Pharrell will be honored with a Golden Note Award from ASCAP during their 25th annual awards ceremony.
Producer Pharrell Williams will be receiving a Golden Note Award from ASCAP during the 25th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards.
Pharrell will receive the award during a invite-only ceremony taking place on June 29th at the Beverly Hills Hotel in California, Los Angeles.
The prestigious award is bestowed upon singers, songwriters or composers who have achieved exceptional success. Previous recipients of the award include artists like Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones, Jermaine Dupri, LL Cool J and Sean “Diddy” Combs.
Pharrell spoke on Golden Note Award and called it an honor, "It is an honor to receive The Golden Note Award. ASCAP has celebrated some of the greatest musicians of our time with this distinction, and I am humbled to be in their ranks. The work ASCAP has done – and continues to do – to protect and serve music creators is truly remarkable and it is a thrill to be recognized by such a respected institution."
The President & Chairman of ASCAP, Paul Williams, also spoke on Pharrell's contribution to music, "Pharrell’s contributions to the history of American music are immeasurable. From the pioneering work of The Neptunes, to the success of both N*E*R*D and his own solo projects, Pharrell has proven his versatility time and again. Pharrell continues to push boundaries and uphold his status as a music trailblazer. I can’t think of a better artist to receive this year’s Golden Note Award."