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Pharrell's Denim Recycled From Ocean Debris Wins Product Design Grand Prix Night's second big prize for a Williams project

CANNES, France—Pharrell Williams projects were the pride of the Cannes Lions festival here tonight. Not only did the singer's "24 Hours of Happy" video win a Grand Prix in Cyber, but…

June 18, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

AmEx's Digital Push Teams Pharrell Williams With Spike Lee UGC effort may drive millennials to concert livestream

American Express is bolstering its digital efforts leading up to its Unstaged series featuring Pharrell Williams, which culminates in a YouTube and Vevo-streamed concert on June 3. While it has run…

May 27, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT

Pharrell Williams Joins NBC’s The Voice Musical multi-threat replaces Cee Lo Green in Cycle 7

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams is bringing his talents to NBC’s The Voice. The 40-year-old Neptunes linchpin and recent Daft Punk collaborator (“Get Lucky”) will join the popular musical competition series before the…

March 31, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

Twitter and Billboard Strike Deal for Social Music Charts Will reveal the next hot acts

Twitter and Billboard have teamed up to make real-time music charts based on the musings of the social platform's 240 million users. Whether pop behemoths Katy Perry or Pharrell Williams are…

March 27, 2014, 12:40 PM EDT

Arby's Dishes on Awesome Pharrell Williams Tweet It took 'just a few seconds' to write

Arby’s quietly plucked Josh Martin from digital marketing firm Engauge a few years ago to become its social media director. But his work only grabbed our attention in the last month…

March 7, 2014, 7:18 AM EST

Arby's Buys Pharrell Williams' Hat for $44,100 Cool branded social play

Arby's is paying Pharrell Williams $44,100 for his Vivienne Westwood designer hat, which achieved Twitter fame when the pop artist wore the eye-catching lid during the Grammys on Jan. 27. The…

March 3, 2014, 3:04 PM EST

Celebrities Put the 'C' in CES Big names drawn to Las Vegas tech fest

The Consumer Electronics Show always plays host to tech-savvy celebrities. This year is no different—the Las Vegas event has booked some big acts to go along with the gadgets. A few…

January 2, 2014, 1:49 PM EST

Pharrell Williams Sues Diageo for $5 Million Rapper alleges spirits giant broke distro contract

Pharrell Williams has sued marketing partner Diageo North America for $5 million in a New York City federal court, claiming the spirits giant has failed to distribute the rapper's "Qream…

January 14, 2013, 8:01 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Smirnoff Pharrell Williams mixes cocktails like he mixes tracks

Pharrell Williams is one of those do-it-all celebrities who don’t seem to get much sleep. Not only is he a Grammy-winning musician and producer, but he’s also managed to launch…

August 26, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT

Information Diet: Pharrell Williams The musician, producer, entrepreneur, and branding maven finds time for Angry Birds and Anderson Cooper

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I check through my mobile devices and respond to emails and text messages. I browse websites like The New York Times, Wall…

August 12, 2011, 6:18 AM EDT