Things you did not know about “The Voice US” Coaches

by Hien Anh30 September 2015 Last updated at 17:00 PM

VTV.vn - American producer Pharrell Williams and singer Gwen Stefani reunite for the Season 9 of The Voice.

Although they are not the biggest names in the music industry, they still have huge successful careers. Here are the things you may not know about Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani.

Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams (www.google.com)

Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams (www.google.com)

1. Talk about Pharrell, most of us think of the infectious song “Happy” from the Despicable Me 2 movie. However, he is behind many songs that brought fame and success for Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Jay Z and Beyoncé.

2. Gwen Stefani is the lead vocal of the notorious 90s band – No Doubt.

3. In 2005, Esquires Magazine named Pharrell Williams as The World’s Best Dressed Man for his unique fashion style.

4. Both Gwen and Pharrell are in theirs forties. 46 and 42, respectively!

5. Gwen Stefani is distinctive for her fleshy red lips and silver hair. She has 3 sons with her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale.

6. Pharrell is the owner of 7 Grammys Awards including: Producer of The Year, Artists of The Year (twice), Best Pop Album, Best Rap Song and Album of The Year.

7. Gwen Stefani has 3 Grammys Awards with No Doubt and a collaboration with Eve for the hit “Let Me Blow Ya Mind”​​​

8. Both Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani have their own clothing lines.

9. Pharrell Williams released his second solo album named GIRL last year. The first one was “In My Mind” in 2006.

10. Pharrell Williams is the magical hit-maker. He is behind many hits such as I’m A Slave 4 You – Britney Spears; Senorita – Justin Timberlake; Drop It Like It’s Hot – Snoop Dogg; Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke; Blow – Beyoncé; Hollaback Girl – Gwen Stefani, etc.​​

11. Gwen Stefani and Pharrell have multiple collaborations. Pharrell produced Hollaback Girl , which gained many awards for Gwen.

12. Happy – the phenomenal song from the soundtrack of Despicable Me 2- was inspired by his son – Rocket Man Williams. He said this song was dedicated to him. He married his longtime girlfriend – model Helen Lasichanh in 2003.

13. Gwen and Pharrell are nicknamed as “Vampire” because they are not influenced by age

14. Gwen is a distant cousin of Madonna, on her father's side.

15. Before being one of the greatest music producers in the world, Pharrell worked at McDonalds.

16. Gwen was considered for the role of Jane Smith in Mr. & Mrs. Smith

17. Pharrell is the first artist to release a 24-hour music video for Happy

18. Pharrell once wrote an entire song on his cell phone in five minutes.


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