1. Robin Thicke to Host Malibu Chili Cook-Off Featuring Performances From Cody Simpson, Cisco Adler

    August 09, 2018 11:57 AM EDT The kick-off for the 37th Malibu Chili Cook-off on Aug. 31 will be hosted by "Blurred Lines" singer  Robin Thicke and will feature performances by Cody Simpson & The Tide , Cisco Adler and Scott Russo . In June, the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu announced that it would be…

  2. Can 'Fair Use' Clear Up Music's Blurred Lines on Copyright? (Op-Ed)

    July 19, 2018 5:08 PM EDT What if Pharrell and Robin Thicke had instead argued that they borrowed a small part of the '70s groove from Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up," but gave it new meaning, a different character and new expression? Musicians are still trying to figure out the fallout from the…

  3. The Longest-Leading Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s

    April 03, 2018 10:05 AM EDT Just 3 percent of all Hot 100 No. 1s have led for 10 weeks or more. From Debby Boone 's 1977 smash "You Light Up My Life" to, now, 2018's "In My Feelings" by Drake , a relatively select few smashes have led the Billboard Hot 100 chart for at least 10 weeks.…

  4. The 'Blurred Lines' Appeal Failed -- Now What?

    March 22, 2018 3:48 PM EDT What are the implications of Wednesday's ruling for Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and the rest of the music industry? With the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling on Wednesday to uphold a 2015 verdict finding Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams ' hit "Blurred Lines…

  5. 'Blurred Lines' Verdict Upheld by Appeals Court in Win for Marvin Gaye Family

    March 21, 2018 2:32 PM EDT The 9th Circuit won't order a new trial and affirms damage awards against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, while reversing an award against rapper T.I. A jury's 2015 verdict punishing  Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for infringing  Marvin Gaye 's "Got to Give It Up…