Pharrell Lanscilo Williams is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, and record producer.
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Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo The Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music.
The Neptunes are an American production duo, composed of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, who are credited with contributing the sound for many successful hip hop and R&B artists in the late-1990s and 2000s.
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He is the lead vocalist and drummer of the rock-funk-hip hop band N*E*R*D, that he formed with Hugo and childhood friend, Shay Haley.
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He released his first single, "Frontin'", in 2003 and followed up with his debut solo album, In My Mind in 2006.
His second album, Girl, was released on March 3, 2014.
This album was preceded by the commercially successful single, "Happy".
As part of the Neptunes, Williams has produced numerous hit singles for various recording artists.
Williams owns a media venture that encompasses entertainment, music, fashion, and art called i am OTHER, a multimedia creative collective and record label that serves as an umbrella for all of Pharrell Williams' endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club.
i Am Other is a multi-media creative collective and record label that serves as an umbrella for all of Pharrell Williams' endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club and ICECREAM apparel, textile company Bionic Yarn and a dedicated YouTube channel launched by the Grammy Award-winning rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and fashion designer in 2012.
Williams has earned ten Grammy Awards including two with the Neptunes.
A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an honor awarded by The Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry.