Did singer Pharrell also steal 'Happy' from Marvin Gaye?

Trending on Facebook

More popular and trending stories

Singer Pharrell Williams may be facing another legal battle over stealing copywritten material. 

This time for his mega-hit "Happy." And, once again, it's Marvin Gaye's family that's making the claim. 

>> Read more trending stories  

Pharrell's 2014 hit was a global smash, selling an estimated 10 million units worldwide, winning the Grammy for best music video, and topping Billboard's year-end Hot 100 songs chart. (HollywoodReporter)

"I'm not going to lie. I do think they sound alike," Nona Gaye, Marvin's 40-year-old daughter, said. However, she added that she wasn't thinking about the legal implications right now. "We're not in that space." (CBSNews)

Here's Happy

Here's Marvin Gaye's 1965 hit song "I'm not gonna lie." 

Here's a smashup of the two songs:

Download Our App!

Listen on Alexa!

Y100 Concerts

Y100 Rodeo

8 Man Jam

Mobile Apps

Everything you love about y100fm.com and more! Tap on any of the buttons below to download our app.

AMAZON ALEXA

Enable our Skill today to listen live at home on your Alexa Devices!