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Happy in Syria? I Know What You're Thinking Right Now

Laila Alawa | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Laila Alawa

The video opens up on smiling laughing children. It's your normal "Happy" video -- joining videos from America, Germany, Egypt and Australia, to name a few -- but there's a slight twist to it: The people in the video are Syrian.

Pharrell Apologizes For Controversial Cover

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

Pharrell Williams is upping his style status once again. The "Happy" singer is gracing the special-edition cover of Elle UK's July issue. Phar...

Pharrell Says He Can't Be A Feminist Because He's A Man

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment

It's been a year since "Blurred Lines" was the frontrunner for the 2013 Song of the Summer, but Pharrell Williams is still fielding questions about it...

Pharrell And Spike Lee Are Joining Forces At The Apollo

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.27.2014 | Black Voices

Mark your calendars, because on June 3, Pharrell Williams will be performing at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater for an interactive concert directed ...

Happy

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Jack Schimmelman

Dasha. Photo by Tania. Used with permission. If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution. So said Emma Goldman more than 100 year...

The Art Book That Will Make You Smile 'Til Your Face Hurts

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.27.2014 | Arts

You know that unbridled giddiness you used to get from blowing out birthday candles, riding a swing or scoring an ice cream cone before dinner? That p...

Pharrell's Secret To Success

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment

As a two-time Grammy Producer of the Year recipient, Pharrell knows how to write a song that you simply can't forget. In trying to figure out Pharrell...

Did Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Free 'Happy' Iranians?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

The arrest of young Iranian men and women who created a video of themselves dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" caught the attention of the world ye...

Daily Meditation: What Makes You Happy

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Police Arrest Young Iranians For 'Happy' Pharrell Video

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

UPDATE 5/21 -- Iranian political satirist and radio host Kambiz Hosseini, who started the #FreeHappyIranians hashtag, tweeted on May 21 that all of...

Our Grandmother's Favorite Accessory Is Making A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.15.2014 | Style

We'd never thought we'd see the day when our grandmother's favorite accessory would take over the red carpet. Pearls are making a HUGE comeback, but t...

Why "Happy" Makes Me Unhappy

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Seriously, does anyone actually know how a room without a roof feels? Is that a "happy" feeling? I'm personally happy when my rooms have roofs.

Clap Along...Tehran Gets Happy with Pharell Williams' 'Happy' Song

Negar Mojtahedi | Posted 07.06.2014 | Good News
Negar Mojtahedi

Despite some obvious limitations, Tehran's version of "Happy" still achieves its purpose by spreading some good old-fashioned joy. In the process, the group of young Iranians are also dispelling stereotypes.

Pharrell, Rihanna Sweep iHeartRadio Music Awards

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.02.2014 | Entertainment

Pharrell is still full of tears of joy — even after that viral interview with Oprah Winfrey. The producer-rapper-singer was teary-eyed after he per...

An Open Letter to Pharrell Williams

Jessica Puente | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jessica Puente

I don't want to sit here and pretend I know what you're thinking and what your songs mean. So can you tell me something? Can you tell me what this song means? Can you tell me how I, as a woman, am supposed to escape in it?

Listen To Pharrell's New Song 'Smile'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment

As Pharrell's "GIRL" makes its debut in Japan, we have been treated to one of the release's bonus tracks, "Smile." It's name is reminiscent of "Happy,...

She's In

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.30.2014 | TV

This news is bananas! B-A-N-A-N-A-S! Tuesday, April 29, host Carson Daly kicked off "The Voice" with a special announcement that No Doubt singer Gw...

Pharrell Even Makes His Zits Fashionable

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.30.2014 | Style

Could it be? Could Pharrell have possibly just debuted yet another memorable accessory? Yes, folks, it's true. The singer-songwriter-producer stepp...

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Weaves a Wild Web

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Reese Halter

If you like Spider-Man, drama, nasty villains, New York City and spectacular special effects wound around a touching love story then don't miss this early-summer blockbuster film.

12 Years a Clipper, Yawn...

Monique Ruffin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Black Voices
Monique Ruffin

I don't care about racists. What I do care about is the human experience and our endless opportunities to grow. I care about how the pain we endure can cause us to be more loving and true to ourselves.

'Happy' Dancing Priests And Nuns Celebrate Double Canonization

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.27.2014 | Religion

Priests, nuns, and Romans of all ages have been very "happy" about today's dual canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II since it was ann...

Is Another Coach Leaving 'The Voice'?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 04.25.2014 | TV

"The Voice" might have yet another big shakeup next season. After announcing Pharrell would be sitting in CeeLo's old chair and rumors of Christin...

'Marilyn Monroe' Covergirl Is a BROWN Bombshell

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.25.2014 | Black Voices

Marilyn Monroe might be the ultimate blonde bombshell, however Pharrell Williams' is paying homage to the iconic Hollywood beauty with a different, mo...

Pharrell Has Too Many Versions Of That Hat In New Music Video

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

Pharrell Williams released the music video for "Marilyn Monroe," the opening track to his new album "G I R L." With help from the video, it may help t...

Coachella: Up Close

Lindsey Best | Posted 06.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Lindsey Best

Coachella goers always have a vast variety of musical experiences to fill their weekend with. Here's a look at some of these performances up close and personal.