Pharrell Williams Cries 'Happy' Tears During An Interview With Oprah Winfrey (VIDEO)

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Given that Pharrell Williams’s biggest hit is called ‘Happy’, we were surprised to see this video of him crying - but luckily they were tears of joy he spilled during an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

In his chat with the TV legend for her show 'Oprah Prime', Pharrell was shown a video montage of fans dancing to his No.1 song ‘Happy’, and was all of a sudden overcome with emotion.

He told Oprah: “It’s overwhelming because I love what I do and I just appreciate the fact that people have believed in me for so long that I could make it to this point, and feel... to feel that.”

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Pharrell Williams is overcome with emotion during his interview

Later in his interview, Pharrell also discussed his songwriting techniques, and revealed that a number of his hits were actually written in the shower.

He said: “When I have a really good gut feeling about something, it's written in the shower or on a plane. The water attracts your ear. You get distracted and your mind wanders.”

Since topping the charts at the beginning of 2014, the music video for ‘Happy’ - which features Pharrell and a host of other people, including some celebs making blink-and-you’ll-miss-’em appearances - has spawned a number of parody versions on YouTube.

A mammoth 24-hour-long version of the video also exists, which rather puts Lady Gaga’s 11-minute ‘G.U.Y.’ video to shame.

As well as his solo career, Pharrell contributed to two of 2013’s biggest chart-toppers, Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ and Robin Thicke’s conroversial ‘Blurred Lines’.

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