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Pharrell Williams to perform on Oscars telecast

by jmaloni

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Tue, Feb 4th 2014 01:25 pm

Singer-songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams will perform his Oscar-nominated song "Happy" at the Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

"Happy," which Williams wrote and produced for "Despicable Me 2," is nominated for Original Song. The three other nominated songs are "Ordinary Love" from "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," "Let It Go" from "Frozen," and "The Moon Song" from "Her."

Pharrell has won seven Grammy Awards, two (in 2004 and 2014) for Producer of the Year. Named Billboard's Producer of the Decade in 2010, his productions have sold more than 100 million copies. As a solo producer and as part of the prolific producing team The Neptunes, Williams has played a key role in creating a string of hits over more than two decades.

Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on "Oscar Sunday," March 2, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC Television Network.

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