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Pharrell Signs with Columbia Records, Readies New Solo Album for 2014

Columbia RecordsFollowing an impressive year, Pharrell will conclude 2013 on a high note. The mega-producer has landed a new recording contract with Columbia Records.

The label announced on Tuesday that fans can anticipate his latest single, "Happy" -- which originally appeared on the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack -- to be included on Pharrell's his forthcoming solo album, due out next year.

Earlier this month, Skateboard P revealed in Complex's digital issue that his next project will be a non-rap album.

In related news, Pharrell’s announcement comes just weeks after T.I. joined Columbia Records and revealed that Pharrell is expected to executive produce the rapper's next effort.

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