Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Hits No. 1


It’s a “Happy” day for Pharrell Williams. The Neptunes hitmaker has scored his first solo No. 1 single.

The Oscar-nominated song off his upcoming album G I R L dethrones Katy Perry and Juicy J’s “Dark Horse” and rises to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week. It also spends a second week at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.

This is Pharrell’s fourth Hot 100 No. 1, but first as a lead artist. He previously shared the honors with Snoop Dogg (“Drop It Like It’s Hot”), Ludacris (“Money Maker”), and Robin Thicke (“Blurred Lines”).

Next up, he will perform the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack cut at Sunday’s Academy Awards and release his second solo album G I R L on March 3.

Elsewhere on the Hot 100, John Legend lands his first top 10 as his piano ballad “All of Me” jumps 11-4.

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  1. Musicjunkiee

    Classic song . He deserves it . I get happy just thinking about the song . Lol congrats


  2. Os

    gratz to him.



    Well deserved. That song brings such posivity energy and makes even the grumpiest person smile and sing along. #music4thesoul


  4. Kyle

    The song is so ridiculously catchy and has such a great, simple meaning behind it so nobody can really get mad at this accomplishment. And to think that this song is nominated for an Oscar on Sunday and his album drops on Monday…man Pharrell is ON TOP OF THE WORLD right now!


  5. LoveTheSkinYourIn

    Sorry i’m not here for him. He is the epitome of self hate. Have you seen his album cover? Have you seen his videos.

    Via Twitter:

    I mentioned being annoyed by Pharrell’s album cover a week ago ’cause it’s pretty clear what’s going on there.

    It’s not a coincidence he is enjoying a successful run by aligning himself with Black sounds without Black faces


    Ice Reply:

    @LoveTheSkinYourIn, Who cares?


  6. Dave

    Congrats to him.


  7. Justin Timberlake

    Garbage song.


  8. JHP

    Congratulations to Pharell, he’s really came back big over the past year, I’m glad to see this song go to #1. I’m about to go on itunes and stream the album, I’ve heard good things about it.


  9. Rescue

    Love Pharrell and super duper excited that he’s on his shit right now but lets talk about John Legend #4 spot.


  10. Rescue

    Now HE friggin deserves that shit


  11. JD

    Well deserved. One of the most talented dudes in music.


  12. Mao_the_cat

    That song is overrated and overplayed. I’m sick of it even tho I used to like it. Just like, not love.


  13. A Realist

    Get Lucky Ft Pharrell didn’t go number 1? o_O


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