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Pharrell Williams Set To Perform At The Academy Awards

Posted By on February 4, 2014

Pharrell Williams has had a lot of success so far this year by receiving 4 Grammy Awards and recently getting a  Oscar Award nomination for the “Best Song” category. Now reports claim he is set to perform at this years Academy Awards show.

According to reports, Williams is set to perform at the Academy Awards scheduled for March 2nd.

 Fresh off his performance at last month’s Grammy Awards, Pharrell will take the stage at the Oscars next month. The Neptunes hitmaker will spread some sunshine by performing his Oscar-nominated song “Happy” at the 86th Annual Academy Awards, it was announced Tuesday. “Happy,” which appears on the soundtrack to the animated film Despicable Me 2, is nominated for Best Original Song. Pharrell, along with composer Hans Zimmer, previously served as a music consultant for the 84th Annual Academy Awards in 2012. (Rap-Up)

As if performing at this years Grammy Awards show and the Academy Awards wasn’t enough, Pharrell also received an Oscar nomination for ” Best Song” catergory.

 U2, Pharrell Williams and Karen O are all in the runnings for this year’s Oscars. Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Karen O is nominated in the Best Song catergory for The Moon Song, a song she wrote with Spike Jonze for his film Her. Pharrell also picks up a nomination his No 1 single Happy, a track recorded for Despicable Me 2. They will compete against U2’s track Long Walk To Freedom, from the film Mandela. The Irish band were previously nominated for an Oscar in 2003 for The Hands That Built America, a song written for Gangs of New York. (The Guardian)

Check out Pharrell‘s interview at this years Grammy Awards show below.