Pharrell News

  • Missy Elliott & Pharrell Spotted In The Studio
    Missy Elliott & Pharrell Spotted In The Studio
    Feb 26, 2015 at 11:03pm
    Missy Elliott’s new comeback album must be coming further along than we know. A couple weeks ago, we caught Missy and her longtime partner, Timbaland, cooking up new material in the studio, and now today another photo has surfaced online, and this time its with Missy and Pharrell.
  • Pharrell To Write Children's Book Based Around "Happy"
    Pharrell To Write Children's Book Based Around "Happy"
    Feb 17, 2015 at 11:18am
    Pharrell's "Happy" will soon be more than just a hit song, it'll be turned into a four-part children's book series. The singer, producer and rapper has already dabbled in writing in the past, with his book "Pharrell: Places And Spaces I've Been", and soon he'll be adding to his author resume with a new deal with Putnam Books.
  • Photos: Chris Brown, Miguel, Pharrell & More Attend Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala
    Photos: Chris Brown, Miguel, Pharrell & More Attend Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala
    Feb 8, 2015 at 11:38am
    By this point, Grammy weekend is well underway, with Roc Nation hosting a brunch event and Big Sean delivering the guest-heavy performance that people expect to surround the awards show yesterday.
  • Rap Industry Recap: January
    Rap Industry Recap: January
    Feb 2, 2015 at 11:25am
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed, to stay afloat with the industry. 
  • A$AP Rocky To Make Acting Debut In "Dope," Produced By Pharrell & Diddy [Update: Sony Buys Film For $7 Million]
    A$AP Rocky To Make Acting Debut In "Dope," Produced By Pharrell & Diddy [Update: Sony Buys Film For $7 Million]
    Jan 26, 2015 at 01:15pm
    A$AP Rocky already has one foot apiece in the worlds of fashion and music, and now he's branching out even further. His next venture is acting, as he has a supporting role in "Dope," an indie film produced in part by Pharrell and Diddy that will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend.  The Rick Famuyiwa-directed flick tells of a music geek living in Inglewood in the '90s, and also features Zoe Kravitz and Chanel Iman (not so coincidentally Rocky's ex) in supporting roles. Check out a still featuring Rocky in the gallery above, and the official trailer below.
  • Pharrell To Appear On "The Simpsons"
    Pharrell To Appear On "The Simpsons"
    Jan 22, 2015 at 07:39pm
    On February 8th, Skateboard P will meet one of the most iconic skaters of all-time: Bart Simpson. That's right, Pharrell will see an animated version of himself appear on an episode of "The Simpsons" next month, marking a big career milestone for any musician. He'll guest in an episode called "Walking Big & Tall," and by the looks the drawing in the above gallery, his iconic hat will come along for the ride.
  • Usher, Pharrell, Common & More To Perform At The Grammys [Update: LL Cool J Announced As Host]
    Usher, Pharrell, Common & More To Perform At The Grammys [Update: LL Cool J Announced As Host]
    Jan 22, 2015 at 03:10pm
    In December we received the nominations for the 2015 Grammys, which are right around the corner now. The event goes down on February 8th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Today the annual music accolades announced a few familiar r'n'b faces as performers for the night.
  • Pharrell And Al Gore To Team Up For "Live Earth" Concert
    Pharrell And Al Gore To Team Up For "Live Earth" Concert
    Jan 21, 2015 at 10:03am
    It's no secret that Pharrell has been making huge moves in music for more than a decade now, but recently, he seems to have expanded his aim to encompass global and political issues. The latest indication of this is the announcement of a series of concerts called "Live Earth" which will take place on June 18th across seven continents. 
  • Pharrell Featured In February Issue Of GQ Magazine [Update: Cover Revealed]
    Pharrell Featured In February Issue Of GQ Magazine [Update: Cover Revealed]
    Jan 20, 2015 at 04:13pm
    We're about to start seeing a lot of magazine covers, as issues roll out their new cover for the upcoming month. Earlier this morning we saw J. Lo's new cover for Complex magazine, and now we get a new story from GQ magazine's February issue.
  • Snoop Dogg Announces New Album "Bush"
    Snoop Dogg Announces New Album "Bush"
    Jan 7, 2015 at 10:12pm
    Back in September, we found out that Pharrell would be producing Snoop Dogg’s entire next album, and now we have a title for that project.
  • N.E.R.D. To Contribute Two More Tracks To "SpongeBob" Movie Soundtrack
    N.E.R.D. To Contribute Two More Tracks To "SpongeBob" Movie Soundtrack
    Jan 5, 2015 at 02:08pm
    Recently we heard N.E.R.D reunite, finally, although the origin of the reunion was somewhat surprising: a SpongeBob SquarePants movie had called upon N.E.R.D to contribute to their soundtrack with "Squeeze Me."
  • Pharrell's "Happy" Is iTunes' Top-Selling Song Of The Year
    Pharrell's "Happy" Is iTunes' Top-Selling Song Of The Year
    Dec 8, 2014 at 07:33pm
    Last week, Spotify announced, among other year-end lists, that Pharrell Williams' "Happy" was their most-streamed song of the year. Now, iTunes is saying it's their top-selling song of the year. Damn.
  • The 2015 Grammy Nominations, Featuring Chris Brown, Jhené Aiko & More
    The 2015 Grammy Nominations, Featuring Chris Brown, Jhené Aiko & More
    Dec 5, 2014 at 09:30am
    It's that time of year again. With the 57th Grammy Awards scheduled to take place on February 8th, the organization is rolling out the list of nominees over the course of today. Check out the first batch below, and check back throughout the day for updates. Record Of The Year:
  • Pharrell Gets His Own Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
    Pharrell Gets His Own Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
    Dec 4, 2014 at 07:09pm
    Producer, singer, rapper, songwriter, film-scorer -- these are just some of the many hats that Pharrell Williams wears (along with the atrocious actual hat he's been favoring lately). Today, the music star quite literally cemented his place in pop culture by being awarded one of the coveted stars on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
  • Spotify Names Their Most Popular Artists & Songs Of The Year, Pharrell Wins Big
    Spotify Names Their Most Popular Artists & Songs Of The Year, Pharrell Wins Big
    Dec 3, 2014 at 06:48pm
    By now, it's no secret that streaming giant Spotify has eclipsed nearly every other comparable service in its field, so its new list of the "top" (or most popular) music of the year is probably one of the best gauges of America's listening habits that we have. Including categories for male and female artists, albums and songs, the list includes several artists from the hip-hop/R&B world (alright, mostly the R&B one). Check out the lists below.
  • Kendrick Lamar Speaks In-Depth On Inspiration Behind "i", Producers On New LP
    Kendrick Lamar Speaks In-Depth On Inspiration Behind "i", Producers On New LP
    Nov 3, 2014 at 01:51pm
    Kendrick Lamar surprised fans with the fun-loving and motivational single "i" off his as-of-yet untitled sophomore album. The record wasn't the aggressive, hard West Coast banger devout fans were fiending for, but as Kendrick Lamar revealed in a new interview with Hot 97, it was meant to fill a visible gap that Kendrick saw within hip-hop music.
  • Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork"
    Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork"
    Oct 22, 2014 at 04:32am
    Following the release of T.I.’s last two somewhat lackluster albums, 2010's No Mercy and 2012's Trouble Man, combined with the rise of new age rap stars like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Meek Mill, and the fact that ten-year plus veterans like Lil Wayne and Kanye West are continuing to inch closer and closer to icon status with every project they drop, T.I.’s standing in hip hop's hierarchy has been met with some uncertainty.
  • Snoop Dogg's New Album To Be Released Through Pharrell's I Am Other Label
    Snoop Dogg's New Album To Be Released Through Pharrell's I Am Other Label
    Oct 17, 2014 at 12:58pm
    Snoop Dogg caused a bit of a controversy this week, when he randomly targeted Iggy Azalea in a series of social media posts, beginning with some memes, before escalating to threats and name-calling. Snoop has since apologized for his behavior, and conveniently enough, more news about his upcoming album has followed the high profile story.
  • Chris Brown, Beyoncé & Pharrell Among Nominees For 2014 Soul Train Awards
    Chris Brown, Beyoncé & Pharrell Among Nominees For 2014 Soul Train Awards
    Oct 13, 2014 at 07:50pm
    With the nominations coming in for the American Music Awards earlier today, it seems like the award season that kicks off with the BET Hip-Hop Awards tomorrow night and ends with The Grammys has begun. The nominations for the Soul Train Awards followed shortly, and you can view a complete list below. Chris Brown leads with seven nominations, followed by Beyoncé (six) and Pharrell (5). Best New ArtistAugust AlsinaJhené AikoLiV WarfieldMack WildsNico & Vinz
  • Stream T.I.'s "Paperwork"
    Stream T.I.'s "Paperwork"
    Oct 13, 2014 at 07:27pm
    T.I.'s hotly-anticipated new album Paperwork arrives a week from tomorrow on October 21st, and today iTunes Radio is letting you stream the whole thing ahead of time. Head over here to launch the player. the tracklist is below.
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