Pharrell Williams

Rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer

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]

Pharrell Williams
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Williams at the red carpet screenin o Hidden Figures, 2016
Background information
Birth namePharrell Lanscilo Williams[1]
Forby kent as
  • Pharrell
  • Skateboard P
Born (1973-04-05) 5 Aprile 1973 (age 47)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • sangster
  • sangwriter
  • A&R representative
  • record producer
Years active1992–present
Associate acts

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.


Solo albumsEedit

Collaboration albumsEedit

Wi N.E.R.D
Wi The Neptunes


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

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