Pharrell Williams

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Pharrell Williams
"Hidden Figures" Screening at NMAAHC (NHQ201612140033) (cropped).jpg
Williams at the red carpet screenin o Hidden Figures, 2016
Background information
Birth name Pharrell Lanscilo Williams[1]
Forby kent as
  • Pharrell
  • Skateboard P
Born (1973-04-05) 5 Aprile 1973 (age 46)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • sangster
  • sangwriter
  • A&R representative
  • record producer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1992–present
Associate acts

Pharrell Lanscilo Williams[1] (/fəˈrɛl/; born Apryle 5, 1973) is an American rapper, sangster, sangwriter, performance airtist, fashion designer an record producer. Williams an Chad Hugo comprise the record production duo The Neptunes, producin hip hop an R&B muisic. He is the lead vocalist o the baund N*E*R*D, that he formit wi Hugo an childhood friend, Shay Haley. He released his first solo single, "Frontin'", in 2003 an follaeed up wi his debut solo album, In My Mind, in 2006.[2] His seicont album, Girl, was released in Mairch 2014.[3][4] This album wis preceded bi the commercially successfu single, "Happy". As pairt o The Neptunes, Williams haes producit numerous hit singles for various recordin airtists.[5]

Williams haes earned ten Grammy Awards includin twa wi the Neptunes. He is an aa a twa-time Academy Award nominee, receivin a 2014 Best Original Song nomination for "Happy" (which wis featurt in Despicable Me 2) an a 2017 Best Picture nomination as ane o the producers o Hidden Figures. Williams awns i am OTHER, a multimedia creative collective that serves as an umbrella for aw o Pharrell Williams' endeavors, includin Billionaire Boys Club.

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Wi N.E.R.D
Wi The Neptunes

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Virginia, Birth Records, 1864–2014
  2. "BBC". Retrieved December 11, 2011. 
  3. Michaels, Sean (December 18, 2013). "Pharrell Williams signs to Columbia". The Guardian. Retrieved December 22, 2013. 
  4. "G I R L by Pharrell Williams". iTunes. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  5. Lee, Chris (June 1, 2008). "LA Times". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 11, 2011. 

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