Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Pharrell Williams Clinches Webby's Best Interactive Video Award

Webby  Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, announced its 2014 edition winners on Monday, 28th April. Amongst several categories, Pharrell Williams won Webby and People's Voice Award in the best use of interactive video category for his 24-hour "Happy" music video according to Billboard.

The song "Happy" was launched on YouTube on 22 November, 2013 and has since received over 21million views and over 8k comments. Different versions of the song has been published on YouTube from different countries (Bahamas, Berlin, Sydney, Lagos), groups, and even schools like Babcock University in Nigeria and Jackson State University.
Pharrell has clinched up to 10 other awards like Grammy Award, Bet Award and Soul Train Music Award and more, according to Wikipedia.

Other music artist that won awards are Beyonce and her partner Jay Z. You can view the full list of winners here