What made music artist, Pharrell Williams, have an emotional break down during his interview with Oprah Winfrey? Fans everywhere witnessed Pharrell cry tears of joy, when he discussed the overwhelming feeling of love and appreciation from millions of fans all over the world.
During the interview, Oprah stated that his hit song “Happy” has made an huge positive impact around the world. She showed Pharrell a compilation video of fans dancing and lip syncing the lyrics to the song. He was so moved by the video that he instantly broke out into tears. Overcome with emotion, he asked “Why am I crying on Oprah.”
They discussed his fame and rise to stardom. Oprah asked Pharrell what is his approach to writing and producing a hit record. He said “My best songs come from two different ways. Either when I have a really good gut feeling about something, it’s written in the shower or on a plane. Oprah replied “Shower’s good, isn’t it? There’s something about the water.”
Pharrell agreed and stated “The water attracts your ear. You get distracted, and your mind wanders.” He also made headlines with his recent performance at the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California. He surprised the fans and performed with special guest music artists, such as Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, and Busta Rhymes.
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