard 's Hot Country Songs chart. Christina Aguilera Goes ...

  25. Usher, Big Sean, Pharrell & More Team With UNCF For $500K In Student Scholarships

    April 25, 2015 12:53 PM EDT 1.45 k 107 88 Anthony Anderson can recall when he worried about scrounging up money to pay for the rest of his college tuition, food and housing while attending Howard University. Now the "Black-ish" star wants to help students avoid the same st ...

  26. South Korean Firm Was Scammed Out of $375K for Fake Pharrell Show, FBI Says

    April 25, 2015 11:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell Williams , FBI agents in Pennsylvania said. Sigismond Segbefia, of Silver ...

  27. Watch Tim Cook & the SVPs Dance to 'Happy' at Apple's Earth Day Beer Bash

    April 23, 2015 10:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Don't judge. No, it wasn't a scene from HBO's Silicon Valley . That really was Pharrell Williams performing "Happy" on the sun-swept campus of Apple in Cuppertino, Calif. And yes, that's totally CEO Tim Cook , worldwide ...

  28. Patti Smith, Pharrell Williams, Deadmau5 Confirmed for Glastonbury 2015

    April 15, 2015 4:38 AM EDT 1.097 k 155 35 Patti Smith , Pharrell Williams , Deadmau5 , Suede and Lionel Richie will play this year’s Glastonbury Festival. The near-complete line-up for the annual English fest has finally been revealed, and it also includes slots for Motorhead , Mar ...

  29. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 10 Revealed

    April 14, 2015 10:34 PM EDT [Warning: This story contains spoilers from Wednesday's episode of NBC's The Voice .] After last night’s mostly stellar performances on The Voice , viewers cast their votes to determine the top ten. With the results out of their hands, ...

  30. Exclusive: WME IMG Acquires Australian Booking Agency Artist Voice

    April 14, 2015 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 William Morris Endeavor IMG is expanding its global footprint through the acquisition of Artist Voice, a top-shelf  Australian booking agency which has offices in various Asian territories, Billboard can confirm.  Artist Voice was co-founded in 2010 ...

  31. Watch Tyler, the Creator's New Video for 'F---ing Young' and 'Deathcamp'

    April 10, 2015 5:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tyler, the Creator has more going on than your typical 24-year-old. He’s just launched his Golf Media app, and he’s announced a new album, Cherry Bomb , which will drop across digital platforms on Monday (April 13).  Tyler, The Creator's ' ...

  32. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 12 Revealed

    April 08, 2015 10:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a week of great performances, the top 12 was solidified on  The Voice tonight. After America’s votes, the top two artists from each of the four teams advanced. Coaches Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine , and Pharrell Williams coul ...

  33. Pharrell Sports Apple Watch on 'The Voice,' In Talks For Beats Music Relaunch

    April 07, 2015 1:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Apple Watch isn’t even available for pre-order until Friday (April 10) and doesn’t hit retail for another two weeks on April 24. But attentive viewers of The Voice Monday night (April 6) noticed coach Pharrell Williams was among the first to be ...

  34. Billboard Cover: Azealia Banks on Why No One Really Wants to See Her Naked, Her Impure Thoughts About Barack Obama and Why She's 'Not Here to Be Your Idol'

    April 03, 2015 9:00 AM EDT 1.574 k 1.085 k 21 Nine o'clock one Monday night, Azealia Banks is demanding a rolling pin. The 23-year-old rapper-singer-controversy magnet wants to show off her cooking skills, so she has decided to make her grandmother's chicken and dumpling ...

  35. Watch Pharrell & Jimmy Fallon Become Steamy '80s Duo 'Afro & Deziak'

    April 02, 2015 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pharrell gives an update on his studio work with Missy Elliott. Here's a little-known fact: before Pharrell Williams got big with the Neptunes, he was in a different power duo. On last night (April 1)'s episode of The Tonight Show , he and ...

  36. T.I. Weighs In On 'Blurred Lines' Verdict

    March 21, 2015 9:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the aftermath of the "Blurred Lines" verdict , in which a jury decided to award $7.4 million in profits and damages to Marvin Gaye 's family, the family now wants the judge to "correct" the verdict and add a few more part ...

  37. Pharrell Williams Addresses Students at United Nations Event on International Happiness Day

    March 21, 2015 4:03 PM EDT Pharrell Williams addressed local New York students on International Day of Happiness at the United Nations Headquarters to discuss the importance of addressing climate change on Friday (March 20). Watch Pharrell Talk 'Blurred Lines' T ...

  38. Watch Pharrell Talk 'Blurred Lines' Trial: 'The Verdict Was Based on Emotion'

    March 20, 2015 6:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Losing a verdict for $7.3 million must be a tough pill to swallow. Following Thursday's interview with the Financial Times , Pharrell Williams is again talking about the "Blurred Lines" trial and the ruling that he, Robin Thicke and T ...

  39. Pharrell: 'Blurred Lines' Ruling 'Is About Protecting the Intellectual Rights of People Who Have Ideas'

    March 19, 2015 7:49 PM EDT 5.953 k 150 6 After a Los Angeles jury earlier this month found Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke had ripped off Marvin Gaye 's "Got to Give It Up" on their hit "Blurred Lines," Williams is still adamant in his stance his song wa ...

  40. Nile Rodgers Calls 'Blurred Lines' Verdict 'Shocking'

    March 19, 2015 12:21 PM EDT Musician Nile Rodgers says it is "shocking" that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke have been found guilty of plagiarism in the "Blurred Lines" court case, adding that he believed the song's composition was not at all li ...

  41. It's Official: Pharrell Williams is a Fashion Icon

    March 18, 2015 11:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pharrell Williams , fond of high hats and fabulous shoes, will be honored as a fashion icon by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The singer, songwriter and record producer was singled out for the Fashion Icon Award, to be bestowed June 1 ...

  42. Gaye Children Pen Open Letter to 'Set the Record Straight' on 'Blurred Lines' Verdict

    March 18, 2015 9:22 PM EDT Marvin Gaye 's children have written an open letter in hopes to "set the record straight on a few misconceptions" surrounding their winning case against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines.&qu ...

  43. Marvin Gaye Family Wants 'Blurred Lines' Judge to Punish T.I. & Record Labels Too

    March 18, 2015 5:35 PM EDT 2.684 k 123 40 Now that the trial is over, the winning side asks that the jury's verdict be corrected & demands an injunction. If a jury's decision to award $7.4 million in profits and damages to Marvin Gaye 's family represents the &qu ...

  44. Justin Timberlake to Receive 2015 iHeartRadio Innovator Award

    March 16, 2015 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake's promotion cycle for The 20/20 Experience may have ended, but he's still racking up accolades. J.T. will take home the prestigious innovator award at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards, set to air live March 29 at 8 p.m. ...

  45. 'Blurred Lines' Verdict: How It Started, Why It Backfired on Robin Thicke and Why Songwriters Should Be Nervous

    March 13, 2015 3:49 PM EDT Most civil lawsuits, some say 90 percent of them, are settled before they ever go to trial. The same holds true for copyright infringement lawsuits, say music industry lawyers. Most infringement cases are settled before they go to trial. Lots of ...

  46. Why the 'Blurred Lines' Verdict Is an Uphill Battle for Copycats

    March 13, 2015 11:30 AM EDT In the music business, few things are as sacrosanct as credit and compensation. Inevitably, many aggrieved songwriters will hear news of the nearly $7.4 million verdict against  Robin Thicke  and  Pharrell Williams  for lifting from  Marvin Gaye & ...

  47. Why the 'Blurred Lines' Verdict Is an Uphill Battle for Copycats

    March 13, 2015 11:30 AM EDT In the music business, few things are as sacrosanct as credit and compensation. Inevitably, many aggrieved songwriters will hear news of the nearly $7.4 million verdict against  Robin Thicke  and  Pharrell Williams  for lifting from  Marvin Gaye & ...

  48. 'American Idol' Recap: Top 11 Get the Party Started

    March 13, 2015 3:53 AM EDT Empire's Taraji P. Henson drops by American Idol to deliver the official results from the previous night's voting to host Ryan Seacrest . One by one, Seacrest reveals throughout the episode who advances to the top 11, the contestants&# ...

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