Update: Technical issues prevented the live webcast of our chat with Pharrell Williams but we've recorded the conversation and will post the video here later today.
With his multiple wins, a performance with Daft Punk and Stevie Wonder -- and, of course, his much-talked-about hat -- Pharrell Williams was perhaps the most visible presence at last month’s Grammy Awards.
But will the music-world superstar make a similar splash at the Oscars? Williams is nominated for his first Academy Award, for original song, with “Happy,” his aptly titled soul-funk jam from “Despicable Me 2.”
We’ll talk with the singer, rapper and producer about the song and its recognition in a live Web chat Monday at 10:50 a.m. PST.
Other topics up for discussion include his announced Oscar ceremony performance, “Happy’s” 24-hour-long video, Williams’ collaboration with Daft Punk and his upcoming solo album.
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