LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The ongoing "Blurred Lines" trial revealed a glimpse of how much money was generated by the success of the Robin Thicke song.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, both sides conceded the accuracy of an accounting statement that reported $16,675,690 in profits from "Blurred Lines" with $5,658,214 went to Thicke, $5,153,457 was given to Williams and
$704,774 going to T.I., who all have credits on the hit.
Labels Interscope, UMG Distribution and Star Trak took the rest with an exec from Universal testifying that the song had overhead costs of $6.9 million.
The lawsuit, brought by the family of Marvin Gaye, who allege that "Blurred Lines" infringes on the copyright of Gaye's "Got to Give It Up," is also seeking a share of the touring profits generated by the song which amounted to about 11 million. – Staff Writers