is not the first artist to demand, trump stop playing their music at campaign rallies. The pair had been accused of copyright infringement for their 2013 single because of the similarities to Gayes 1977 hit Got to Give. Were not in that space, Nona said. (Image: Getty Images he said Blurred Lines is meant to reference the "vibe of that record in the same way that many R B records are a nod to Stevie Wonder's sound. I do think they sound alike Gaye's daughter, Nona Gaye, told "Entertainment Tonight" correspondent Nischelle Turner in an interview. Pharrell Williams is the owner of the copyright Happy, with the exclusive right to exploit same, it continued. Williams has previously made no secret of his opposition to Donald Trump, having begged people to vote for Hillary in the 2016 presidential election, despite admitting that she was dishonest. Jury orders Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay.4 million. But they dont want to see the inside of a courtroom for a while. A court is awarding Marvin Gaye's family.3 million in the "Blurred Lines" lawsuit, and now another chart-topper might come under fire: Pharrell Williams' "Happy." YouTube videos have pointed out similarities between the track and Gaye's 1965 single, "Ain't. You simply can't do that. CNN reached out Thursday to representatives of Thicke and Williams. "It's just a thing that songwriters do he said. District Judge John. "If we do that, that not only affects big corporations, the major labels and so forth, what it affects is songwriters, it affects the ability of creative people to make a living.".