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'All of Me' tops the U.S. record chart for a second week

'All of Me' tops the U.S. record chart for a second week

LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) --John Legend's ballad "All of Me" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a second week, Billboard announced.
Karen Butler
Pharrell Williams was 'genuinely shocked by Grammy night'

Pharrell Williams was 'genuinely shocked by Grammy night'

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) --Pharrell Williams opened up about the four Grammy awards he won in January -- out of seven nominations -- during an interview with W magazine.
Veronica Linares
Gwen Stefani, Pharrell sing 'Hollaback Girl' on 'The Voice'

Gwen Stefani, Pharrell sing 'Hollaback Girl' on 'The Voice'

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Gwen Stefani sings "Hollaback Girl" on "The Voice" with Pharrell Williams, who co-wrote the song.
Danielle Haynes
Cee Lo Green recorded Pharrell's 'Happy,' but his team passed on it

Cee Lo Green recorded Pharrell's 'Happy,' but his team passed on it

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Pharrell Williams says Cee Lo Green recorded a better version of "Happy."
Kate Stanton
Beyonce covers Time's '100 Most Influencial People' issue

Beyonce covers Time's '100 Most Influencial People' issue

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Time magazine unveiled the cover of its annual "100 Most Influential People" issue on Thursday.
Veronica Linares
Pharrell Williams' second Coachella set includes Jay Z, T.I. and Usher [VIDEO]

Pharrell Williams' second Coachella set includes Jay Z, T.I. and Usher [VIDEO]

INDIO, Calif., April 21 (UPI) -- Pharrell Williams debuted another line up of stars for his second Coachella set.
Kate Stanton
'Happy' fan videos make Pharrell cry [VIDEO]

'Happy' fan videos make Pharrell cry [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- Pharrell Williams broke down into tears of joy when Oprah Winfrey showed him videos of people dancing to his music.
Kate Stanton
Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys release 'Spider-Man 2' song

Kendrick Lamar, Alicia Keys release 'Spider-Man 2' song

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar have collaborated on a single for {i:Amazing Spider-Man 2}, which hits theaters May 2.
Kate Stanton
Pharrell Williams joins 'The Voice' as season 7 coach

Pharrell Williams joins 'The Voice' as season 7 coach

March 31 (UPI) -- Pharrell Williams is going to be a coach in the upcoming season of singing competition "The Voice."
Veronica Linares
Pharrell teams up with Adidas for eco-friendly clothing line

Pharrell teams up with Adidas for eco-friendly clothing line

March 27 (UPI) -- Pharrell Williams has teamed up with sports clothing corporation Adidas to create a capsule collection made with Bionic Yarn fabric.
Veronica Linares
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is a big fan of Pharrell's 'Happy' video spoof

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is a big fan of Pharrell's 'Happy' video spoof

March 21 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti really likes the spoof video for Pharrell Williams’ popular song “Happy.”
Evan Bleier
Singer Pharrell Williams teams up with UN Foundation to promote International Day of Happiness

Singer Pharrell Williams teams up with UN Foundation to promote International Day of Happiness

March 20 (UPI) -- In July 2012, the United Nations passed a resolution that establishes March 20 as International Day of Happiness.
JC Finley
Pharrell and Will.i.am end legal feud and agree to settlement

Pharrell and Will.i.am end legal feud and agree to settlement

March 20 (UPI) -- Pharrell and Will.i.am settle "I Am'\" legal battle and agree to drop lawsuits they have filed against one another.
Evan Bleier
Watch Detroit school kids cover Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

Watch Detroit school kids cover Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

March 19 (UPI) -- Students at the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences have gone viral with their rendition of Pharrell Williams' hit.
Kate Stanton
P!nk dazzles with 'Wizard of Oz' tribute at the Oscars

P!nk dazzles with 'Wizard of Oz' tribute at the Oscars

HOLLYWOOD, March 3 (UPI) -- P!nk wows Oscar audience with beautiful rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
Annie Martin
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Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973), commonly known as Pharrell, is an American music producer, singer–songwriter and rapper. Along with Chad Hugo, they make the record production duo The Neptunes, where they produce pop, hip hop and R&B music. He is also the lead singer and drummer of rock band N.E.R.D, which he formed with Hugo and childhood friend Shay Haley. He released his debut single "Frontin'" in 2003 and followed up with his debut album In My Mind in 2006.

As part of The Neptunes, Williams has produced numerous hit singles for various music artists. The Neptunes have earned three Grammy Awards amongst ten nominations. He is also the co-founder of the clothing brands Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream Clothing.

Pharrell recently met fan, Lee Julien and the pair have become great friends. Lee looks up to Pharrell like a big brother and they are due to team up with a new clothing brand called 'Ice Pop UK' in late 2009.

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