Not many people had a bigger year in entertainment than Pharrell Williams in 2013. The 40-year-old producer/rapper/singer/songwriter/fashion designer was everywhere this year, from award shows, covering magazines, hits all over the charts, scoring music for movies, and many business ventures outside of music. Pharrell composed the soundtrack to the movie Despicable Me and he has worked with almost nearly everyone in the industry from Miley Cyrus, Frank Ocean, Daft Punk, T.I., Solange Knowles, Mac Miller, Robin Thicke, Kanye West. Pharrell appeared alongside T.I. on Robin Thicke's hit single "Blurred Lines". The song has been a worldwide hit, has peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Pharrell's third Billboard Hot 100 number one single. Plus Pharrell released the first 24-hour music video to his Despicable Me 2 collaboration song, "Happy". With all of these accomplishments in 2013, GQ recognized Pharrell as one of their 5 people selected for the “Man of the Year” cover, which is well deserved.
After commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a Dream" speech in DC, the King family got into an accident. TMZ reported the family got into an accident while riding on a charter bus, when a van ran a red light, forcing the bus driver to slam on the brakes to dodge the van. Dr. Martin Luther King's sister, was on the bus, who had just shortly given a speech, as well as Omarosa, who tweeted she had a little accident hitting her head, but was okay. Thankfully there were no serious injuries.