THE CAMPAIGN Williams' second go at the "Despicable Me" franchise signaled the movie industry's faith in the hip-hop star who first gained entry to that world via a key endorsement from composer Hans Zimmer (the perennial nominee recruited Williams, 40, as co-musical consultant for the 2012 Oscars and the two are currently collaborating on May's "Amazing Spider-Man 2"). But Williams' ubiquity was undeniable when "Despicable Me 2" opened at No. 1 at the box office on July 4th weekend as he held the top two slots on the Hot 100 -- joining Robin Thicke at No.

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