This week, Derek Zoolander broke some great news and Robin Thicke’s troubles just keep getting worse.
A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.
Aloe Blacc, Robin Thicke and Melissa Etheridge will also perform at the 17th annual concert.
Robin Thicke is one of the biggest stars in music right now, but some Boston University students don’t want him performing on the campus next month.
At issue his his song “Blurred Lines”. According to a petition created on the Change.org website, the group Humanists of Boston University says the song “celebrates having sex with women against their will. Lyrics such as, ‘I know you want it,’ explicitly use non-consensual language. And while watching the extremely explicit video, the insinuations grow from subtle to explicit to obnoxious.”
A student petition is calling for BU to cancel Robin Thicke’s concert claiming his lyrics promote sexual abuse of women.
Who will walk away with GRAMMY gold at the 56th Annual awards? We rank the top 20 nominees.
Another January day, another round of GRAMMY performer announcements. Metallica, Lorde, Katy Perry and Robin Thicke with Chicago will take the stage later this month.
One thing is clear: Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” was the most talked about song of the summer and now it’s up for 4 GRAMMYs including Record of the Year. Thicks says it’s all due to Pharrell and a rather racy video.
Lorde is the latest addition to this weekend’s star-studded GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night.
The hour-long special, airing on CBS, will also feature Maklemore & Ryan Lewis and the announcement of this year’s GRAMMY nominees.