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Marvin Gaye's Ex-Wife Shares The Story Behind The 'Blurred Lines' Lawsuit

HuffPost LIve | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment

The lawsuit over "Blurred Lines," which pitted Marvin Gaye's family against the song's hitmakers, was highly publicized, but according to Marvin's ex-...

The Exceptional Touch of KCRW's Jason Bentley Shapes America's Musical Tastes

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

What do Adele, Foster The People, Hozier, Norah Jones, Arcade Fire, Lorde, Beck, Coldplay, The Black Keys and Sia all have in common?

Marvin Gaye's Sister Forgives Her Father For Killing The R&B Legend

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.01.2015 | Black Voices

On April 1, 1984, Motown legend Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father Marvin P. Gay Sr., on the eve of the singer's 45th birthday. Gaye's youn...

Marvin Gaye's Sister Addresses Alleged Family Feud Over 'Blurred Lines'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.31.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Since Marvin Gaye's estate was awarded $7.4 million in the copyright infringement case over "Blurred Lines" earlier this month, reports have swirled a...

Jason Linkins

So That Happened: With Iran Letter, GOP Senators Basically Say 'Don't Trust America'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, Iranian leaders got a letter, authored by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and signed by 46 other Republican senators, in which ...

Marvin Gaye's Ex-Wife Slams Pharrell's Production Of 'Blurred Lines'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.17.2015 | Black Voices

--Marvin Gaye’s ex-wife, Janis Gaye, shares her reaction to Pharrell Williams’ comments on producing Robin Thicke’s 2013 hit “Blurred Line...

Daily Meditation: Give Each Other Love

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.30.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Steve Carell's Surprise Fallon Visit Gave Us 'Sexual Healing'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.11.2014 | Comedy

Let's get it on! On Wednesday, Steve Carell made a surprise appearance on "The Tonight Show" to join The Ragtime Gals for a harmonized version of a...

Sweet Covers O' Mine: The Top 15 Cover Songs

Chiara Cortese | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Chiara Cortese

There is also something about the old becoming new again for the audience. The mix is comforting, yet has that element of surprise.

Love and Happiness

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline Giegerich

Source: Waffle House Facebook Page We're all searching for it. Some search with running shoes. Some with wine glasses. Some fire up online sites ...

Makes Me Wanna Holler (Or, When the Music Is the Message)

Robert Ross | Posted 11.30.2014 | Black Voices
Robert Ross

In the aftermath of the Ferguson tragedy, the messages of Marvin Gaye's music, the youthful spoken word poets, and the shooting demise of young Michael Brown yielded a powerful mix of music and a gut-wrenching reminder of how far our society must go.

10 Reasons Why I'm a Tamartian

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

When I first started watching "Braxton Family Values" I was a big Toni Braxton fan, I thought she was the most talented, at least vocally of the Braxton sisters.

What Now? Sad Songs, Standards and Sweet Sixteens

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Sam Cooke's lament -- "Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody" -- summed up my social situation after, for reasons known only to my unconscious. I'd blown the Sweet 16 by ignoring my friendly good-looking date in favor of a sarcastic snob at the next table.

Robin Thicke Reportedly Admits To Drug Use And Lying (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Robin Thicke's camp gave HuffPost Entertainment a statement on the depositions obtained by The Hollywood Reporter. On behalf of Thicke, Howard...

FLASHBACK: Marvin Gaye Delivers Iconic Anthem At 1983 NBA All-Star Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports

There will never be another Marvin Gaye. There is only one "The Star-Spangled Banner." When these two American originals crossed paths, the result was...

Daily Meditation: Only Love Can Conquer Hate

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.11.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

10 Things I Loved About 'Motown the Musical'

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.19.2014 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

On "press night," August 19, I saw Motown the Musical at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco. I like musicals so I was prepared to like it but not love it.

Amerigo Gazaway: For Love of Hip Hop

Craig Carpenter | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

Music has a funny way of imprinting a time period in the listener's head. And maybe that's why we like it. As a work of both art and performance, listening to music becomes more than a passive experience.

Chats With Ivan Neville and The Berman Brothers, Plus Exclusives by Geneviéve Bellemare, Home Video and Dream Alive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ivan Neville: "I've bleen doing a little bit of this, a little bit of that, you know. I'm playing with my band Dumpstaphunk and doing other stuff, a few recording sessions here and there."

Music and Movements: The Tradition Continues

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The 1960s folk music scene was a chapter in a long story, one that began decades earlier and that continues today as a new generation of singers and songwriters connect -- directly and indirectly -- to the burgeoning progressive movements that are rippling across the country.

Happy Maurice Cheeks Day!

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports
Robert J. Elisberg

As I prepared to write about an act of uncommon decency by a professional athlete, I realized that calling it that was unfair, that it diminishes what happened, because this was simply an act of uncommon decency, period.

Billy Valentine's Brit Eyed Soul

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Brit Eyed Soul, Billy Valentine's forthcoming album of songs by British rockers inspired by the American soul music of the '50s and '60s, hearkens bac...

Chats with Missing Persons' Dale Bozzio and The Wild Feathers' Ricky Young, Plus Arc Iris and The Boston Boys' Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.18.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think it's super pop. I think it's pop, I think it's modern, I think it's current and it fits right in today with all of these danceable tunes. It does all of those things, it's drivable in the car. That's always the test."

Gravitas: Talking with Asia's John Wetton, Geoff Downes & Carl Palmer, Plus Noah Chenfeld's 'I'm Just A Soul'

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tobias Campbell shoots and edits Noan Chenfeld's video "I'm Just A Soul" just like a pro, employing the teen singer-songwriter's emotional delivery and bipedalism to make use of Central Park's beautiful snowed-under bleakness.

22 Lost Motown Classics That Deserve To Be Rediscovered

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 06.20.2014 | Black Voices

When it comes to songs about first love, true love and heartbreak, we go back, again and again, to a record label that took its heart and soul from De...