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Pharrell Williams (Fred Dufour/Getty Images)

Pharrell Snagged Miley Cyrus for ‘Come Get It Bae’ Video: Watch

For “Come Get It Bae,” we get a message from the women’s movement: the personal is political.

07/23/2014

(Robert Trachtenberg)

Watch Weird Al Recreate His Video For ‘Tacky’ on Conan

What’s better than Weird Al’s dance-filled video for his Pharrell “Happy” parody, “Tacky”? The polka loving performer recreating it in one shot for Conan O’Brien.

07/18/2014

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Pharrell, Beyoncé Lead in MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

2014, just like 2013, continues to be the year of Pharrell. And Beyoncé.

07/17/2014

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Watch Weird Al Give You a Crash Course in Grammar in ‘Blurred Lines’ Parody ‘Word Crimes’

“Word Crimes,” the new video, doesn’t reference Thicke’s perhaps poor choice of words on the original. Instead, Weird Al is giving a lesson in grammar.

07/15/2014

(Gary Craig)

Watch ‘Tacky,’ Weird Al’s ‘Happy’ Parody Featuring Jack Black, Kristen Schaal

It was just a matter of time before Weird Al Yankovic put his own stamp on Pharrell’s still-reigning “Happy.”

07/14/2014

Pharrell Williams (Fred Dufour/Getty Images)

‘Frozen,’ Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ Top Mid-Year Charts As Album Sales, Digital Downloads Decrease

Ladies and gentlemen, the numbers are in. Topping the charts in this mid-year music report is (surprise, surprise) Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”, which has reached half the world’s population in merely six months with 571,000 plays on terrestrial radio.

07/07/2014

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Watch Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Pharrell, Robin Thicke, Chris Brown, Jay Z & Beyoncé Perform at the BET Awards

Sure, they handed out awards last night (June 30) at the BET Awards, but what we’re all really going to be talking about is the performances. And boy, were there some doozies.

06/30/2014

Pharrell Williams (Fred Dufour/Getty Images)

Howard University Professor Isn’t Super Impressed with Pharrell Williams’ ‘New Black’ Comments

Pharrell Williams raised a few eyebrows over his statements about race in a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, particularly his use of a term “the new black” — and a prominent professor at Howard University isn’t really buying it.

06/18/2014

(Christie Goodwin for Atlantic Records)

Watch Ed Sheeran Perform Country Versions of Hip-Hop Songs

Last night on MTV, Sheeran showed he wasn’t afraid to try his hand at some of the more well known hip-hop tracks from DJ Khaled, R. Kelly and Jay Z.

06/11/2014

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Pharrell Apologizes For Wearing Native American Headdress on the Cover of Elle UK

Some fans are not too happy with Pharrell over his recent choice of headwear.

06/05/2014

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Pharrell Williams: The Song Intro Remains the Same

For more than a decade, songs produced by Pharrell Williams (as well as by The Neptunes, the duo of Williams and Chad Hugo) have had one thing in common: they’re hits.

05/21/2014

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Pharrell Says Arrest of ‘Happy’ Video Dancers in Iran is ‘Beyond Sad’

Six Iranians were arrested yesterday (May 20) for dancing in a viral video celebrating Pharrell’s song “Happy.” And now Pharrell is speaking out in their defense.

05/21/2014

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Not So “Happy:” Iran Arrests Young People Who Danced

Police in Iran have arrested six young people and shown them on state television for posting a video online of them dancing to Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy.”

05/21/2014

(Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for MAC Presents)

Watch John Legend Sing ‘All of Me’ Parody at University of Pennsylvania Commencement

When he returned to his alma mater yesterday, John Legend was arguably on top of the world.

05/20/2014

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Watch Solange & Jay Z Explain Their Elevator Fight on ‘Saturday Night Live’

The night also featured Kimye talking about their upcoming Memorial Day wedding and 2 Chainz praising the work of Vanilla Ice-inspired rapper, Blizzard Man.

05/19/2014

(Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Watch Pharrell & Jimmy Kimmel Battle in a Selfie Throwdown

We all know what a selfie is, but do you know what a twofie is?

05/08/2014

(Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for MAC Presents)

‘Happy’ No More: John Legend Scores First U.S. No. 1 with ‘All of Me’ as Ariana Grande Looms

For the first time since February, “Happy” hasn’t danced and clapped its way to the No. 1 spot in the country. Instead, it’s all solemn pianos at the top of the charts.

05/07/2014

(Courtesy Columbia Records)

Listen to Pharrell’s Unreleased ‘G I R L’ Track, ‘Smile’

On the nearly 4-minute track, Pharrell sings about his feelings over a twinkly piano and gives us the cavity-inducing line, “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.”

04/30/2014

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Gwen Stefani Officially Joins ‘The Voice’

“We’re very happy to officially announce that two superstars will be joining the next season in these coaches’ chairs: Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani will be added to the Voice family,” Carson Daly announced.

04/30/2014

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Pharrell Releases ‘Social Book,’ Which Relies on Readers to Help Write It

Pharrell’s already on top of the music world; why not try to conquer the literary format as well?

04/24/2014

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Watch Pharrell’s Fantasy Video for ‘Marilyn Monroe’

Like any writer worth their salt, Pharrell knows to not gild the lily. “I don’t need no adjectives for this girl,” he sings, and sure enough with the video for “Marilyn Monroe” he lets the visuals do most of the talking.

04/23/2014

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Major Lazer Teams Up with Pharrell and an ‘Aerosol Can’

The obiquitous Pharrell may be “Happy” all over the place, but he’s not losing his edge.

04/18/2014

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Pharrell’s New Song is ‘Here’ From the ‘Spider-Man 2′ Soundtrack

It’s a sweeping ballad full of all the right things that will make the moment when Peter Parker kisses that lucky so-and-so extra emotional.

04/16/2014

(Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

At Coachella Pharrell Gets By With a Little Help From His Friends

Pharrell Williams used his solo set as a career-spanning showcase, touching on his string of chart-topping collaborative hits from last year (namely Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”) to a show-stopping revue of his chart history

04/14/2014

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Lorde, Imagine Dragons Lead 2014 Billboard Music Awards Nominations

Billboard announced today (April 9) the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Both Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations in 12 of the 40 award categories, with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and eight noms respectively.

04/09/2014

(Courtesy of Atlantic Records)

With an Assist from Pharrell, Ed Sheeran Can ‘Sing’

It wasn’t enough that the whole world got “Happy,” now Ed Sheeran and Pharrell want them to “Sing.”

04/07/2014

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R.I.P. Jokes About Pharrell’s Hat, Wordplay on ‘Happy’ Thanks to New SNL Promo

They say writing about music is like dancing about architecture, but writing about goofy hats and making a pun on the word “happy” are just about the easiest things you can do.

04/04/2014

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‘The Voice’ Enlists Pharrell for Season 7

Usher filled in on CeeLo’s chair for a season previously, but Pharrell is stepping in to keep it warm — at least for season 7.

03/31/2014

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Style Files: Pharrell Is Teaming Up With Adidas For Summer Collection

You may have noticed that Pharrell has been wearing a lot of Adidas gear as of late. That is if you weren’t distracted by his big ol’ Vivienne Westwood hat.

03/27/2014

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Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ is Turned Sad with Symphonic Woodkid Remix

Woodkid will be familiar to some from his featured turn in a recent Absolut Vodka TV ad campaign that utilized his song, “Ghost Lights” as its soundtrack.

03/27/2014

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