Pharrell Lanscilo Williams is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer and entrepreneur. Alongside close friend Chad Hugo, he formed the hip hop and R&B production duo The Neptunes in the early 1990s, with whom he has produced songs for various recording artists. In 1999, he became lead vocalist of the band N.E.R.D., which he formed with Hugo and Shay Haley. Williams released his debut solo album, In My Mind, in 2006. In 2013, he was featured on the song "Blurred Lines" with Robin Thicke and T.I., and his song "Happy" was the lead single for the soundtrack of the film Despicable Me 2. In the same year, he was featured on Daft Punk's single "Get Lucky", which won Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 56th Grammy Awards. His second album, Girl, was released in 2014. Williams has received numerous accolades and nominations. He has won 13 Grammy Awards, including three for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical.
|Born:||Pharrell Lanscilo Williams, April 5, 1973, Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.|
|Other names:||Pharrell, Skateboard P, Sk8board, Auto Goon, Magnum, the Verb Lord, Station Wagon P|
|Education:||Princess Anne High School|
|Occupation:||Singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur|
|Relatives:||Timbaland (cousin), Sebastian (cousin)|
|Twitter:||Pharrell Williams's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Pharrell Williams's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Pharrell Williams's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Pharrell Williams's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Pharrell Williams's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Pharrell Williams's Spotify|
|SoundCloud:||Pharrell Williams's SoundCloud|
|iTunes:||Pharrell Williams's iTunes|
About Pharrell Williams
Singer, rapper and music producer who is one half of the record production duo The Neptunes and the lead vocalist of the hip hop band N.E.R.D. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 2014 for penning the song "Happy" for the film Despicable Me 2.
Pharrell Williams Before Fame
He played in the high school band.
Achievement of Pharrell Williams
He won a Grammy Award with Ludacris in 2007 for Best Rap Song for "Money Maker."
Pharrell Williams Family Life
He was born to parents Pharoah and Carolyn Williams and has two younger brothers: Cato, a professional skateboarder, and Psolomon. He married Helen Lasichanh in 2013 and he has a son named Rocket Ayer Williams. They couple had triplets at the end of January 2017.
Associations of Pharrell Williams
He worked with Adam Lambert in 2011 on the music album, Trespassing.
Information related to Pharrell Williams
- Pharrell Williams v. Bridgeport Music - Pharrell Willams et al. v Bridgeport Music et al., No. 15-56880 is a United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit case concerning Copyright Infringement of Sound Recording.
- Chad Hugo - Charles Edward Hugo is an American record producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter. With close friend Pharrell Williams, he formed the production duo the Neptunes in the early 1990s, with whom he has produced songs for many recording artists.
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