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Ed Sheeran Missed His Grandmother’s Funeral While Battling Copyright Case Over Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On”


While Ed Sheeran was in New York wrapping up his copyright case over allegedly copying Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” in the creation of his single “Thinking of You.” In Ireland, his grandmother was being laid to rest. Visit for more information According to The Daily Mail, Sheeran’s 98-year-old grandmother died during the […]

Ed Sheeran Denies Stealing Marvin Gaye Song as Plagiarism Trial Is Underway

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Opening statements were set to occur Tuesday after a jury was chosen in a trial that mashes up Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” with Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On.” Visit for more information The heirs of Ed Townsend, Gaye’s co-writer of the 1973 soul classic, sued Sheeran, alleging the English pop star’s hit 2014 tune has “striking […]

Summer Walker’s ‘Still Over It’ to Debut on Top of Billboard 200

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Summer Walker put her all into Still Over It and the fans have responded with impressive first-week numbers. Visit for more information Walker’s second album tops the Billboard 200, becoming the first No.1 album in her career. Walker’s Still Over It album earned 166,000 equivalent album units in the first week and is the […]

Summer Walker Covers Marvin Gaye’s “I Want to Come Home for Christmas”


The holiday season is in full swing and for the second year in a row, Summer Walker is providing a Christmas Carol. The Still Over It singer recorded a brand-new, Amazon Original cover of Marvin Gaye’s “I Want to Come Home for Christmas” exclusively for Amazon Music. Visit for more information “Having the opportunity […]

Marvin Gaye Biopic Coming To Theatres

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Warner Bros. is bringing a Marvin Gaye biopic to the big screen. Deadline reports, the production company is teaming up with Allen Hughes, Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine, and Andrew Lazar for the film. In an exclusive interview with Deadline, Hughes shared details. Visit for more information “This is so personal for me,” said Hughes. “When […]

Pharrell Cleared in Marvin Gaye “Blurred Lines” Perjury Case

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The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that super-producer Pharrell’s six-year legal battle with Marvin Gaye’s estate has ended after a judge has decided that the Star Trak captain didn’t commit perjury when describing his creative process in making the record in an interview with legendary Def Jam producer Rick Rubin. Visit for more information Both […]

DITC’s Lord Finesse Remixes Classic Motown Songs for Forthcoming ‘Motown State Of Mind’ Album

Legendary rapper, hip-hop producer, and founding member of the influential collective Diggin’ In The Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.), Lord Finesse is back with his most ambitious project to date: Motown State of Mind, a set of handpicked Motown classics remixed and reimagined. The inspired new remix album will be available to stream on June 26 via Motown/UMe and the remix of Marvin Gaye’s “I Want […]

Showtime Documentary Films Release Trailer For ‘Hitsville: The Making Of Motown’


On August 24th, Showtime documentary films will release Hitsville: The Making of Motown. Benjamin and Gabe Turner (Class of 92, I Am Bolt, One Direction: This Is Us) are the directors. Visit for more information The incredible story of the legendary Motown Records is told through new and exclusive interviews with the label’s visionary founder, […]

Marvin Gaye’s 1972 Album ‘You’re The Man’ to be Released

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On April 2, iconic singer/songwriter Marvin Pentz Gaye would have turned 80 years old. For his legion of fans, there is good news concerning his catalog of music. In celebration of his birthday, Motown is preparing to premiere an unreleased album by Marvin Gaye that’s well over 40 years old entitled You’re the Man. The […]

Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Ordered to Pay $5 Million to Marvin Gaye’s Estate


Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams were ordered to pay $5 million to Marvin Gaye’s family for the copyright of Thicke’s 2013 hit single, “Blurred Lines,” after a 5-year legal battle. Visit for more information The songwriters were accused of copyright infringement due to the song’s similarities to Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got To Give It […]

Dr. Dre Slated To Produce Marvin Gaye Biopic

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With production credits from 2015’s Straight Outta Compton under his belt, legendary Hip Hop icon Dr. Dre is ready to take on another big musical biography and make a motion picture. Visit for more information According to several media reports, the Compton native is already in pre-production stages of a film. According to a […]

Dr. Dre is Reportedly Working on a Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is Reportedly Working on a Movie About Marvin Gaye

Dr. Dre is reportedly in the early stages of getting a Marvin Gaye biopic off the ground, as per Variety. Sources report that rights to use Gaye’s music have been secured. Visit for more information The music mogul’s film credits include 2015’s Straight Outta Compton, where he served as an executive producer, alongside Ice […]

Raekwon Discusses His Tribute To Marvin Gaye On The Eve Of His Birth & Death

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One of the standout tracks from Raekwon’s recently released seventh solo-masterpiece, The Wild, is undoubtedly his heartfelt tribute to Marvin Gaye, simply entitled “Marvin” which features Cee-Lo. Visit for more information With “Marvin,” Raekwon authors his own audio autobiography of the fellow iconic artist, detailing his upbringing, his artistic legacy, his turbulent personal life […]

Marvin Gaye, Nile Rodgers, Lionel Richie, and More Honored By Songwriters Hall Of Fame


On June 9, Marvin Gaye and Nile Rodgers will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. Visit for more information Established in 1969, the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) celebrates musical pioneers. Gaye, who is being inducted posthumously, helped shape the sound of Motown. His major hits include “What’s Going On,” “Let’s Get It On” and […]

Here’s dvsn’s Cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On”

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The enigmatic R&B and Soul act, dvsn, who recently signed to Drake‘s OVO Sound record label, have spent most of the Spring making their welcomed introduction, from covering classic R&B songs like Aaliyah‘s “One In a Million,” to releasing their debut album, Sept. 5th, featuring soulful cuts like “Too Deep” and “Hallucinations.” Visit for more […]