Pharrell’s “Happy” In New Beats By Dre Ad: Watch

Jan 3rd, 2014 // Comment
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Pharrell finds yet another reason to dance in a new Beats by Dre commercial. He inspires an animated gaggle of Dr. Dre‘s Pill speakers to dance to “Happy,” as he had with the real-life Jimmy Kimmel, Jamie Foxx,Tyler, the Creator and more in the song’s music video. Pusha T also appears, snapping along as he strolls through a record store aisle.

First released in May 2013, “Happy” has taken on a new and strangely wonderful life since its May release as part of the Despicable Me 2 OST. While the song was initially overlooked for Pharrell’s stand-out cameos (Daft Punk‘s “Get Lucky,” Robin Thicke‘s “Blurred Lines” and 2 Chainz‘s “Feds Watching,” among others), “Happy” received newfound attention when it received the first-ever, 24-hour music video. It’s since earned an Oscar nomination, and it’s also to be included in Pharrell’s second solo effort, out this year.

Watch Pharrell get “Happy” in the Beats By Dre ad up top.

[via Rap Radar]

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