First Dibs: Is Pharrell Williams Going Global?

Lily Allen gears up to fully re-enter the music world, Madonna announces a major collaboration, and Diplo finds inspiration with The Clash.

  • Pharrell Williams is taking his “Happy” vibe worldwide. The super-producer has joined the United Nations Foundation’s campaign for the International Day Of Happiness, where he’ll curate videos from users around the globe. Goodness, it seems like the thing that really makes Pharrell happy is hard work! [Spin]
  • Lily Allen has big plans for this year, including her first album in years! The British singer has released the album art for Sheezus, and dropped a video for her track, “Our Time.”[Stereogum]
  • Madonna is ready to make us dance again. The Queen Of Pop announced that she’s teaming up with Avicii, for some electronic-inspired girl power. Well, every other time Madge has gone that route, it’s paid off bigtime — bring it on! [Rolling Stone]
  • The news from the EDM world continues as Diplo gets geeked about his work with legendary rock band, The Clash, for Converse’s One Song campaign. [MTV News]

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