Image Courtesy of MotownLast week, a jury began deliberations in the copyright-infringement case that Marvin Gaye‘s family launched that claims Robin Thicke‘s 2013 smash “Blurred Lines” ripped off the late Motown legend’s song “Got to Give It Up.” While the outcome of the trial is still up in the air, all the media attention apparently has had a positive effect on sales of Gaye’s chart-topping 1977 tune.

According to Nielsen SoundScan, sales of “Got to Give It Up” were up 94 percent during the first week of the trial in comparison to the previous week. The track racked up 2,400 digital sales during the week ending on March 1, while it sold about 1,300 digital copies the week before.

This is not the first time the controversy over “Blurred Lines” alleged similarity to “Got to Give It Up” contributed to a sales boost for the latter tune. In late August 2013, after Thicke filed a preemptive suit against Gaye’s family, “Got to Give It Up” experienced its best-ever week for digital sales, with 6,300 downloads sold.

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