Pharrell Williams - Pharrell Williams upset Jackson collaboration never happened

0
0
Subscribe to Pharrell Williams alerts

Pharrell Williams is upset songs he wrote for Michael Jackson never ''made it'' to him.

The 'Happy' hitmaker knew the King of Pop for several years before he died of acute Propofol intoxication in 2009 and had penned some tracks for the star but they were rejected by his team and ended up being given to Justin Timberlake for his debut solo album 'Justified' - and Pharrell was shocked when the 'Billie Jean' singer later sang them to him and he had to confess they were originally destined for him.

He said: ''I did eight songs for him that never made it to him, that ended up on Justin's record.

''Later he sang me all those songs and told me they should have been his and I told him they were for him.''

The 'Get Lucky' star also laughed off comparisons between himself and the late 'Thriller' singer.

He told News.com.au: ''Well, there's no comparison between me and Michael Jackson. He is the King of Pop, an incredible dancer, an incredible writer, incredible visionary, he changed the world in so many ways.

''I am just a fan who has been given the opportunity to make music.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Pharrell Williams - Michael Jackson - Justin Timberlake

0
0
Subscribe to Pharrell Williams alerts
Advertisement

More Pharrell Williams

The Full Winners Of The 2014 BBC Music Awards Announced

The 2014 BBC Music Awards results came as no surprise as three pop favourites were sent home on Thursday (December 11th 2014) clutching awards -...

Pharrell and Ed Sheeran Take Home BBC Music Awards

The first edition of the BBC Music Awards saw Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran steal headlines.Unsurprisingly, two of the most commercially successful artists in the...

Taylor Swift and Sam Smith Lead The Pack In Ultra-Super-Twitterized Grammy Nominations

It’s time to talk about the Grammys – which, of course, would be impossible without talking about Taylor Swift and Sam Smith. The young powerhouses...

Black Keys And The Prodigy To Co-Headline Isle Of Wight 2015

Temperatures may be plummeting in Britain, but we’ve got some sunnier festival news for you. The Isle of Wight festival has announced that the Black...

Advertisement

Watch Gwen Stefani's Weird And Wonderful New Video For 'Spark The Fire'

Gwen Stefani has just dropped the awesome video for ‘Spark the Fire,’ the second single from her much anticipated new album. Featuring bright colours, animation...

Stars Including Taylor Swift, Pharrell, Gwen Stefani And Ariana Grande Teams Up For The ‘We Can Survive’ Breast Cancer Concert [Pictures]

“We are here to celebrate women tonight and their survival,” said Pharrell Williams as he took to the stage during the ‘We Can Survive’ concert...

'Nas: Time Is Illmatic' Marks The 20th Anniversary Of One Of The Greatest Ever Rap Albums [Trailer]

The 1990s marked a turning point for rap and hip hop, with plenty of artists making their mark on the scene with seminal releases. Nas...

Pharrell Williams And T.I. Talk Song Writing

Almost every musical writer has their own way of working on a project, and now Pharrell Williams and T.I. have revealed their differing writing processes....

Advertisement

Comments

Pharrell Williams Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Pharrell Williams

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All