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Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams

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Famous as :

Hip - hop singer

Birth Date :

April 05, 1973

Birth Place :

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Spouse :

Helen Lasichanh (model/fashion designer, since 12-Oct-13)

Claim to fame :

Single "Frontin'" (2003)

Biography


Pharrell Williams, the oldest of three sons of Carolyn, a teacher, and Pharaoh Williams, a handyman, is a creative force in music industry. He formed N.E.R.D. with his childhood friend and marching band mate, Chad Hugo, and created The Neptunes with two other friends Shay Haley and Mike Etheridge.

He produced a lot of hit singles including Britney Spears' "I'm a Slave 4 U", Nelly's "Hot in Herre". He also helped create Daft Punk's "Get Lucky", Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines", and Justin Timberlake's "Like I Love You". At the 2004 Grammys, he got two awards for Best Pop Vocal Album and Producer of the Year in Non-Classical category, thanks to his work in JT's "Justified".

Latest News


Iranians Arrested for Dancing to Pharrell's 'Happy' Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail and 91 Lashes

September 19, 2014 08:55:59 GMT

Back in May, six Iranians were arrested for dancing to ' hit single "Happy" in a video that went viral on YouTube. The clip was deemed "vulgar" because the three boys are seen appearing together with three girls. Additionally, the girls are unveiled. They were later released after being forced to confess to their criminal acts and apologize on national television.
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Pharrell Reunites With Shay Haley Onstage, Hints at New N.E.R.D Project

September 12, 2014 03:52:43 GMT

headlined the tenth night of iTunes Festival in London on Wednesday night, September 10. During his set, he excited the concertgoers at Roundhouse venue in Camden when he brought out his bandmate Shay Haley onstage to perform some of the group's hits.
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Video: Maroon 5 Covers Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

September 12, 2014 01:55:33 GMT

turned ' feel-good hit single "Happy" into a sad song when they visited BBC Radio 1's "Live Lounge" recently. During their session on the radio show, the band impressed the host with a stripped down cover of the upbeat track.
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Video: Snoop Dogg Teases a New Collaboration With Pharrell

September 08, 2014 05:03:07 GMT

has reunited with for a new collaboration. In a vlog he shared recently, the rapper lets fans enjoy a 30-second snippet of the song while he rolls a blunt alongside longtime collaborator and friend .
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'The Voice' Season 7 Trailer: New Coaches Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Show Great Chemistry

August 22, 2014 08:44:39 GMT

NBC has given the first look at "" season 7 through a new trailer which shows the four coaches during the Blind Auditions. and are joined by and this time and the two new additions already show great chemistry.
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Pharrell Williams' Grammy Hat to Be Displayed in Museum

August 20, 2014 07:38:08 GMT

A Vivienne Westwood hat which became ' signature piece at the Grammy Awards earlier this year is going to be displayed in a museum. The hat's current owner Arby's announced in a Twitter post on Tuesday, August 18 that the brown hat would make an appearance at the Newseum's display in Washington, D.C.
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Pharrell Adds Snoop Dogg, Lorde and More to 'NBA 2K15' Playlist

August 13, 2014 08:54:58 GMT

has curated the playlist of 2K Sports' upcoming "NBA 2K15" video game. The list, unveiled on Tuesday, August 12, features 27 old and new tracks by several hip-hop, rock and pop artists.
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Pharrell, Rick Ross Tapped to Perform at Odd Future's Carnival

August 08, 2014 04:41:10 GMT

will be joined by some friends when they bring back their Camp Flag Gnaw Carnival later this year. The rap collective's leader is headlining the annual event alongside .
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Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande to Help Kick Off the NFL

August 04, 2014 08:33:16 GMT

Some big names are scheduled to help open the upcoming season of the NFL. According to a press release on Sunday, August 3, is set to perform outside of CenturyLink Field in Seattle on September 4 to help kick off the 95th season. Fans will be able to watch the pregame show on NBC and NFL Network.
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Alicia Keys Joins Pharrell's Team as Mentor on 'The Voice'

July 24, 2014 05:33:44 GMT

"" has welcomed another powerful singer to the family. has shared exciting news that she is joining ' team as a mentor in the upcoming season of the singing competition which airs on NBC.
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Pharrell Hangs Out With Miley Cyrus and a Bunch of Models in 'Come Get It Bae' Video

July 24, 2014 02:46:54 GMT

has reteamed with for the music video of their collaboration, "Come Get It Bae". The new visuals, hitting YouTube on Wednesday, July 23, is quite simple and straightforward as it sees a bunch of female models dancing to the catchy track in a studio apartment while Skateboard P films them.
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Maroon 5, Pharrell, Sam Smith and More Announced as iTunes Fest Headliners

July 21, 2014 09:07:10 GMT

Several big names in music have been listed as performers for the 2014 iTunes Festival, which will be held for the eighth time in the U.K. in September. Apple announced on Monday, July 21 that , and would be among stars to take the stage at the Roundhouse in Camden.
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Weird Al Yankovic Recreates Pharrell's 'Happy' in 'Tacky' Music Video

July 15, 2014 01:59:14 GMT

has released the music video of "Tacky", one of the songs set to be included in his upcoming album "". Arriving on Monday, July 14, the clip finds the singer/parodist recreating ' wildly popular hit "Happy" and its accompanying visuals.
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Usher Enlists Nicki Minaj and Pharrell for New Single 'She Came to Give It to You'

July 08, 2014 07:28:58 GMT

A brand new single from 's upcoming album is currently underway. On Monday, July 7, the R&B singer announced that the track called "She Came to Give It to You" would be premiered on Tuesday morning on Chicago's WGCI 107.5.
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BET Awards 2014: Beyonce Dominates Full Winners List

June 30, 2014 05:04:19 GMT

The complete winners list of the 2014 BET Awards, which was held on Sunday night, June 29 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, has been revealed. led the pack with three nods including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration (for her collaboration with "Drunk in Love") and the FANdemonium award.
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BET Awards 2014: Drake, Pharrell Among Early Winners

June 30, 2014 01:55:48 GMT

The 2014 BET Awards was officially kicked off at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 29. opened the event with the live performance of his "Come Get It Bae" before bringing out to perform her 2003 hit "Pass That Dutch".
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Lupita Nyong'o and Pharrell Williams Join Oscar Voting Body

June 27, 2014 03:44:23 GMT

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.
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First Promo for 'The Voice' Season 7 Featuring Gwen Stefani and Pharrell

June 21, 2014 02:22:48 GMT

"" introduces its coach line-up for season 7 in a newly released promo. Set to 's hit "Hollaback Girl" which co-wrote, the clip features these two new coaches getting playful with regular coaches and .
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Daniel Radcliffe, Pharell and Will Ferrell Among Hollywood Walk of Fame Honorees for 2015

June 20, 2014 04:58:25 GMT

The Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced a handful of new honorees on June 19. There will be thirty public figures in entertainment industries who will be given stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015.
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Video: Pharrell Performs 'Happy' and 'Come Get It Bae' on 'Today' Concert Series

June 06, 2014 02:45:49 GMT

hit the stage of "" concert series on Thursday morning, June 5. Braving the pouring rain, the Grammy-winning producer excited fans with the live performances of some of his hit singles.
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Pharrell Williams Apologizes for Wearing Native American Headdress

June 05, 2014 00:19:36 GMT

is sorry for trading his trademark hat with a Native American headdress. The "Happy" singer issued an apology on Wednesday, June 4 after fans protested his U.K. Elle cover.
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Pharrell Williams Angers Fans After Sporting Indian Headgear on Magazine Cover

June 04, 2014 08:46:05 GMT

swaps his usual Vivienne Westwood mountie hat for feather headdress on the cover of Elle U.K. On the front page of the magazine's special edition, the super producer wears a colorful top and an Indian headgear as he makes a serious expression. The photo, which was taken by Doug Inglish, shows the "Happy" singer staring off into the distance.
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Pharrell Williams, Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher to Perform at 2014 BET Awards

June 03, 2014 17:33:39 GMT

A series of musical guests tapped for the upcoming 14th annual BET Awards have been announced. , , , and are confirmed to rock this year's prize-giving event at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on Sunday, June 29.
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Iranians Arrested After Recreating Pharrell's 'Happy' Music Video

May 21, 2014 08:41:45 GMT

has reacted to reports saying that a group of young Iranians were arrested after they recreated the music video of "Happy". On Tuesday night, May 20, the Grammy Award-winning singer/producer said on Twitter, "It's beyond sad these kids were arrested for trying to spread happiness."
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Bono Celebrates Birthday With Pharrell Williams, Jared Leto

May 16, 2014 06:22:54 GMT

Many stars gathered at a party to celebrate 's birthday recently. Bono, who turned 54 on May 10, was joined by celebrity friends such as and in a bash which took place at manager Guy Oseary's house in Los Angeles. Bono's daughter Jordan, who coincidentally shares the same birthday with the singer, celebrated her 25th birthday alongside her father.
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Pharrell Debuts Japanese Version of 'Happy' Music Video

May 14, 2014 08:28:52 GMT

That 24-hour music video for "Happy" is still not enough. On Tuesday, May 13, continued his mission to spread happiness worldwide by dropping a Japanese version of his wildly popular hit single.
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Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Perform 'Hollaback Girl' on 'The Voice'

May 06, 2014 07:24:17 GMT

, who was recently confirmed as a coach in the upcoming season of "", appeared on the show on Monday night, May 5. The 44-year-old star made an early visit to the popular singing competition as a performer.
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Video: Pharrell Performs Medley of Hit Songs at iHeartRadio Music Awards

May 02, 2014 05:06:57 GMT

was not only among winners at the just-concluded iHeartRadio Music Awards, but he was also one of the performers at the event. The 41-year-old entertainer graced the stage at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to perform a medley of his hit songs.
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Rihanna Dominates iHeartRadio Awards' Full Winners List, Pharrell Wins Innovator Award

May 02, 2014 03:34:34 GMT

The full winners list of the the first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards has been unveiled. came out as the biggest winner at the event which aired on NBC from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on Thursday night, May 1.
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Pharrell: 'Happy' Was Originally Recorded by Cee-Lo Green

May 01, 2014 04:54:47 GMT

is currently enjoying the success of his single, "Happy". The Oscar-nominated track is now in its 10th week at No. 1 on Billboard 100. However, the 41-year-old hitmaker recently revealed that the song was originally recorded by someone else.
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