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Pharrell Williams joins The Voice as new coach

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NBC Network's hit singing television competition show "The Voice" announced today March 31, 2014 on Twitter, Pharrell Williams will be joining the competition as a new coach for Season 7.

The talented singer-songwriter, record producer, musician, fashion designer and rapper Pharrell Williams will be replacing Cee Lo Green. The Voice began airing in late April of 2011 with a viewership rating of 12 million to a peak of over 15 million viewers. Past coaches include music superstars Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Usher, Shakira, CeeLo Green and Adam Levine.

This new accomplishment adds to a exciting past 2013 - 2014 music season for Pharrell Williams. Williams is a seven time Grammy Award winner including most recently winning Record of the Year in 2014 for his smash hit "Get Lucky" featuring French electronic music duo, Daft Punk. Pharrell's collaboration with rapper T.I. and Robin Thicke on hit single "Blurred Lines" peaked at number one on the Billboard chart, reaching number one in 13 more countries including Germany and the United Kingdom.

Williams released his sophomore album, G I R L on March 3, 2014. The album's current single "Happy" off the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack peaked at number 1 on the US Billboards chart.

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Pharrell Williams and Daft Punk
Pharrell Williams and Daft Punk Credit: Getty Images

Pharrell Williams and Daft Punk

The talented singer, producer, musician, rapper and fashion designer, Pharrell Williams has been named a new coach for Season 7 of NBC's hit television show The Voice. 

Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams Credit: Terry Richardson

Pharrell Williams

The talented singer, producer, musician, rapper and fashion designer, Pharrell Williams has been named a new coach for Season 7 of NBC's hit television show The Voice.

Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams Credit: WireImage

Pharrell Williams

The talented singer, producer, musician, rapper and fashion designer, Pharrell Williams has been named a new coach for Season 7 of NBC's hit television show The Voice.

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