Pharrell Williams Biography (Wikipedia)
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and film producer.
Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo The Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music. He is the lead vocalist and drummer of the rock-funk-hip hop band N*E*R*D, that he formed with Hugo and childhood friend, Shay Haley. He released his first single, "Frontin'", in 2003 and followed up with his debut solo album, In My Mind in 2006. His second album, Girl, was released on March 3, 2014. This album was preceded by the commercially successful single, "Happy". As part of the Neptunes, Williams has produced numerous hit singles for various recording artists.
Williams owns a media venture that encompasses entertainment, music, fashion, and art called i am OTHER, a multimedia creative collective and record label that serves as an umbrella for all of Pharrell Williams' endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club.
Williams has earned ten Grammy Awards including two with the Neptunes. He is also a two-time Academy Award nominee, receiving a 2014 Best Original Song nomination from "Happy" (which was featured in Despicable Me 2) and a 2017 Best Picture nomination as one of the producers of Hidden Figures.
- Pharrell Williams - Song Of The Year 2014https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02f2wtp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02f2wtp.jpg2014-12-12T02:24:00.000ZIdris Elba announces Pharrell Williams as winner of BBC Music Awards Song Of The Year.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02f2wtz
Pharrell Williams - Song Of The Year 2014
- Pharrell Williams - International Artist Of The Year 2014https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02f2wrb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02f2wrb.jpg2014-12-12T02:18:00.000ZGwen Stefani presents the BBC Music Award for International Artist Of The Year 2014http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02f2wrg
Pharrell Williams - International Artist Of The Year 2014
- God Only Knows (BBC Music)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0285vtj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0285vtj.jpg2014-10-07T18:50:00.000ZTo celebrate the launch of BBC Music we've remade The Beach Boys' masterpiece God Only Knows with the help of a few friends…http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0286057
God Only Knows (BBC Music)
- Pharrell Williams highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zs8lk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zs8lk.jpg2014-06-25T20:26:00.000ZHighlights of Pharrell Williams' set at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Glasgow 2014http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zs8lv
Pharrell Williams highlights
- Pharrell Williams joins Jo Whiley in the studiohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020xrs2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p020xrs2.jpg2014-06-13T11:59:00.000ZPharrell Williams joins Jo to play his favourite tunes and talk about his inspirations.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p020xrxq
Pharrell Williams joins Jo Whiley in the studio
- Pharrell Williams chats to Jen Longhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zr2k1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zr2k1.jpg2014-05-24T21:18:00.000ZPharrell Williams catches up with Jen Long after his Big Weekend performancehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01zr25w
Pharrell Williams chats to Jen Long
- Pharrell Williams chats to Zane Lowehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01t7wkm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01t7wkm.jpg2014-03-04T11:03:00.000ZPharrell Williams chats to Zane Lowe about his new album G I R L.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01t7wpb
Pharrell Williams chats to Zane Lowe
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