Pharrell will be UVA’s 2019 valedictory speaker

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 14: Pharrell Williams performs onstage during the 7th Biennial UNICEF Ball on April 14, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for UNICEF USA)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Pharrell Williams, a Virginia Beach native, will be the 2019 valedictory speaker for the University of Virginia on May 17.

UVA in its release talked about Williams’ talents as a visionary recording artist, he is also a producer, songwriter, philanthropist, fashion designer, author and entrepreneur.

The 13 time Grammy Awards winner will make the stop only a few weeks after he helps launch Something in the Water, the regional music festival set to take place in Virginia Beach from April 26-28, 2019.

To learn more about Pharrell’s visit to UVA in May, click here.

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