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Oscar nominees attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton

Oscar nominees attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Pharrell Williams, Bono and Jared Leto attended the Oscar nominees luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Pharrell Williams to perform at the Oscars

Pharrell Williams to perform at the Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams is to perform his Oscar-nominated song "Happy" at the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis win big at Grammys

Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis win big at Grammys

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories" was declared Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Grammy Awards: Miley Cyrus, Lorde play pre-Grammys Clive Davis gala [PHOTOS]

Grammy Awards: Miley Cyrus, Lorde play pre-Grammys Clive Davis gala [PHOTOS]

Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The iconic mogul's annual gala drew a cavalcade of stars headed for Sunday night's Grammys.
Kate Stanton
Dave Grohl to reunite with NIN, QotSA for Grammys

Dave Grohl to reunite with NIN, QotSA for Grammys

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- This year's Grammy Awards is going out with a bang.
Gabrielle Levy
Coachella 2014 lineup includes OutKast reunion, Arcade Fire, Lorde

Coachella 2014 lineup includes OutKast reunion, Arcade Fire, Lorde

Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Coachella's 16th year will feature Outcast, Queens of the Stone Age, Lorde, Haim, Muse, Skrillex, Broken Bells and Neutral Milk Hotel.
Kate Stanton
Outkast, Arcade Fire to play Coachella Music and Arts Festival

Outkast, Arcade Fire to play Coachella Music and Arts Festival

INDIO, Calif., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Outkast, Muse, Queens of the Stone Age and Arcade Fire have been booked for this spring's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.
Beyonce unexpectedly releases new album on iTunes

Beyonce unexpectedly releases new album on iTunes

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Beyonce has unexpectedly released a 14-song album, her fifth studio set, exclusively on iTunes.
Bruno Mars nominated for four Grammys

Bruno Mars nominated for four Grammys

Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Bruno Mars gets Grammy nominations for best record of the year, best song, best solo pop performance and best pop vocal album.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Jay Z earns nine Grammy nods, including rap album of the year

Jay Z earns nine Grammy nods, including rap album of the year

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. rapper Jay Z leads the field this year with nine Grammy nominations, including best rap performance and best rap album, the Recording Academy announced.
Adam Levine is People's 2013 Sexiest Man Alive

Adam Levine is People's 2013 Sexiest Man Alive

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. rocker and "The Voice" coach Adam Levine was declared People magazine's 2013 Sexiest Man Alive Wednesday.

Pharrell Williams marries longtime girlfriend Helen Lasichanh

MIAMI, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Singer-songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams and his longtime girlfriend Helen Lasichanh got married in Miami this weekend, Us Weekly reports.
Robin Thicke files copyright lawsuit against Marvin Gaye's family

Robin Thicke files copyright lawsuit against Marvin Gaye's family

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and Clifford Harris Jr. filed a lawsuit in California against Marvin Gaye's family in a dispute over copyright infringement.
Stars turn out for 'Michael Jackson One' premiere

Stars turn out for 'Michael Jackson One' premiere

LAS VEGAS, July 1 (UPI) -- Justin Bieber, Neil Patrick Harris, Spike Lee and Berry Gordy turned out for the premiere of Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson One" show in Las Vegas.
'Can't Hold Us' tops U.S. record chart

'Can't Hold Us' tops U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Can't Hold Us" featuring Ray Dalton is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a fifth week, Billboard.com reported.
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Pharrell Williams
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Pharrell Williams."
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