Pharrell Williams Biography (Wikipedia)
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, performance artist, fashion designer and record producer. Williams and Chad Hugo comprise the record production duo The Neptunes, producing hip hop and R&B music. He is the lead vocalist of the band N*E*R*D, that he formed with Hugo and childhood friend, Shay Haley. He released his first solo single, "Frontin'", in 2003 and followed up with his debut solo album, In My Mind, in 2006. His second album, Girl, was released in March 2014 and was preceded by the commercially successful single, "Happy". As part of the Neptunes, Williams has produced numerous hit singles for various recording artists.
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 for "Happy" (which was featured in Despicable Me 2) and a 2017 Best Picture nomination as one of the producers of Hidden Figures. Williams owns i am OTHER, a multimedia creative collective that serves as an umbrella for all of Pharrell Williams' endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club.
- 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.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p020xrxq
Pharrell Williams joins Jo Whiley in the studio
- 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.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01t7wpb
Pharrell Williams chats to Zane Lowe
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