Pharrell Williams

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Today, Pharrell Williams has released (yes) the fourth original song he contributed to the soundtrack of the new film Hidden Figures, which traces the contribution of three black women (played by… More »


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Pharrell released a new song this morning. It’s another contribution to the soundtrack for Hidden Figures, a movie about three African-American women who did uncredited and crucial work for NASA… More »

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Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States, and many of us are feeling some combination of stress, fear, and disappointment. Nonetheless, the hype machine churns on. Here’s the music… More »

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The latest from Pharrell is “Runnin’,” a jazz-age ditty from the soundtrack to Hidden Figures, a forthcoming biopic about the pioneering black NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson.

“Runnin'” is an Idlewild-style homage… More »


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The quarter-century-long career of Calvin Broadus  a.k.a. Snoop Doggy Dogg  is full of contradictions. He’s a husband and father whose devotion to his family is evident in such heartwarming reality… More »

Santigold’s new album 99¢ contains fewer knockouts than her previous work, but the bouncy “Can’t Get Enough of Myself” is one of the exceptions. The genre-melting singer has now unveiled… More »

Pharrell’s OTHERtone Beats 1 show has been uniformly one of the best, most eclectic programs on Apple’s streaming service. It allows the Grammy-winning producer to showcase the full breadth of his (vast)… More »


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Earlier this month, Pharrell premiered “Squeeze Me,” the first N.E.R.D. contribution to the upcoming Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, with the promise that more music from the band was… More »

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Earlier this month, Variety reported that the never-not-working Pharrell Williams was busy putting the finishing touches on music for next year’s Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out of Water movie. Late last night, the… More »

‘Happy’ Iranians Sentenced to Prison and Lashings for Viral Video

The group of six young Iranians who were arrested in May for making a viral dance video set to Pharrell’s “Happy” have learned their punishment. On Wednesday, five of them were… More »


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Pharrell’s ridiculous Vivienne Westwood hat captivated America at this year’s Grammy’s ceremony, but it wasn’t long before he decided to part ways with the already iconic headwear. Good things can’t… More »

Watch ‘Weird Al’ and Jack Black’s ‘Tacky’ Take on Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

Potentate of parody “Weird Al” Yankovic has launched an #8videos8days campaign for his upcoming album, Mandatory Fun, and the first entry is the faux pas filled “Tacky,” a comedic remodling remodling of Pharrell’s “Happy.” Following our… More »

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 If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it … and then use it over and over and over again. That’s the basic gist of Pharrell’s approach to starting off his songs,… More »


Iranians Arrested for Dancing to Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

UPDATE: According to Mashable, the Iranians who starred in the “Happy” tribute video have been released on bail, while the director remains in custody. One of the stars, Reihane Taravati,… More »

Pharrell must’ve known he was in for a blockbuster year. The smash from the Neptunes producer’s new solo album, G I R L, is — of course — the, um, very cheerful… More »