“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.
It was just a matter of time before Weird Al Yankovic put his own stamp on Pharrell’s still-reigning “Happy.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some fans are not too happy with Pharrell over his recent choice of headwear.
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.
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.
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.”
When he returned to his alma mater yesterday, John Legend was arguably on top of the world.
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.
We all know what a selfie is, but do you know what a twofie is?
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.
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.”
“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.
Pharrell’s already on top of the music world; why not try to conquer the literary format as well?
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.
The obiquitous Pharrell may be “Happy” all over the place, but he’s not losing his edge.
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.
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
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.
It wasn’t enough that the whole world got “Happy,” now Ed Sheeran and Pharrell want them to “Sing.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pharrell’s catchy, peppy tune ‘Happy’ is without a doubt an uplifting song. But, change the music and leave the lyrics and you get a whole new sad version of the song.
“A world where seventy-five percent of the prime ministers and the presidents were women: That’s a different world. That’s gonna happen, and it’s gonna happen when Hillary wins,” he said.
For the next few weeks, Saturday Night Live will be celebrating a lot of firsts at Studio 8H.