Pharrell

Apr
13
Pharrell Heats Up Coachella with Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, & Nelly

Pharrell Williams

He’s performed at the Academy Awards, rocked “SNL,” and sat down with Oprah Winfrey, and on Saturday, Pharrell Williams brought some sunshine and superstar friends to the desert for Coachella.

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Apr
10
Pharrell Gets a Giant Hat From Ellen

Pharrell Williams and Ellen

Pharrell is everywhere. Following his appearances on “SNL” and “GMA” earlier in the week, the Oscar-nominated hitmaker stopped by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday, where he performed “Happy” and his latest G I R L single “Marilyn Monroe” with some female dancers.

He also showed off his Swarovski-studded Stan Smith sneakers and discussed his nine Billboard Music Awards nominations, his love for women, and equality for everyone.

“Who are you telling who they can marry and who they can’t?” said Pharrell. “This is 2014.”

Ellen also presented him with a giant brown hat, but Pharrell realized that it might draw comparisons to something less PG.

“This might be a lot online,” he laughed.

Plus, he helped Ellen surprise the young students at Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences with a $50,000 check.

Expect to see even more of Pharrell in the coming days. He will perform at Coachella on Saturday and sit down with Oprah on OWN’s “Oprah Prime” on Sunday.

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Apr
8
Pharrell and Oprah Do the ‘Happy’ Dance

Pharrell and Oprah

Pharrell Williams has everyone from Lupita Nyong’o to Tyler, the Creator dancing along to his infectious hit “Happy,” and now Oprah Winfrey is getting in on the fun.

When he sat down with the media queen for an episode of OWN’s “Oprah Prime,” Oprah greeted him by doing the “Happy” dance and Pharrell joined in. He ended it by bowing to Oprah, who returned the gesture.

“When I see you, I just wanna dance,” Oprah told Skateboard P.

Check out their “Happy” dance below. The full interview will air Sunday at 9 p.m. on OWN.

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Apr
8
Video: Alicia Keys f/ Kendrick Lamar & Pharrell Williams – ‘It’s On Again’ [Teaser]

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys unleashes her super powers in the cinematic trailer for “It’s On Again” for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. The suspenseful 45-second clip, which was shot in downtown L.A., features appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, and composer Hans Zimmer.

The soundtrack arrives April 22 featuring another song from Pharrell (“Here”), while the film opens in U.S. theaters on May 2.

Get a sneak peek at the coming attraction below.

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Apr
7
New Music: Ed Sheeran – ‘Sing’

Sing

Ed Sheeran took the U.K. and U.S. by storm with his 2011 debut +. Now the “A Team” crooner switches up his sound with his infectious new single “Sing,” produced by Pharrell Williams.

The 23-year-old sings in a falsetto on the acoustic jam, which evokes Justin Timberlake’s debut solo single “Like I Love You,” while Pharrell provides the chanting chorus.

Sheeran’s sophomore album x (read as multiply) will be released on June 23 featuring production from Rick Rubin.

Tune in to “SNL” this weekend to see Ed perform the song live for the first time.

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Apr
7
Pharrell Williams Gets ‘Happy’ on ‘GMA’

Pharrell Williams

Fresh off his “SNL” performance, Pharrell Williams kicked off the week with a visit to “Good Morning America.”

Dressed in his BBC varsity jacket, Vivienne Westwood hat, and Swarovski-studded adidas Stan Smiths, the 41-year-old superstar helped liven up New York City by performing his infectious hit “Happy” atop a building in the middle of Times Square.

He also warmed up the studio with “Marilyn Monroe” and “Come Get It Bae” off his latest album G I R L, which is No. 5 on the Billboard 200 this week.

Plus, he took questions from viewers, revealing what makes him happy and what inspires him.

“I’m just very appreciative,” said the humble hitmaker. “I get to do what I love every day.”

Oprah will sit down with Mr. Happy himself on OWN’s “Oprah Prime” on Sunday at 9 p.m.

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Apr
5
Pharrell Williams Performs on ‘SNL’

Pharrell Williams

After celebrating his 41st birthday on Friday, Pharrell Williams kept the party going during his visit to “Saturday Night Live.”

Rocking his green Vivienne Westwood hat and adidas G I R L track jacket, The Neptunes hitmaker brought some cheer to Studio 8H while performing the No. 1 single in the country, “Happy,” backed by a troupe of young dancers.

For his second set of the evening, “The Voice” coach performed his new G I R L single “Marilyn Monroe” for the first time, with some help from composer Hans Zimmer and a string orchestra.

Watch both performances below.

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