On April 26, Pharrell Williams will be honored during the 2023 Grammys on the Hill Awards at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C.
The superstar singer/songwriter/producer/fashionista will be lauded alongside U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Bill Cassidy at the annual event that brings together and recognizes congressional leaders and musical artists who’ve led the fight for creators’ rights.
In a statement to Billboard, Williams said “I’m very grateful to be honored at this year’s Grammys on the Hill among some incredible other honorees who have done tremendous advocacy work for others.” “It’s important that we show up for each other and support one another to ensure that we can keep creating.”
About this years event, the CEO of the Recording Academy, Harvey Mason Jr. added, “Grammys on the Hill is a celebration like no other, spotlighting music’s unifying power as we bring together our nation’s leaders with some of the most renowned artists in the world. It’s a privilege to honor Pharrell alongside Senate Majority Leader Schumer and Senator Cassidy, all of whom have fought tirelessly for pro-music policy that protects the creatives that make up our community.”