Pharrell, Robin Thicke and T.I. Profited $16M From Blurred Lines

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"Blurred Lines" profited $16,675,690 and with Robin Thicke earning $5,658,214, Pharrell earning $5,153,457, and ATL 2 rapper T.I. earning $704,774 while Interscope, UMG Distribution and StarTrak split up the rest. According to a court case over a copyright case with the Gaye family, the song cost roughly $6.9M to make. The Gaye family also wants a chunk off Thicke's $11M touring profit from their successful claim that his hit single sounded too familiar to "Got To Give It Up." The Gaye estate initially was suing for $40M for royalties and touring. Click here for more information on the legal documents.
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