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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


Snoop Dogg Unveils Cover Art for Pharrell-Produced Album 'Bush'

March 04, 2015 09:09:31 GMT

While "" is still waiting for an official release date, has revealed the official cover art for the album. Arriving via the rapper's Instagram on Tuesday, March 3, the green-themed image features a blue dog chewing on a bush.
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Full List of Nominees for the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards Includes Ariana Grande, One Direction

February 28, 2015 05:29:10 GMT

Nominations for this year's Radio Disney Music Awards have been announced. Famous names in Hollywood music industry, including the likes of , , , , and , were among top nominees announced in a televised special "Disney Channel Presents the 2015 RDMA Nomination Special" aired on Friday, February 27 on Disney Channel.
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Missy Elliott and Pharrell Pictured Hitting the Studio Together

February 27, 2015 09:16:38 GMT

is apparently planning a collaboration with fellow Virginia native . The raptress revealed that she's working with the Grammy-winning hitmaker with a photo she shared on Twitter on Thursday, February 26.
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Snoop Dogg Releases Trailer for Pharrell Williams-Produced New Album 'Bush'

February 18, 2015 08:33:51 GMT

While fans are eagerly waiting for "", released on Tuesday, February 17 a trailer for the new album. Arriving via the new website FollowTheBush.com, the short clip gives glimpses at the rapper smoking a blunt in front of a bush background before a snippet of the LP's first single "Peaches N Cream" is played to close out the video.
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Pharrell Williams to Release 'Happy' Picture Book Series

February 17, 2015 07:16:44 GMT

has signed a deal with Putnam Books for Young Readers to release a series of children picture books. Pharrell has agreed to release four picture books, one of which is inspired by his hit song "Happy".
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Pharrell's 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Hat at Grammy Awards Sparks Twitter Talk

February 09, 2015 07:30:39 GMT

Bye-bye Arby's hat, hello "" hat! , who caused an online buzz after last year's Grammy Awards with his iconic Vivienne Westwood hat, has started another uproar on Twitter with his fashion choice at the biggest music event this year.
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Video: Pharrell, Kanye West, Rihanna and More Perform at Grammy Awards 2015

February 09, 2015 06:32:06 GMT

Dozens of A-list musicians performed at the 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday night, February 8. Among those who took the stage at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California were , and .
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Grammy Awards 2015: Sam Smith and Pharrell Among Early Winners

February 09, 2015 02:12:53 GMT

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards has officially started. kicked off the event, which is currently airing live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, with the live performance of their hits "Rock or Bust" and "Highway to Hell".
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NAACP Image Awards 2015: Beyonce, Pharrell and Sam Smith Among Winners in Music

February 07, 2015 06:35:27 GMT

The complete winners list of the 2015 NAACP Image Awards has been revealed. was among the winners at the awards event airing on Friday night, February 6 as she took home the Outstanding Female Artist trophy after edging out competitors including , and .
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Christina Aguilera Enlists Pharrell for Her Next Album

January 31, 2015 05:45:56 GMT

has worked with one of the hottest producers in the game for her new album. The singer revealed she'd done a collaboration with fellow "" coach as she chatted with Extra to promote her return to the NBC singing contest.
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First Look at Pharrell Williams on 'The Simpsons' Emerges

January 23, 2015 04:02:03 GMT

is heading to Springfield in an upcoming episode of "". The Grammy Award-winning producer is tapped to guest star in the February 8 outing of the long-running animated series and will appear as himself.
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Pharrell Williams and Al Gore Announce 2015 Global Live Earth Climate Concert

January 22, 2015 17:27:31 GMT

and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore are reviving Live Earth Concert this year. The festival will take place on June 18 in Paris, New York, Brazil, South Africa, China and Australia in an attempt to urge world leaders to adopt a new climate accord at UN climate change conference in Paris.
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Pharrell Williams, Miranda Lambert, Sam Smith Added as 2015 Grammy Performers

January 21, 2015 18:42:34 GMT

New additions to the musical guest lineup for the upcoming 57th annual Grammy Awards are unearthed. The likes of , , , , , and are set to make merry the Music's Biggest Night.
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Snoop Dogg Announces Pharrell-Produced New Album 'Bush'

January 08, 2015 08:52:44 GMT

Last year, it was revealed that was working on a new album with super producer . The rapper then shared more details about the project while attending the CES in Las Vegas on Wednesday, January 7.
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Gwen Stefani and Pharrell's 'Shine' From 'Paddington' Soundtrack Arrives Online

January 02, 2015 06:48:58 GMT

and , who have worked together on numerous tracks including the smashing hit "Hollaback Girl", most recently reunited for "Shine" which they recorded for "". While the animated film won't arrive in the U.S. until January 16, fans can listen to the two superstars' latest collaboration now as a low quality of the song has landed online.
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More Madonna Songs, Including Collaboration With Pharrell, Leak Online

December 25, 2014 03:11:33 GMT

More than a dozen of never-heard-before songs by have landed online. Fourteen demos presumably recorded for her upcoming thirteenth album "" leaked on Tuesday night, December 23 and the singer was of course not happy about it.
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Pharrell Williams, Eagles and More Threaten YouTube With $1 Billion Lawsuit

December 23, 2014 18:40:51 GMT

YouTube is facing a war against many musicians like , , , and . The video-sharing website is asked to take down around 20,000 videos due to lack of performance rights.
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'The Voice' Crowns Season 7 Winner, the Coaches Wish Viewers 'a Merry Little Christmas'

December 17, 2014 04:47:59 GMT

has affirmed his title as a coach with the most wins on "". The country crooner led another of his proteges, , to win the seventh edition of the singing competition series. Craig, a 35-year-old father from Nashville, Tennessee, beat Damien, Chris Jamison and who were all from Team .
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Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Are Big Winners at Inaugural BBC Music Awards

December 12, 2014 01:56:47 GMT

The winners of the first-ever BBC Music Awards were announced during a ceremony at London's Earl's Court on Thursday night, December 11. Among those who took home trophies are and .
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NAACP Image Awards 2015: Beyonce and Pharrell Lead Music Nominations

December 10, 2014 03:44:46 GMT

The nominees for the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards have just been unveiled. In music field, leads the pack with four nods including Outstanding Female Artist and Outstanding Album for "", the re-package of her 2013 self-titled LP.
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Pharrell's 'Happy' and the 'Frozen' Soundtrack Top iTunes' Year-End Lists

December 09, 2014 02:45:45 GMT

' "Happy" is the top-selling song of 2014 on iTunes. In a list released by Apple on Monday, December 8, the rapper/ singer/producer's massively successful single comes out at No. 1, besting other big hits of the year including 's "All of Me" and 's "Dark Horse" which sit at No. 2 and No. 3 respectively.
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Pharrell Williams Gets a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

December 05, 2014 03:21:29 GMT

was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, December 4. He received the walk's 2,537th star at the ceremony in front of the W Hollywood Hotel on Hollywood Boulevard.
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'The Voice' Season 7 Reveals Top 5, Pharrell Is Out of Competition

December 03, 2014 04:16:36 GMT

"" has narrowed down the contestants of its season 7 to five. On Tuesday night, December 2, three of the Top 8 were eliminated based on viewers' votes following their Monday performances.
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Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams Sing and Dance in 'Reincarnation' Video

December 02, 2014 17:54:57 GMT

shows off her vocal chops in a duet with . The British runway beauty teams up with the "Happy" hitmaker in Chanel's new short film "Reincarnation" directed by the fashion house's creative director Karl Lagerfeld.
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Gwen Stefani Debuts Emoji-Filled Music Video for 'Spark the Fire' Ft. Pharrell

December 02, 2014 06:18:03 GMT

After being teased with some previews, the official music video for 's "Spark the Fire" has finally arrived in full. Premiered on Vevo on Monday night, December 1, the clip finds the frontwoman in a colorful world filled with animated characters.
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Pharrell Williams: Mike Brown Asked for Trouble Before He Was Shot Dead

November 28, 2014 08:24:24 GMT

angered some people with his response to the decision made by a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict Officer Darren Wilson. The "Happy" hitmaker said in a new interview with Ebony that the cop shouldn't have shot and killed Mike Brown. However, he argued that the teen's "buly-ish" behavior was also to blame for the shooting.
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Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani Record New Song 'Shine' for 'Paddington' Movie

November 25, 2014 09:05:54 GMT

A new song will be featured on the soundtrack of the upcoming movie "". The Weinstein Company announced on Monday, November 24 that the Grammy Award-winning musician and his frequent collaborator had recorded an original song called "Shine".
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Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Lena Dunham and More Stars React to Ferguson Decision

November 25, 2014 06:06:48 GMT

Some celebrities took to Twitter on Monday night, November 24 to speak out about Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot a black teenager named Michael Brown to death back in August. , and were among those who weighed in on the decision.
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Cara Delevingne Teams Up With Pharrell Williams for New Chanel Campaign

November 25, 2014 03:58:03 GMT

has teamed up with for the latest Chanel Metiers d'Art campaign #chanelsalzburg. Chanel shared on Twitter on Monday, November 24 a black-and-white picture of Cara and Pharrell dressing up like a princess and a prince.
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Irving Azoff Plans to Remove 20,000 Songs by Pharrell and More From YouTube

November 13, 2014 04:41:08 GMT

Irving Azoff is planning to remove the music by artists he represents from YouTube. Following announcement that Google would launch YouTube Music Key, he told The Hollywood Reporter that he's prepared to take around 20,000 copyrighted works away from the video-sharing site and its new subscription service.
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