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Robin Thicke performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. The video for his song "Blurred Lines," where topless models playfully dance around him, has stirred a debate, with detractors complaining that it's too racy and degrading to women. Thick insists he meant no offense - and the song, meanwhile, has become the No. 1 hit of the summer. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I. have filed a lawsuit against singer Marvin Gaye's family and Bridgeport Music in trying to protect their summer hit, "Blurred Lines."

The Hollywood Reporter obtained a copy of the court documents, which read:

"Plaintiffs, who have the utmost respect for and admiration of Marvin Gaye, Funkadelic and their musical legacies, reluctantly file this action in the face of multiple adverse claims from alleged successors in interest to those artists. Defendants continue to insist that plaintiffs' massively successful composition, 'Blurred Lines,' copies 'their' compositions."

The trio's "Blurred Lines" is standing strong at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming one of only eight male lead songs to reach double-digit success.

Have a listen to the two songs below. Who do you side with?

Robin Thicke - "Blurred Lines" ft. T.I., Pharrell

Marvin Gaye - "Got to Give it Up"

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