Pharrell Williams upstaged at Grammys by his hat

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Mar 2, 2020, 9:47 am*



Sarah Weber

Pharrell Williams is a man of many hats. Sure, he’s a rapper, a producer, a fashion designer, a singer-songwriter, etc. But he also owns a surprising number of actual hats.

The one he wore to the Grammy Awards on Sunday night was wacky enough to start a meme of its own. The Canadian Mountie-styled cap inspired comparisons to Smokey the Bear and the Arby’s restaurant logo.

Here’s just a sampling:

Pharrell may have taken home a Grammy for Best Pop Group with Daft Punk, but two novelty accounts and countless headlines later, it seems that his hat had a bigger night.

Screengrab via GrammyAwards2014/YouTube 

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*First Published: Jan 27, 2014, 9:23 am