Pharrell Williams is one of the most talented, one of the most successful, and one of the most groundbreaking recording artists in music today. The songs Pharrell has penned for the Minionverse include the ubiquitous 2013 smash hit “Happy” from the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, and the five new tracks he lined up for the new threequel (include the singles “Yellow Light” and “There’s Something”). Just because “Happy” became a sensation three years ago inspiring countless imitations all over the globe, doesn’t mean Pharrell felt any pressure when it came to his next act.
Pharrell Williams joined Ellen on Thursday, and before he performed, he and Ellen DeGeneres cleared the air. Gospel singer Kim Burell was scheduled to appear on the show alongside Williams to perform the song “I See Victory” from the Hidden Figures soundtrack. DeGeneres, who is gay, immediately canceled Burell’s appearance on the show.
In part one of "The Voice" finale, each of the four remaining contestants sing three songs: a cover, an original, and a duet with their coach.
Team Pharrell and Team Adam took to the stage on "The Voice," singing for America’s coveted votes in the second night of the live playoffs. Tension was high.
The Voice brought Miley Cyrus to serve as a key adviser during the knockout rounds, and the music icon found herself enamored with Ohio native Emily Keener.
On Monday’s episode of The Voice, the blind auditions concluded and the battle rounds began, with Bryan Bautista and Malik Heard pitted against each other.
Monday’s episode of The Voice had the final four contestants performing in the Live Finale. After Jordan Smith performed, Pharrell Williams gave him a very realistic pointers for his singing career. Just Jordan Smith.” Blake Shelton offered his humble recording booth that he built out of a closet to Emily Ann Roberts.
One of the fan favorites, 17-year-old Madi Davis, brought her mother to watch Pharrell Williams coach her. … Only pick your heart up once they stop clapping.” Madi’s mother said, “Pharrell helped Madi take that extra step.
On Wednesday’s playoff results episode of The Voice, we found out which 12 contestants moved forward in the competition. Two singers were chosen from the audience votes, while each judge was able to choose one additional competitor. All the judges struggled with choosing which contestants to keep. After deliberating heavily, Gwen Stefani said, “All I can do in this crazy moment is follow my heart and think of the person that I’m going to be able to help the most, and right now I’m going to save Korin.”
Morgan Frazier, a country-singing contestant on The Voice, was knocked out of the battle round last week. After Blake Shelton let her go, Pharrell Williams stole her for his own team, making her the first country artist on his team. Just be you.” Morgan began to cry and said, “It’s great to hear someone in their position let you know that you’re not doing the wrong thing with your life and to keep fighting.” And fight she did. Morgan gave an emotional performance for the judges.
Pharrell Williams brought in recording artist Missy Elliott as an adviser for his team. Celeste Betton and Mark Hood faced off this round and were given “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” written by Ashford and Simpson and made famous by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell. Pharrell comforted her and responded by saying, “This is what we do it for.” Later the contestants gave an exhilarating performance as they competed.
Pharrell Williams put his support behind Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Ellen when he said, “It’s time for a woman to be in there.” The pop star and Voice judge went on to say that when it comes to solving problems in our country, we need someone who will take it seriously. He also added, “Not that I don’t love our current president, but I think it’s Hillary time.” To learn more about Yahoo SuperFan, be sure to follow us on Twitter: @YahooSuperFan, Facebook, and Instagram for your daily dose of all things TV and Movies
Pharrell photographed with the children featured in Happy! (Penguin Random House) When Pharrell Williams released “Happy” in November 2013, there was no way of knowing what a major success it would become. Written for the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, the song went on to be the biggest hit in the career of a man who’s produced some of the biggest hits of other artists’ careers.
The Voice held its final blind auditions on Monday, and 16-year-old Sydney Rhame hoped to get one of the few spots left on the judges’ teams. Her family was there to cheer her on, including her father, who suffers from multiple sclerosis. When she started singing, all four judges couldn’t help but watch in awe. To learn more about Yahoo SuperFan, be sure to follow us on Twitter: @YahooSuperFan, Facebook, and Instagram for your daily dose of all things TV and Movies
Gwen Stefani’s back with Blake, Adam and Pharrell in an all-new battle to discover America’s best new singers. Season 9 of The Voice premieres September 21st, airing Mondays and Tuesday at 8pm on NBC.
Pharrell and Fallon Perform as 80’s Duo Pharrell and Jimmy Fallon might be current pop culture icons, but on the Tonight Show they played 80’s R&B group Afro and Deziak.
Drama was high on "The Voice" Tuesday evening as a member of Team Pharrell became available to steal on the second night of the Battle Rounds. Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton all fought for Nashville singer Meghan Linsey, but in the end, she could only continue on with one coach.
After a recap of the Season 8 blind auditions so far Wednesday night, "The Voice" gave us a glimpse into some of the fun the coaches have when they're not focused on singing. Mostly, it was a look at the ever-developing love/hate/love relationship between coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, not that we're complaining.
Tuesday night on "The Voice," Blake Shelton and Adam Levine made a pact to help each other get singers on their teams instead of on Team Xtina or Team Pharrell. But when push came to shove, it seems Adam may have had ulterior motives for making such a deal.
Coach Adam Levine took the stage on The Voice Monday night and sang Elton John’s “Tiny Dancer” to learn what contestants go through during the Blind Auditions. His signature falsetto scored him a 3-chair turn, leaving him to choose which team to join.