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A jury has sided with the family of Marvin Gaye, determining that Robin Thicke and Pharrell¬†Williams copied parts of Gaye’s song “Got to Give It Up” for their hit, “Blurred Lines.”

The jury awarded the late Gaye’s family approximately $7.4 million in damages. Williams will pay about $1.6 million and Thicke will pay about $1.77 million.

The jury ruled Clifford Harris, the rapper known as T.I. who performed on “Blurred Lines” and received a co-songwriting credit, did not infringe on the Gaye copyright.

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