Like any writer worth their salt, Pharrell knows to not gild the lily. “I don’t need no adjectives for this girl,” he sings, and sure enough with the video for “Marilyn Monroe” he lets the visuals do most of the talking.
The obiquitous Pharrell may be “Happy” all over the place, but he’s not losing his edge.
It’s a sweeping ballad full of all the right things that will make the moment when Peter Parker kisses that lucky so-and-so extra emotional.
Pharrell breaks down and cries because he is “Happy!”
Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar, and Hans Zimmer all appear in Alicia Keys “It’s On Again” video for The Amazing Spider-man 2.
Pharrell Williams used his solo set as a career-spanning showcase, touching on his string of chart-topping collaborative hits from last year (namely Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”) to a show-stopping revue of his chart history
Billboard announced today (April 9) the finalists for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Both Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations in 12 of the 40 award categories, with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and eight noms respectively.
It wasn’t enough that the whole world got “Happy,” now Ed Sheeran and Pharrell want them to “Sing.”
They say writing about music is like dancing about architecture, but writing about goofy hats and making a pun on the word “happy” are just about the easiest things you can do.
Usher filled in on CeeLo’s chair for a season previously, but Pharrell is stepping in to keep it warm — at least for season 7.