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Pharrell Williams' "Happy" was born from last year's animated hit "Despicable Me 2," but that was just the beginning. It didn't just sell 10 million units, it became a global phenomenon (a term that…
Toronto singer Francesco Yates leaves an immediate impression with his style-defining Afro and a shockingly vibrant falsetto that has drawn the praises of Justin Timberlake (on Yates' new single…
The 2014 BET Awards kicked off at Nokia Theater in Los Angeles Sunday night and came with many surprises. Pharrell opened the show with “Come Get It Bae.” The crowd went crazy when surprise guest…
"Frozen" remained hot on the U.S. album chart last week, as the Disney soundtrack held onto the No. 1 position for a 10th non-consecutive week. For the fifth week in a row, "Frozen" took the top…
It was all a bit strange in that it was oddly normal. Not famous-people-at-a-fancy-event normal - a particular kind of status quo in and of itself - but over-at-a-friend's house for a dinner party…
The annual Oscar nominees luncheon Feb. 10 at the Beverly Hilton drew a large number of contenders, who stopped at the Variety Photo Studio to talk about their films.
Movie tunes require their own unique aesthetic and Variety talked with the tunesmiths who crafted these Oscar contenders.
This year's prominent animated films yielded a varied lot of musical scores from mostly veteran composers. Randy Newman, Mark Mothersbaugh, Alan Silvestri and Joe Hisaishi all each loaned their tune…
Variety Screening Series Q&A: 'Despicable Me 2′ Filmmakers, Composer Pharrell Williams Talk Minions and Music
Composer Pharrell talks about how excited he was to work on “Despicable Me 2″: “There's an inner child in me that just wouldn't leave.”