$16.6 million. That is the profit that the hit song “Blurred Lines” has generated since its release. While the profitability of a song is highly guarded secret in the industry, Robin Thicke was forced to reveal the number during the copyright infringement trial. Of the total profit, he and Pharrell Williams each took over $5 million.
The copyright infringement dispute arose when the family of deceased “Got to Give It Up” singer Marvin Gaye sued Thicke over allegedly ripping off Gaye’s song. Arguing …Continue Reading