‘Blurred Lines’ composers sue over Marvin Gaye, Funkadelic songs

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Singer Thicke performs on NBC's "Today" show in midtown New YorkLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The composers of the hit song "Blurred Lines" have preemptively sued the owners of songs by late soul singer Marvin Gaye and funk band Funkadelic, asking a California federal court to rule that the chart-topping track does not violate any copyrights. "Blurred Lines," released in March by R&B singer Robin Thicke, rapper T.I. and singer-producer Pharrell Williams, is the second-best selling song track this year with more than 4.6 million copies sold in the United States. The lawsuit, which was filed in U.S. …

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