And he thinks the trial verdict may not just pertain to music, either.
Rihanna was the recipient of the honor in 2014.
For anyone who’s confused about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, Marvin Gaye’s children have written an open letter, which hopes to “set the record straight on a few misconceptions.” Specifically, rumors that they’re suing Pharrell.
A ruling in the family’s favor could block distribution of the song.
But they’re not considering litigation… yet.
“We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure this verdict doesn’t stand,” said attorney Howard King.
As an exercise in a terrible universe where lawsuits come at the drop of a hat because a song has the same “feel”, here are a bunch of people who could sue for millions for what “Uptown Funk” kinda sounds like:
Their attorney said they’ll begin the process in about a week.
Snoop Dogg, Pharrell and Charlie Wilson are chasing that 2004 success with their new single “Peaches N Cream.”
The video showed an overweight man dancing exuberantly — until he’s made fun of by a group of kids.