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Pharrell Williams

Singer-Songwriter, Producer & Entrepreneur; Known for the Hit Single, "Happy"

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 Pharrell Williams Biography

Pharrell Williams, also known by his mononym Pharrell, is a singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and fashion designer. He is known for his smash hit single, "Happy," which was included in DreamWork's Despicable Me 2.

Pharrell and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo the Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music. He is also the lead vocalist and drummer of rock, funk, and hip hop band NER*D, which he formed with Hugo and childhood friend Shay Haley. He released his first single, "Frontin'," in 2003 and followed up with his debut solo album, In My Mind, in 2006. His second album, G I R L, was released on March 3, 2014. As part of the Neptunes, Pharrell has produced numerous hit singles for various recording artists. Pharrell has earned over a dozen Grammy Awards including two with the Neptunes. He has expressed his admiration for several musicians, including Michael Jackson, J Dilla, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye, Rakim, Q-Tip, and David Bowie.

He currently 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's endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream apparel, Billionaire Girls Club, textile company Bionic Yarn and a dedicated YouTube channel launched in 2012. The channel was launched on May 12, 2012, as part of YouTube's $100 million original channel initiative.

In addition to his highly impressive musical and entrepreneurial work, Pharrell is a philanthropist. Pharrell owns a non-profit organization called "From One Hand To AnOTHER" (FOHTA). FOHTA is an educational foundation. According to its website, its mission is to "change the world one kid at a time by giving them the tools and resources to meet their unique potential". FOHTA's vision is to modernize the community center concept by empowering kids to learn through new technologies, arts, media, and motivation.

In October 2015, the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University named Pharrell as their artist-in-residence. He gave the 2017 commencement address at NYU and received an honorary degree on May 17, 2017.

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  • Individuality is the New Wealth

    The most successful people and businesses bring something unique to pop culture. It's the rule breakers who have the power to change the world. With Pharrell's new creative collective i am OTHER, he encourages people to pursue experiences as the new assets for success.

  • Feed Your Curiosity

    Although he started his career in music, Pharrell has also found success in fashion, art and design. None of it would have been possible without a passion for exploration. Pharrell's career is an example of going beyond what you already know to find more opportunities for growth and success.

  • Saving Arts Education

    As more schools across the country cut budgets for the arts, America runs the risk of short-changing our youth. Pharrell credits his high school's music program with transforming his life and encouraging him to shoot for the stars. Without an arts education, he would not be the person he is today.

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    Booking fees for Pharrell Williams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Pharrell Williams, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Pharrell Williams?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Pharrell Williams for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Pharrell Williams for your next private or corporate function.
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Pharrell Williams

Singer-Songwriter, Producer & Entrepreneur; Known for the Hit Single, "Happy"

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Pharrell Williams Biography

Pharrell Williams, also known by his mononym Pharrell, is a singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and fashion designer. He is known for his smash hit single, "Happy," which was included in DreamWork's Despicable Me 2.

Pharrell and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo the Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music. He is also the lead vocalist and drummer of rock, funk, and hip hop band NER*D, which he formed with Hugo and childhood friend Shay Haley. He released his first single, "Frontin'," in 2003 and followed up with his debut solo album, In My Mind, in 2006. His second album, G I R L, was released on March 3, 2014. As part of the Neptunes, Pharrell has produced numerous hit singles for various recording artists. Pharrell has earned over a dozen Grammy Awards including two with the Neptunes. He has expressed his admiration for several musicians, including Michael Jackson, J Dilla, Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye, Rakim, Q-Tip, and David Bowie.

He currently 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's endeavors, including Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream apparel, Billionaire Girls Club, textile company Bionic Yarn and a dedicated YouTube channel launched in 2012. The channel was launched on May 12, 2012, as part of YouTube's $100 million original channel initiative.

In addition to his highly impressive musical and entrepreneurial work, Pharrell is a philanthropist. Pharrell owns a non-profit organization called "From One Hand To AnOTHER" (FOHTA). FOHTA is an educational foundation. According to its website, its mission is to "change the world one kid at a time by giving them the tools and resources to meet their unique potential". FOHTA's vision is to modernize the community center concept by empowering kids to learn through new technologies, arts, media, and motivation.

In October 2015, the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University named Pharrell as their artist-in-residence. He gave the 2017 commencement address at NYU and received an honorary degree on May 17, 2017.

Pharrell Williams Videos

  • Lionel Richie and Pharrell Williams Interview | 58th GRAMMYs ...
  • NYU Music Student Makes Pharrell Cry With Her Song
  • In Conversation with Pharrell Williams | NPR MUSIC

Pharrell Williams Books

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Pharrell Williams Speaking Topics

  • Individuality is the New Wealth

    The most successful people and businesses bring something unique to pop culture. It's the rule breakers who have the power to change the world. With Pharrell's new creative collective i am OTHER, he encourages people to pursue experiences as the new assets for success.

  • Feed Your Curiosity

    Although he started his career in music, Pharrell has also found success in fashion, art and design. None of it would have been possible without a passion for exploration. Pharrell's career is an example of going beyond what you already know to find more opportunities for growth and success.

  • Saving Arts Education

    As more schools across the country cut budgets for the arts, America runs the risk of short-changing our youth. Pharrell credits his high school's music program with transforming his life and encouraging him to shoot for the stars. Without an arts education, he would not be the person he is today.

FAQs on booking Pharrell Williams

  • How to book Pharrell Williams?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Pharrell Williams for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Pharrell Williams, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Pharrell Williams or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Pharrell Williams?

    Booking fees for Pharrell Williams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Pharrell Williams, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Pharrell Williams?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Pharrell Williams for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Pharrell Williams for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Pharrell Williams or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Pharrell Williams or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Pharrell Williams is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Pharrell Williams for your event is available upon request. Pharrell Williams generally travels from Miami, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are John Legend, Magic Johnson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Will Smith and Ice-T. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Pharrell Williams for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Pharrell Williams Speaker Videos

  • Lionel Richie and Pharrell Williams Interview | 58th GRAMMYs ...
    NYU Music Student Makes Pharrell Cry With Her Song
  • In Conversation with Pharrell Williams | NPR MUSIC
    Pharrell Williams, "International Day of Happiness"
  • Pharrell Williams - International Day of Happiness
    Swedish House Mafia - One (Your Name) - YouTube

Pharrell Williams Speaking Topics

  • Individuality is the New Wealth

    The most successful people and businesses bring something unique to pop culture. It's the rule breakers who have the power to change the world. With Pharrell's new creative collective i am OTHER, he encourages people to pursue experiences as the new assets for success.

  • Feed Your Curiosity

    Although he started his career in music, Pharrell has also found success in fashion, art and design. None of it would have been possible without a passion for exploration. Pharrell's career is an example of going beyond what you already know to find more opportunities for growth and success.

  • Saving Arts Education

    As more schools across the country cut budgets for the arts, America runs the risk of short-changing our youth. Pharrell credits his high school's music program with transforming his life and encouraging him to shoot for the stars. Without an arts education, he would not be the person he is today.

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