1. Pharrell Surprises NYC Middle Schoolers During Their Performance of His 'Hidden Figures' Songs

    December 10, 2016 3:45 PM EST A wave of children stormed through the doors of George Washington Educational Campus in New York City on Friday (Dec. 9) to watch artist/producer Pharrell Williams partner up with AMP UP NYC’s music initiative to deliver a captivating performance for its local community. Unaware that the …

  2. Pharrell And Celebs Put on the Ritz With Chanel In Paris

    December 07, 2016 5:27 AM EST Pharrell Williams put on the Ritz for Chanel's scintillating mid-season fashion show Tuesday - donning pearls on the "Cafe Society" catwalk at the restaurant of the newly refurbished Ritz Paris. The singer, who called the experience "surreal," got cheers as he weaved,…

  3. Composer Hans Zimmer on Performing His First Concerts in the U.S. and 'Breaking the Image of the Pretentious German Composer'

    November 28, 2016 10:00 AM EST Before Hans Zimmer toured Europe earlier this year playing music from some of his best loved scores, the Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe Award-winning composer was wracked with doubt. “My whole thing is nobody will come. It will be a disaster,” he says, with a self-deprecating laugh. He was…

  4. Get Ready to 'Crave' Pharrell's New Track: Listen

    November 16, 2016 5:28 PM EST Get ready to feel the soul. Pharrell released a new joint Wednesday (Nov. 16) called “Crave," one of eight contributions to the soundtrack for the upcoming film Hidden Figures. The funky, soulful and jazzy track loads up on trumpet blasts and groovy guitar sounds, an uplifting note for…

  5. Pharrell Williams' New Hu Adidas Line: Serving Your Mind and Body While Being 'Cool as F--k'

    November 09, 2016 5:15 PM EST Pharrell Williams was an admittedly lazy employee mopping McDonalds floors as a teen in Virginia Beach, Virginia. And though he loved snacking on McNuggets more than he actually enjoyed the job, he does have fond memories of what he bought with the money he earned. [readmore:7565898] “I saved…

  6. Pharrell Debuts His New G-Star Raw Collection at ComplexCon

    November 07, 2016 8:03 PM EST In February, singer-songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams updated his already-packed fashion resume by taking part-ownership of Dutch clothing brand G-Star Raw and a new title: head of imagination. He debuted his first collection under that role this weekend at ComplexCon in Long Beach,…

  7. Maggie Rogers Delivers More Sonic Serenity on New Track 'Dog Years': Listen

    November 04, 2016 3:32 AM EDT After much buildup and anticipation following her standout debut "Alaska" -- which has been stamped with Pharrell Williams ' very public approval -- budding singer/songwriter Maggie Rogers has now shared her second song, "Dog Years."  As with any second release, the…

  8. Pharrell Williams Releases Soulful, Jazzy 'Runnin' From the 'Hidden Figures' Soundtrack

    October 24, 2016 11:38 AM EDT After gifting the world with "Happy" from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack,  Pharrell Williams ' sound is laced on another soundtrack. This time he's lending his vocals to the forthcoming movie Hidden Figures , which he also produced and composed songs for. Ahead of the…

  9. An Oral History of 'Sesame Street' Music: One Direction, 'Rubber Duckie,' and Not Eminem

    September 29, 2016 5:00 PM EDT Nearly 50 years before Jimmy Fallon and The Roots performed with pop stars and kazoos for The Tonight Show ’s Classroom Instruments bit , or James Corden strapped chart-topping singers into the passenger seat for Carpool Karaoke , Sesame Street invited celebrity guests to perform original…

  10. 7 Artists Who Have Endorsed Presidential Candidates Over the Years

    September 28, 2016 5:22 PM EDT Presidential candidates spend years preparing their election campaigns, and while winning debates or state primaries are important accomplishments, snagging an official endorsement from a reputable celebrity can help boost a candidate's influence over voters leading up to voting day (Nov…

  11. Pharrell Williams & Wife Expecting Second Child

    September 23, 2016 4:20 PM EDT Pharrell Williams is probably doing the "Happy" dance because he and his wife, Helen Lasichanh, are expecting their second child, according to  E! News .  Pharrell Williams' 20 Biggest Billboard Hits In October 2013, Williams wed his longtime beau, Lasichanh, in a  Miami…

  12. Watch Pharrell Preview His 'Hidden Figures' Soundtrack at Toronto International Film Festival

    September 12, 2016 12:54 PM EDT Pharrell Williams is putting his time off from  The   Voice  to good use: He produced and composed the music for the upcoming dramatic film  Hidden Figures.  Over the weekend, Pharrell sat in alongside the film's three leading ladies -- Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe…

  13. The 25 Most Powerful People in Music Fashion: The Designers, Dealmakers, Curators & More

    September 08, 2016 2:19 PM EDT Who pumps up the volume on an artist? The imagemakers named here, as money today flows fast and furious between the two intertwined industries with Kanye cashing in on pop-ups, Bieber bringing bank at Barneys, Beyoncé launching her own brands and an “I never give a f— what people think”…

  14. 'Blurred Lines' Appeal Gets Support From More Than 200 Musicians

    August 30, 2016 5:24 PM EDT An eclectic group of artists from R. Kelly to Hans Zimmer tell the 9th Circuit that the verdict "if allowed to stand, is very dangerous to the music community." When Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke first launched a lawsuit three years ago  to protect "Blurred Lines"…

  15. Pharrell Williams & Family Announce Product Line With Dean & DeLuca Grocery Stores

    August 29, 2016 7:58 PM EDT The 'Williams Family Kitchen' product line will hit stores in spring of 2017. Chart-topping and Grammy award winning artist  Pharrell Williams , along with his family, has partnered with the upscale grocery store Dean & DeLuca to offer a new product line called The Williams…

  16. 'Blurred Lines' Creators Urge Appeals Court to Reverse Marvin Gaye Family's Trial Victory

    August 24, 2016 3:54 PM EDT Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and T.I. file their opening brief at the 9th Circuit. It's now time for a new round in the legal saga surrounding "Blurred Lines," the monster hit by Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams that was  condemned as a copyright infringement  of Marvin…

  17. Frank Ocean's 'Blonde': 10 MVPs Who Contributed to the Album

    August 24, 2016 11:40 AM EDT When Frank Ocean returned after a four-year hiatus with his Endless visual album , he followed up with the real comeback album -- his highly anticipated album, Blonde. While the set contains 17 meticulously crafted tracks, Ocean didn't tackle the studio effort solo. Frank Ocean's &…

  18. Orlando Tragedies Put Security Top of Mind for Country Stars at CMA Fest

    June 15, 2016 9:49 AM EDT Luke Bryan summed up a sentiment likely shared by other country artists when he reacted to a pair of weekend tragedies in Orlando, Fla., by saying, “The American spirit is about not living in fear.” He was speaking to media backstage at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium on June 12, prior to his…

  19. Nick Jonas' Stylist Dishes on How Late French Legend Serge Gainsbourg Is Influencing Today's Male Artists

    June 13, 2016 5:16 PM EDT "His style did not shout -- it whispered," says Nick Jonas ' stylist Avo Yermagyan, who explains how late French icon Serge Gainsbourg's "discreet elegance" is surfacing in male artists today -- from Wiz Khalifa 's barely-buttoned shirt to Mark Ronson '…

  20. Justin Timberlake Sings on Little Big Town's 'C'mon,' Pharrell Reveals

    June 09, 2016 4:28 PM EDT On Friday, Little Big Town releases its Wanderlust album, and according to Pharrell Williams -- who served as producer on the project -- Justin Timberlake also played a small role on the record by singing on "C'mon." "We were in the same studio at the same time,"…

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