Pharrell Williams
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Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams Biography (Wikipedia)

Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973), also known as Pharrell, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, performance artist, and fashion designer. 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 included the commercially successful single, "Happy". As part of the Neptunes, Williams has produced numerous 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.

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Happy
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Happy
Daft Punk
Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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Get Lucky (feat. Pharrell Williams)
Swedish House Mafia
One (Your Name) (feat. Pharrell Williams)
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One (Your Name) (feat. Pharrell Williams)
Calvin Harris
Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
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Feels (feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean)
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton
T in the Park: 2014
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2014-07-12T18:43:52
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2014
T in the Park: 2014

T in the Park: 2014

Balado, Kinross-Shire
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014
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Glasgow
2014-05-24T18:43:52
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2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014

Glasgow

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