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ICYMI: Over 200 Musicians — Including Jennifer Hudson, R. Kelly, & Weezer — Defend Pharrell Against 'Dangerous' Blurred Lines Verdict!

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Last week, it was reported that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke clapped back hard at that Blurred Lines lawsuit — appealing the verdict that they committed copyright infringement against Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up.

Throughout the drawn out court battle, the singers expressed the sentiment that paying homage to an earlier era and making a song reminiscent of a sound shouldn't fall under copyright infringement.

And it looks like a TON of musicians agree — because 212 artists, composers, and producers have filed a brief with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the bid by Williams, Thicke, and T.I. to overturn the decision.

Related: Ed Sheeran Sued For Stealing From Marvin Gaye!

Musicians from all corners of the industry have banded together to support the appeal, claiming that the Blurred Lines creators deserve victory on grounds that the court's ruling will set a precedent that will "stifle creativity" and "impede the creative process."

Among those who threw their names in the ring are the members of Train, Linkin Park, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Black Crowes, Fall Out Boy, as well as Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, Hall & Oates' John Oates, R. Kelly, Hans Zimmer, Jennifer Hudson, Jean Baptiste, Evan Bogart and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse).

The artist's brief, penned by entertainment attorney Ed McPherson, states:

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Robin Thicke, Pharrell, & T.I. Officially Appeal The Blurred Lines Copyright Verdict!

Filed under: Music MinutePharrellLegal MattersRobin ThickeT.I.

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Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I. are not going to give it up when it comes to that Blurred Lines lawsuit.

Last year, the musicians lost their legal battle against Marvin Gaye's family, who claimed the guys committed copyright infringement with their 2013 hit.

Related: Late Musician's Estate Says Justin Timberlake & Will.i.am Ripped Off A Song!

The late legend's estate won millions of dollars after alleging the songsmiths stole their single from Marvin's Got To Give It Up.

But on Wednesday, the trio officially filed to appeal the verdict! The musicians submitted their opening brief with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

In their legal papers, the performers explained that the verdict, as it stands, could inhibit other artists' creative processes in the future, saying:

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Ed Sheeran Sued For Stealing Thinking Out Loud From Marvin Gaye — Listen To Both & Decide For Yourself HERE!

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For thinking crying out loud!

Believe it or not, Marvin Gaye has already been dead for more than 32 years.. but you'd never be able to tell based on how actively his music is involved in copyright lawsuits!

While Pharrell and Robin Thicke were forced to pay millions to Marvin's estate for stealing Blurred Lines, songwriter Ed Townsend's family is now looking to cash in with a suit of their own…

Only this time it's against Ed Sheeran!!!

Related: Empire Is Facing A $1.5 BILLION Copyright Infringement Case!

Apparently, Ed T. co-wrote Let's Get It On way back in 1973, and his family now believes Ed S. copied basically every aspect of it for his 2014 track Thinking Out Loud.

In a new lawsuit filed by Townsend's heirs, Teddy and his writing team allegedly copied the "heart" of the Marvin classic, with the suit claiming:

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Kanye West Goes Back On Statement That Waves Is 'The Best Album Of All Time' — See His Humble Reasoning HERE!

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This is a bit surprising.

Kanye West isn't exactly known for being modest which is why we were NOT shocked at all when the All Day rapper called his upcoming album, now titled Waves, the "best album of all time."

Well it seems that West must have had a slice of humble pie last night as he took to Twitter and backtracked on his statement by explaining what he REALLY meant.

Related: Wiz Khalifa Accepts Kanye's Apology!

Wanting to honor other great musicians, Kanye tweeted:

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Nina Dobrev Grinds On Tim Tebow While Performing Let's Get It On In Upcoming Lip Sync Battle — Watch!

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If last week's Lip Sync Battle wasn't sexy enough for you with Kaley Cuoco performing Britney Spears' I'm A Slave 4 U, Nina Dobrev is stopping by to try and kick it up a notch.

The Vampire Diaries alum is swinging by the music competition show this week to face off against Tim Tebow, and she's going to be tough to beat!

Related: Nina Shows Off Her Itty Bitty Bikini On Her Girls' Trip!

While Tebow's upcoming performance of Survivor's Eye of the Tiger is sure to get all the ladies swooning as the athlete strips and shows off his body, Nina Dobrev is ready to get it on as she will perform Marvin Gaye's classic Let's Get It On!

Ch-ch-check out the AH-Mazing preview for the upcoming battle and let us know who you're rooting for!

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Listen To The FULL VERSION Of Charlie Puth And Selena Gomez's AH-Mazing Duet We Don't Talk Anymore!

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Don't talk, just listen!

We've been waiting for what seems like forever for the release of Charlie Puth's brand new duet We Don't Talk Anymore!

And our patience has finally paid off — because the Marvin Gaye singer finally dropped the full track featuring Selena Gomez – and it's even better than we could have imagined!

Video: Ellen Grills Charlie About Making Out With Meghan Trainor!

Now, we only have to wait for Charlie and Selly to sing the jam at an award show and suck face at the end of the performance like he did with Meghan Trainor! LOLz!

This cool duet is off the 24-year-old's upcoming album Nine Track Mind, which hits stores on January 29!

Ch-ch-check out the super catchy soon-to-be hit (below):

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Ellen DeGeneres Grills Charlie Puth About Making Out With His 'Friend' Meghan Trainor! Watch Him Try To Explain Their Onstage Lip Lock!

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Charlie Puth is one of the biggest breakout artists of 2015!

If it wasn't the singer's featured vocals on Wiz Khalifa's smash hit See You Again that sealed the deal, it was Charlie's steamy American Music Awards performance with Meghan Trainor — which concluded with the two sucking face on stage!

Despite the two enjoying a nice makeout sesh after performing their duet Marvin Gaye back in November, Puth insisted on the Ellen DeGeneres Show that he and the All About That Bass singer are "best friends"!

Video: Kevin Hart Tells Ellen He Saved Lady GaGa's Life!

On Wednesday's show, the 24-year-old revealed he and Trainor agreed to swap spit at the end of the performance as "a visual aesthetic" for what the song means — a.k.a. getting it on!

That seems like just a fancy excuse for Puth to lock lips with M.Train — and we're totally okay with that!

Ch-ch-check out the clip (below) to hear how the singer ignored Ellen's phone calls when she first discovered him as an artist!

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