Today brings forth more information regarding Pharrell's upcoming solo LP with an announcement that the rapper/producer will be releasing the project through Columbia Records. Although not much more has been confirmed about the album, the Despicable Me 2 single "Happy" will appear on the solo project.

Columbia Records CEO Rob Stringer spoke of the partnership with Pharrell stating, “When we excitedly partnered with Pharrell in January of this year, we felt it was his time again. Since then, ‘Blurred Lines’ and ‘Get Lucky’ have defined pop music in 2013, and now we are preparing to launch Pharrell as a global solo superstar in 2014. ‘Happy’ is just the beginning.”

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