Pharrell Signs With Columbia Records
Columbia Records is thrilled to announce a new partnership with GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer Pharrell Williams. The internationally renowned artist’s new single “Happy,” featured on Despicable Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), will also be featured on Williams’ forthcoming Columbia Records full-length debut, set to be released in 2014.
“When we excitedly partnered with Pharrell in January of this year, we felt it was his time again,” says Columbia Records Chairman/CEO Rob Stringer. “Since then, ‘Blurred Lines’ and ‘Get Lucky’ have defined pop music in 2013, and now we are preparing to launch Pharrell as a global solo superstar in 2014. ‘Happy’ is just the beginning.”