Pharrell Williams

Watch Pharrell and Ellen DeGeneres Talk About Un-Inviting Kim Burrell From Ellen After Anti-Gay Sermon

Pharrell Williams was originally set to appear on today's The Ellen DeGeneres Show alongside gospel singer Kim Burrell, who performs on Pharrell's soundtrack for the new film Hidden Figures. Burrell…
Anna Gaca / January 5, 2017

Pharrell, Janelle Monáe Denounce Hate Speech in Wake of Kim Burrell’s Anti-Gay Sermon

Pharrell Williams and Janelle Monáe are backing away from Houston preacher and gospel star Kim Burrell, following a viral video of her delivering an anti-gay sermon. Burrell…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2017

New Music: Kim Burrell & Pharrell Williams – “I See a Victory”

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…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 22, 2016

New Music: Pharrell Williams – “Crave”

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…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 16, 2016

Here’s All the Music Stuff That Happened Today

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…
Anna Gaca / November 9, 2016

New Music: Pharrell Williams – “Runnin'” and “Surrender”

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.
Andy Cush / October 24, 2016

Life After Death Row: A Guide to Snoop Dogg’s Post-‘Doggystyle’ Career

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…
Mosi Reeves / July 8, 2016

Santigold’s New Video for ‘Can’t Get Enough of Myself’ Features Andy Samberg, Jay Z, and Pharrell

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…
Dan Weiss / March 22, 2016

Pharrell Dropped an Unreleased N.E.R.D. Song on Beats 1 Last Night

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…
Brennan Carley / August 17, 2015

Hear N.E.R.D.’s Two New ‘Spongebob Movie’ Songs

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…
Brennan Carley / January 27, 2015

Hear N.E.R.D.’s Fluffy New Contribution to the ‘Spongebob Squarepants’ Movie

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…
Brennan Carley / December 26, 2014

‘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…
Colin Stutz / September 18, 2014

Pharrell’s Hat to Be Displayed in a Museum, Where It Really Belongs

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…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

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…
Olivia Forman / July 14, 2014

All of These Pharrell Hits Start the Same Way

 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…
Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014
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