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September 4, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Robin Thicke may have gotten his hands on more than he intended to when he posed Aug. 25 for a post-VMA party picture with one Lana Scolaro. First the 36-year-old singer was busted as Mr. Grabby Hands when a mirror in the background of the photo revealed him holding on to her butt cheek in a more-than-friendly fashion. Now, Scolaro - who says she met Thicke a week before at another party - has told Life & Style  that the "Blurred Lines" singer cheated on wife Paula Patton with her. That very same night.
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February 28, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Robin Thicke isn't quite ready to give up on Paula Patton, if his recent actions are any indication. The singer, whose separation from his actress wife became public with a joint announcement Monday, expressed his intentions to the crowd at his Thursday concert in Fairfax, Va. "For y'all that don't know, me and my wife separated, but I'm trying to get my girl back," he said on stage . "She's a good woman. " Previously, caught on video at Washington, D.C.'s Dulles International Airport, he told a TMZ cameraman that he was "just trying to get her back, man. " All that's in line with reports that it was Patton, not Thicke, who drew the line when it came to initiating their split.
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October 9, 2013 | By Randy Lewis
The first slate of performers for the Dec. 6  Grammy Awards nominations concert includes Drake, Robin Thicke, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Keith Urban, who will take part in the event at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live. Nominations will be announced in a one-hour special on CBS: “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night.” The show will be hosted again by rapper-actor LL Cool J. The awards will be presented Jan. 26 at Staples Center in downtown L.A. The push toward the 2013 Grammy Awards took another important step Wednesday, with first-round ballots being sent to the Recording Academy's roughly 12,000 voting members.
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February 26, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Robin Thicke is speaking out for the first time since he and Paula Patton announced their split - though he's not dishing any real dirt. Still, there is more info on the days leading up to the breakup announcement. "I want to thank everyone for the well wishes these last few days," Thicke said Wednesday on his official website . "My fans mean everything to me. I'm looking forward to getting back on out on the road and performing in Washington DC this Thursday, and the rest of the tour.
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July 26, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
The controversial -- and nudity-filled -- video for Robin Thicke's " Blurred Lines " has attracted so much attention lately that one might assume it's behind the song's seven-week stint atop the Hot 100, an impressive reign that Billboard described this week as the longest so far in 2013. But "Blurred Lines" isn't just inescapable online -- it's also a fixture on the airwaves. According to a press release issued Friday by Thicke's label, Interscope Records, "Blurred Lines" has "broken the record for the highest radio audience ever recorded.
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August 2, 2013 | By Meredith Blake
Jimmy Fallon , The Roots and Robin Thicke have teamed up for a classroom-instrument version of this summer's most ubiquitous hit, “Blurred Lines.” The “Late Night” clip above may not have the scantily clad young women who've made the “Blurred Lines” video so popular (and so contentious), but what it lacks in bare flesh it more than makes up for in kazoos and cowbells. This low-fi rendition of "Blurred Lines" seems destined to become a viral hit, as were the similar arrangements of “ Call Me Maybe ” and “ All I Want For Christmas Is You .” RELATED: With 'Blurred Lines,' Robin Thicke hits the big time, finally In retrospect, it's inevitable that Fallon et. al., who've made goofy pop spoofs a “Late Night” signature, would tackle Thicke's infectious, Marvin Gaye-inspired single.
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February 28, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Robin Thicke isn't quite ready to give up on Paula Patton, if his recent actions are any indication. The singer, whose separation from his actress wife became public with a joint announcement Monday, expressed his intentions to the crowd at his Thursday concert in Fairfax, Va. "For y'all that don't know, me and my wife separated, but I'm trying to get my girl back," he said on stage . "She's a good woman. " Previously, caught on video at Washington, D.C.'s Dulles International Airport, he told a TMZ cameraman that he was "just trying to get her back, man. " All that's in line with reports that it was Patton, not Thicke, who drew the line when it came to initiating their split.
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August 16, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have made no secret of the fact that their massive summer hit “Blurred Lines” is influenced by the classic Marvin Gaye song “Got to Give it Up.” Now they are suing to protect themselves from copyright claims by Marvin Gaye's family and Bridgeport Music Inc., which owns some Funkadelic compositions. In a complaint filed Thursday in a federal court in Los Angeles, representatives for Williams, Thicke and Clifford Harris Jr. (the rapper commonly known as T.I.)
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July 7, 2013 | By August Brown
Ever since YouTube brought music videos into the privacy of your home or well-locked office, an easy way for artists to get attention is to include some artful nudity in their videos. It's been standard practice for groups on the experimental fringes for years -- see the Flaming Lips and the Weeknd, among many others. But in the last few weeks, both Justin Timberlake and Robin Thicke have released racy edits of videos for their popular singles "Tunnel Vision" and "Blurred Lines. " These aren't cuts by rising acts looking to make a stark first impression.
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July 9, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
What single line might the lyrics to all of this summer's pop hits be condensed to? "I know you just want to feel this moment right now. " That's more or less the takeaway from "SummerMash '13," a delightful new mashup of recently inescapable tunes -- including Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," Icona Pop's "I Love It," Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" and "Feel This Moment" by Pitbull and Christina Aguilera -- from DJ Earworm. TIMELINE: Summer's must see concerts He's the San Francisco-based mix-master known for his annual " United State of Pop " mashup, in which he combines the year's biggest singles into one monster jam. But not unlike the impatient moment-feelers in so many of this summer's hits, Earworm evidently couldn't wait to bestow his latest creation upon us. And we're quite all right with that.
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February 24, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Singer Robin Thicke and his actress-model wife, Paula Patton, who first met when he was only 14, have split after more than eight years of marriage, it was reported Monday. "We will always love each other and be best friends," the couple said in a statement to People that confirmed their mutual decision to separate.  Thicke and Patton - he's 36, she's 38 - married in June 2005 and welcomed son Julian Fuego in April 2010. Last September, talking to Star magazine (via Radar Online )
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January 26, 2014 | By Todd Martens
Grammy voters broke from tradition and awarded record of the year to Daft Punk's “Get Lucky,” making it the rare dance song to win one of the most coveted of Grammy trophies. The project of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Daft Punk's “Get Lucky” was inescapable in 2013,  a modern-era homage to dance trends of the '70s and '80s. The single from “Random Access Memories,” which is nominated for album of the year, has sold more than 3 million downloads in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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January 7, 2014 | By Mikael Wood
The record-industry score-keepers at Nielsen SoundScan recently confirmed something many music fans had probably already assumed: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" - the cheeky disco-funk jam with the controversial, nudity-enhanced video - was the biggest-selling single of 2013, with 6.5 million copies sold. The tune, nominated for record of the year at this month's Grammy Awards, spent 12 straight weeks atop Billboard's Hot 100, longer than any other song last year; that video, meanwhile, has racked up nearly 300 million views on YouTube.
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January 3, 2014 | By Randy Lewis
Justin Timberlake scored the top-selling album of 2013 with his “The 20/20 Experience” and Robin Thicke ruled the singles chart with the runaway hit “Blurred Lines,” according to year-end sales figures released by Nielsen SoundScan. But these two sales monarchs presided over a kingdom that continued to erode in significant ways. Timberlake's album sold 2.43 million copies during the year, the only album to top the 2 million mark in 2013 and the lowest figure for the year's biggest-selling album since Nielsen SoundScan started reporting retail sales in 1991.
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December 16, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
The women, you'll notice, are dressed this time. Nine months after his nudity-enhanced video for "Blurred Lines" ignited a firestorm of controversy -- and helped turn the song into one of the year's biggest hits -- Robin Thicke released a new music video Monday for his song "Feel Good. " Not unlike the "Blurred Lines" clip, it's a relatively straightforward affair in which the blue-eyed soul singer performs his song (this one co-written and produced by will.i.am) while various women dance around him. But where those women went largely without clothes in "Blurred Lines," here they're costumed in the manner of Las Vegas showgirls.
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December 15, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
Over the summer, as his song “Blurred Lines” was entering its second month atop the Hot 100, Robin Thicke recalled a time when his music was making a different impact. “ 'Lost Without U' played on the Wave,” the singer told me with a touch of regret, referring to the feather-light ballad of his that in 2007 became a staple on L.A.'s KTWV-FM (94.7). Also known as the Wave, the easy-rolling radio station broadcasts what it calls “smooth R&B,” but for Thicke that appellation signified a problem.
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December 16, 2013 | By Mikael Wood
The women, you'll notice, are dressed this time. Nine months after his nudity-enhanced video for "Blurred Lines" ignited a firestorm of controversy -- and helped turn the song into one of the year's biggest hits -- Robin Thicke released a new music video Monday for his song "Feel Good. " Not unlike the "Blurred Lines" clip, it's a relatively straightforward affair in which the blue-eyed soul singer performs his song (this one co-written and produced by will.i.am) while various women dance around him. But where those women went largely without clothes in "Blurred Lines," here they're costumed in the manner of Las Vegas showgirls.
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October 28, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Hugh Hefner, you wacky pop-culture maven, you: The Playboy founder and wife Crystal Hefner went all out for Halloween, dressing up as Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus from that memorable MTV Video Music Awards performance. Hef tweeted a selfie with Crystal before the party started, then followed with a shot of her twerking on him with her tongue out, which is something maybe we didn't need to see. And if you look closely enough, his striped "suit" appears to be of the prison variety.
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December 10, 2013 | By Michael Ordona
"I think I started with drums," says Pharrell Williams. He launches into the strong, clean, distinctive beat to the "Despicable Me 2" song "Happy" with his hands slapping his lap, then vocally adds more and more percussion sounds: "You know what I mean?" Even without instruments, singing the word "music" for the rave-up organ line and tapping on his body in this nearly empty meeting room at the Four Seasons, he brings out the song's giddy dance-party feel: "'It might seem crazy, what I'm 'bout to say … music, music, music, music," he sings in a '60s croon somewhere between Curtis Mayfield and Jackie Wilson, "Sunshine, she's here, you can take a break … music, music, music, music ….' "So that led the whole feeling for the track.
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December 6, 2013 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Will Macklemore & Ryan Lewis,  Lorde and Robin Thicke make it into song- and record-of-the-year categories? Did Kendrick Lamar's breakout year land him a seat in the new artist and album-of-the-year races? How will Daft Punk and Justin Timberlake's massive comeback albums be rewarded? Will Taylor Swift's "Red" face off against Kanye West's "Yeezus"? Did Miley Cyrus twerk her way into the hearts of Grammy voters? TIMELINE: Grammy winners through the years Those questions, and plenty more, will be answered when the Grammy nods are unveiled Friday during its annual nomination concert special.
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