A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, will.i.am is known not only for his work with The Black Eyed Peas, who have sold 31 million albums and 58 million singles worldwide, but also for his work with some of the entertainment industry’s biggest names, including Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Usher, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, David Guetta, and film composer Hans Zimmer.
Executive Producer/Creator, “i.am FIRST: Science is Rock and Roll”, a back-to-school primetime TV special that aired on ABC August 14, 2011 designed to get students excited about learning STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills in, and beyond the classroom.
Selected by “Advertising Age” as a top digital creative executive in the magazine’s annual Digital Innovators Issue (February 28, 2011). Guest columnist in “Advertising Age’s” annual Consumer Issue about “communiting”, will.i.am’s approach to engage consumers and transform communities through conversations vs. traditional advertising campaigns. (October, 2011)