Hans Zimmer - Hans Zimmer & Pharrell Williams To Provide Oscars Music

Celebrated movie composer Hans Zimmer and hip-hop star Pharrell Williams have signed on as music consultants for the 2012 Oscars.
The Oscar-winner and the Grammy-winner have been invited to join the Academy Awards creative team by producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer. Neither have worked on the Oscar show before.
A statement from the producers reads, "Hans is one of the most accomplished and creative film composers of our time, and Pharrell is a phenomenal songwriter with an amazing list of credits. This is an exciting and prestigious collaboration that promises to take the audience on a musical journey."
Zimmer says, "It is a great privilege to serve the Academy in this role and to help celebrate and honour this year's incredible artistry," and Williams tells WENN, "I am honoured to work with my mentor and teacher, Hans Zimmer, and I have wanted to collaborate with Brian Grazer on something for years. I cannot believe I will be joining them and their teams on the most prestigious show of the year, the Academy Awards."


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