And he thinks the trial verdict may not just pertain to music, either.
Rihanna was the recipient of the honor in 2014.
For anyone who’s confused about the “Blurred Lines” verdict, Marvin Gaye’s children have written an open letter, which hopes to “set the record straight on a few misconceptions.” Specifically, rumors that they’re suing Pharrell.
A ruling in the family’s favor could block distribution of the song.
But they’re not considering litigation… yet.
“We owe it to songwriters around the world to make sure this verdict doesn’t stand,” said attorney Howard King.
As an exercise in a terrible universe where lawsuits come at the drop of a hat because a song has the same “feel”, here are a bunch of people who could sue for millions for what “Uptown Funk” kinda sounds like:
Their attorney said they’ll begin the process in about a week.
The video showed an overweight man dancing exuberantly — until he’s made fun of by a group of kids.
If there were awards for best bar mitzvah video invites, Brody Criz would win them all for this music parody-packed clip.
The pics with high profile collaborators continue.
The exhibit kicks off today in New York and in Paris on March 7, with end dates for each location on April 11.
Pharrell is going to make a lot of little kids very happy to read.
Pharrell, Beyonce, John Legend and Common got in on the protest.
Again? Yes again. But this time with classical pianist Lang Lang.
N.E.R.D. have followed up on their promise that they’d be following the Yellow Submarine path with their contribution to the Spongebob Squarepants film sequel soundtrack.
The “Happy” singer will play himself in an episode titled “Walking Big & Tall.”
Films starring musicians like Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky and Kathleen Hanna; docs looking at the lives of Kurt Cobain and Nina Simone; films that were scored by Brian Eno and a member of fun. And there’s more than one that has Pharrell’s stamp all over it.
Gwen Stefani and Pharrell are together again on “Shine,” released with a lyric video accompanying the new Paddington Bear movie.
Lady Antebellum, Five Seconds To Summer, Pharrell and Hunter Hayes all went home with prizes at the 41st Annual People’s Choice Awards.
Watch Pharrell Williams talk about the creation of ‘Happy,’ and how the world’s response has affirmed his faith in humanity.
There was “Happy.” And then there was “the new black” and the Native American headdress. But overall, Pharrell’s year was pretty amazing.
Meanwhile, Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ is the social media site’s top song.
Ariana Grande, Pharrell, Mary J. Blige, Maroon 5, Sam Smith and Tim McGraw performed their hits and shared their favorite holiday and GRAMMY memories.
This year’s Album of the Year nominees include Beck Morning Phase, Beyoncé Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran X, Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour and Pharrell Williams GIRL.
The collaboration is off Stefani’s currently untitled upcoming solo album.
Pharrell’s had a very active presence in the fashion world in 2014 and it looks like that will continue into 2015.
Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.
Beyoncé Confirms 4-Disc Deluxe Edition of Self-Titled Album Featuring Justin Timberlake, Nicki Minaj & Pharrell: See the Tracklist
Beyoncé is ready to upgrade us with a 2 CD/2 DVD edition of her self-titled album that will include two new tracks and a handful of remixes.
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to Face Marvin Gaye’s Family in Court Over Alleged ‘Blurred Lines’ Ripoff
It’s been a tough year for Thicke, and now some of that drama will carry over into 2015 when he faces the Gaye family in court.