1. 'Fake Love' Lifts Drake to No. 1 on Rhythmic Songs Chart

    January 19, 2017 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Drake lifts 2-1 on the Rhythmic Songs airplay chart (dated Jan. 28) with “Fake Love,” scoring his 18th No. 1 on the list, extending his record for most chart-toppers in the 24-year history of the chart. Rihanna follows with 14. The track, from his f ...

  2. Anderson .Paak Talks Working With Dr. Dre & Q-Tip on Pharrell's Beats 1 Show

    January 12, 2017 1:06 PM EST 0 0 0 In 2016, singer/songwriter Anderson .Paak's stock skyrocketed. Not only did he secure himself two Grammy nominations for his critically acclaimed project, Malibu, but he also provided features for Mac Miller, ScHoolBoy Q, and A Tribe Called Que ...

  3. J Balvin Selected as an Ambassador for New York Fashion Week: Men's

    January 11, 2017 12:27 PM EST 0 0 0 From the stage to the runway. J Balvin  will serve as one of the celebrity ambassadors for the annual New York Fashion Week: Men's during its upcoming season (Jan. 30 to Feb. 2).  The Colombian chart-topping reggaetonero becomes the first Latin ...

  4. Pharrell Forgives Jenna Bush Hager's 'Hidden Fences' Flub: 'Everyone Makes Mistakes'

    January 09, 2017 4:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Octavia Spencer also tweets about the "Hidden Figures" mix-up. While Twitter often ignites beefs, it's also pretty good at squashing them. At Sunday night's Golden Globes, both NBC’s Jenna Bush Hager and actor Michael Keaton refe ...

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

    December 10, 2016 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 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 fo ...

  6. Pharrell Introduces RL Grime's Halloween V Mix: Listen

    October 28, 2016 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's not much a person can count on in the strange days of 2016, but one thing on which you can always rely is RL Grime 's annual Halloween Mix. For five years strong, the trap god has dropped bassy late-October treats for the twerkin&# ...

  7. Watch DJ Khaled, Nicki MInaj, Pharrell & More Jam Out to 'Pinocchio' Song for New Beats By Dre 'Got No Strings' Campaign

    October 17, 2016 2:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Beats by Dre rolled out their new global campaign, "Got No Strings," on Monday (Oct. 17) to promote wireless living, with the help of A-listers from Hollywood and music including DJ Khaled , Nicki Minaj , Pharrell , Travis Scott and Young ...

  8. Watch J Balvin's New 'Safari' Video Featuring Pharrell and BIA

    September 02, 2016 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 After premiering his "Safari" music video on Apple Music in August, J Balvin  dropped the highly anticipated clip on YouTube Friday (Sept. 2) for his fans to watch. 7 Things You Didn't Know About J Balvin's New Album 'Energi ...

  9. Beyonce, Bono, Rihanna, Pharrell, Alicia Keys & More Stand Up For Black Lives, Demand Change in Powerful Video

    July 13, 2016 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of the recent police killings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, as well as the sniper shootings in Dallas, Mic.   delivers a powerful new visual detailing "23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America" with the ...

  10. Kid Cudi Teases Pharrell Collaboration, Says New Album Coming 'Very Very Soon'

    June 29, 2016 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 After announcing the title of his upcoming album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin', Kid Cudi continues to drop hints about the project which could be loaded with Pharrell , Andre 3000 and Travis Barker collaborations. Kid Cudi Grapples With Lif ...

  11. J Balvin Goes on a 'Safari' With Pharrell and BIA

    June 17, 2016 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 J Balvin is just one week away from dropping his new album Energía, and the Colombian reggaetonero debuted his single "Safari," featuring Pharrell and rapper BIA, on Ebro's Beats 1 radio show today (June 17). The collaboration is avai ...

  12. Inside Pharrell's Bright 'Pink Beach' World

    May 14, 2016 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 From floating white clouds to the pink sand, the multihyphenate celebrated his latest collab with Adidas with a dreamy, rosy-hued launch party in L.A. Pharrell  took his "Pink Beach" concept to another level on Friday night. In celebration ...

  13. Pharrell Williams to Chair Inaugural ComplexCon Pop Culture Festival

    May 10, 2016 11:46 AM EDT Publishing company Complex will host the two-day event in Long Beach this November. Male-centric publisher Complex is expanding into live events with the launch of ComplexCon, a two-day festival focused on pop culture, art, music, style and sports ...

  14. 'The Voice': Michelle Obama Introduces Top 10, Military Personnel & Veterans Honored

    May 02, 2016 10:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 The top 10 artists of season 10 competed live on The Voice  tonight, singing for America’s vote. Coaches Adam Levine , Christina Aguilera , Blake Shelton and Pharrell continued to prepare their artists in grueling rehearsal rounds. One artist will b ...

  15. 'The Voice' Recap: Coaches Pay Tribute to Prince, Top 11 Artists Perform

    April 25, 2016 10:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Emily Keener was voted off of The Voice last week, and tonight, season 10’s top 11 artists sang for America’s vote. Tomorrow night, one contestant will be eliminated based on votes and iTunes downloads. The competition is heating up between coaches ...

  16. Pharrell Protege Yuna Talks Being Muslim in Music: 'It's My Choice to Cover Up My Body. I'm Not Oppressed -- I'm Free'

    April 22, 2016 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's afternoon rush in Los Angeles, and Yuna is cruising through Mid-Wilshire in a black SUV with the windows rolled down. At a stoplight, the singer-­songwriter, who left her native Malaysia for the land of movie stars and pricey green juices ...

  17. 'The Voice' Recap: Artists Grow In Confidence on Third Night of Auditions

    March 21, 2016 10:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Night three of the Battle Round kept The Voice coaches Christina Aguilera , Blake Shelton , Adam Levine and Pharrell on their toes tonight. Last week, Pharrell used up both of his steals, but Aguilera, Levine and Shelton each started the night with ...

  18. Justin Timberlake & Pharrell Reunite in the Studio

    March 18, 2016 9:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Timberlake hasn't delivered a body of work since 2013's double-album release for The 20/20 Experience.  While fatherhood has kept him from bringing sexy back on-wax (he and wife Jessica Biel welcomed a baby boy last April), the pop ...

  19. Diddy Signs on as Pharrell's Team Advisor for 'The Voice' Season 10

    February 11, 2016 12:41 PM EST 0 0 0 Making The Band II   showrunner   Diddy  will be dropping gems on season 10 of  The Voice, a rep for the show confirmed to  Billboard . The Bad Boy chief will work with "Finna Get Loose" collaborator/ Voice coach  Pharrell Williams  as his ...

  20. Watch Missy Elliott & Pharrell Lose Control As Puppets In Her 'WTF' Video

    November 12, 2015 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Missy Elliott is back in business. The fiery rapstress celebrates her comeback with the funky visual for “WTF (Where They From)," co-starring Pharrell . Her long-awaited return raced the song to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trendi ...

  21. Listen to a Preview of Pharrell & Missy Elliott's New Collaboration 'WTF'

    October 27, 2015 8:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 A snippet of Pharrell and Missy Elliott 's upcoming single "WTF" (that's "Where They From," to be clear) premiered during Monday Night Football last night as a part of an NBA promo -- and it sounds about as intoxicating ...

  22. Watch the 'Voice' Judges Do Some Impromptu Karaoke With Jimmy Fallon

    October 27, 2015 7:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Fallon turned the tables on the judges of The Voice during last night's episode of The Tonight Show  (Oct. 26) -- instead of having them put aspiring stars on the spot, he made Blake Shelton , Gwen Stefani , Adam Levine , and Pharrell do ...

  23. This Week in Billboard Chart History: 30 Years Ago, Whitney Houston Notched Her First No. 1

    October 26, 2015 8:05 AM EDT 1.388 k 537 49 In 1985, the diva earned her first of 11 Hot 100 leaders. Plus, remembering chart feats by Janet Jackson, Shania Twain & Elton John. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart hi ...

  24. Pharrell Remixes 'Bonita Applebum' For A Tribe Called Quest Album Re-Issue: Listen

    October 13, 2015 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty-five years after their debut album People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm , legendary rap group A Tribe Called Quest are reissuing the classic record. The reissue is set to feature remixes by many artists including CeeLo Green , ...

  25. 'The Voice': Coaches Finalize Teams on Last Night of Blind Auditions

    October 06, 2015 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the season's artists all picked, it's time to prepare for Battles. Tonight was the last round of the Blind Auditions and the last chance for artists to secure spots on the respective teams of season-nine coaches Gwen Stefani , Pharrel ...

  26. New 'The Voice' Shows Heading for Iceland & Africa

    September 29, 2015 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Talpa, now owned by ITV, says there are now more than 60 productions of the hit singing competition show. TV producer Talpa, now owned by U.K. TV giant ITV's ITV Studios, said Tuesday (Sept. 29) that it has sold its hit singing competition form ...

  27. Pharrell Confirms New N.E.R.D. Album

    September 23, 2015 8:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pharrell  dropped some big news during an iHeartRadio Twitter Q&A yesterday (Sept. 22) -- N.E.R.D has new music in the works. Francesco Yates Talks Working With Pharrell on 'Change the Channel': Exclusive Video Premiere When a fan aske ...

  28. Pharrell Williams' Teams Up With Apple Music to Debut 'Freedom': Listen

    July 01, 2015 3:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 An official studio version of Pharrell Williams ' "Freedom" has finally surfaced. BBC's Annie Mac played the full version of "Freedom" on Apple Music's Beats 1, in connection with the streaming service's launc ...

  29. Pharrell Explains How Adele Balances Music & Motherhood

    June 24, 2015 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adele is in full-on mommy mode but is still making a little, focused time for music, says Pharrell .  Adele's '21' is the U.K.'s Best-Seller of the Decade "I've seen her recently. She's kinda like, 'Okay, guys ...

  30. Pharrell Gets Upstaged by a 7-Year-Old's Dance Moves: Watch

    June 16, 2015 9:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pharrell 's been bringing kids onstage to perform his hit "Happy" for some time, but not until now has he been upstaged by one of them.  'Daft Punk Unchained' Documentary Has Release Date, Will Feature Kanye West and Pharrel ...

  31. Kim Kardashian Says Dress Caught Fire, Pharrell Rescued Her

    June 02, 2015 10:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's an eventful time for Kim Kardashian: A new baby coming, a huge transition for her stepfather, and now a fire emergency, with none other than Pharrell and his wife to the rescue. Kardashian reported on social media Tuesday that her dress ca ...

  32. The Dancing Man Finally Hits the Floor for Epic Dance Party

    May 27, 2015 3:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cyber fat-shamers everywhere, beware: When you bully someone on the internet, the good people of Twitter will band together to lift up the victim and prove that you’re a jerk. On March 5, photos of Sean O’Brien, virally dubbed The Dancing Man , were ...

  33. Snoop Dogg, Pharrell & Stevie Wonder Have Seen the Future in New 'California Roll' Video

    May 20, 2015 5:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Is it any surprise that Snoop Dogg can see into the future? In Snoop's just-released video for "California Roll," the latest single from his new album Bush , the rapper takes us on a trip through time. Snoop Dogg Teases Out- Of- This- ...

  34. 'The Voice' Recap: Final Four Perform

    May 18, 2015 11:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 After months of intense performances, the final four contestants of season eight went head-to-head on The Voice tonight. Koryn Hawthorne and Sawyer Fredericks from Team Pharrell , Joshua Davis from Adam Levine’s team, and Meghan Linsey from Blake Sh ...

  35. Ask Billboard: It's a Man's, Man's, Man's, Man's, Man's World on the Hot 100

    April 21, 2015 11:05 AM EDT Men reclaim the Hot 100's top five after women had run up a record stay in the region. Plus, No. 1s that started near the bottom & a tribute to the voice of Billboard. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as gener ...

  36. Snoop Dogg Is 'Cream' of the Crop on Twitter Top Tracks

    March 20, 2015 5:59 PM EDT The hip-hop icon arrives at No. 1, while All Time Low earns a top 5 debut. Plus, Ed Sheeran ties a chart milestone. Veteran rapper Snoop Dogg enters at No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks with "Peaches N Cream," featuring Charlie Wi ...

  37. Meghan Trainor, Snoop Dogg, 'Blurred Lines' & Kendrick Lamar: Real-Time Twitter Chart Rewind Ep. 41

    March 20, 2015 3:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome back to Billboard's weekly video show "Real-Time Rewind," which recaps the past week's hottest action on the new Billboard Real-Time Twitter Charts -- Trending 140  and  Emerging Artists  -- and the news that's drivi ...

  38. Watch Snoop Dogg's 'Peaches N Cream' Video With Pharrell & Charlie Wilson

    March 18, 2015 9:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 In Snoop Dogg 's new video for "Peaches N Cream," the rap icon is king pimp of a '70s psychedelic universe that's filled with afro-rocking beauties, shrubbery and -- of course -- smoke.  Snoop Dogg to Deliver SXSW Keynote Ad ...

  39. Pharrell Will Join 'The Simpsons' Next Month

    January 22, 2015 8:04 PM EST Pharrell 's headed to Springfield next month, joining The Simpsons as a guest star.  Pharrell Williams Is Collaborating With Al Gore… On Live Earth's Return The multitalented artist will make a cameo as himself on Feb. 8, Entertainment W ...

  40. Gwen Stefani to Perform ‘Spark the Fire’ With Pharrell on ‘The Voice’

    November 29, 2014 3:48 PM EST 17.34 k 111 115 0 Gwen Stefani has announced that the music video for her latest single “Spark the Fire” will be released on Monday (Dec. 1). And there’s another surprise -- she’ll be performing the track with Pharrell on The Voice that same evening. Gwen ...

  41. Gwen Stefani Releases 'Spark the Fire,' New Pharrell-Produced Single

    November 24, 2014 9:47 AM EST 1.271 k 116 4 0 Gwen Stefani 's next single, "Spark The Fire," has hit the internet. Check out the Pharrell -produced track below. Stefani is attempting to reemerage as a solo artist after a lengthy hiatus -- her last full-length, The Sweet ...

  42. Exclusive: Snoop Dogg Prepping New Pharrell-Produced Album For I Am Other/Columbia

    October 17, 2014 8:00 AM EDT Now that Snoop Dogg ’s ended his Instagram feud with Iggy Azalea -- thanks to her mentor T.I. -- some other news has emerged about the prolific rapper. His next project will be released via Pharrell ’s I Am Other and Columbia Records. Billboard Co ...

  43. Stream T.I.'s 'Paperwork' Album Now

    October 14, 2014 5:03 PM EDT T.I. is a rapper with impressive longevity. Trap Muzik was his first release to go platinum, more than a decade ago. Many of his peers who came up around the same time enjoyed a brief moment in the spotlight -- Lil' Flip , Chamillionaire , Mi ...

  44. Watch Pharrell's 'NBA 2K15' In-Game Cameo

    September 24, 2014 6:44 PM EDT Pharrell 's onboard NBA 2K15 as the video game's soundtrack curator , even pulling Shaq   out of rap retirement to get on the mix, but his role with the game doesn't end there.  Pharrell Williams To Curate 'NBA 2K15' Soun ...

  45. Pharrell Invites Swedish Feminist Leader on Stage Ahead of General Election

    September 14, 2014 10:30 AM EDT Pharrell invited Swedish feminist party Gudrun Schyman on stage in Stockholm. Pharrell gave a Swedish feminist party a shout-out during a performance in Stockholm a day before Sweden's general election. Pharrell Overtakes Robin Thicke for Mos ...

  46. Pharrell & Soundgarden Kick Off NFL Opener

    September 04, 2014 8:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 'Happy' singer & hometown heroes play outside Seattle's stadium before Seahawks-Packers game. While the crowd outside Seattle's CenturyLink Field was already plenty excited for the season's first NFL game -- between thei ...

  47. Pharrell's 'Happy' is a Rare Bright Spot in Track Sales This Year

    August 18, 2014 12:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 If U.S. track sales in 2014 had one theme, it would be "Happy" versus everything else. Pharrell 's hit song is the only top 200track of 2014 that's outselling its 2013 counterpart. And it's the only track to have bucked the ...

  48. Pharrell's 'Happy' is a Rare Bright Spot in Track Sales This Year

    August 18, 2014 12:12 PM EDT If U.S. track sales in 2014 had one theme, it would be "Happy" versus everything else. Pharrell 's hit song is the only top 200track of 2014 that's outselling its 2013 counterpart. And it's the only track to have bucked ...

  49. 'Weird Al' Yankovic Reflects On His Weirdly Successful Week

    July 22, 2014 3:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you're likely his next parody conquest. Such was the case for artists like Pharrell and Iggy Azalea, who are covered ...

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