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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