22 Facts About William

1.

William is the founding and lead member of the musical group Black Eyed Peas.

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2.

William is the recipient of a Latin Grammy Award, a Daytime Emmy Award, and seven Grammy Awards.

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3.

William was raised by his mother, Debra, who encouraged him to be unique and to avoid conforming to the tendencies of the other youths in the east Los Angeles neighborhood.

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4.

William rode on a bus for an hour to attend Paul Revere Charter Middle School.

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5.

William's was forced to decline because she already was signed to a contract with Eden's Crush.

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6.

William's immediately bonded with the band and became a permanent member of the Peas, and her photo was printed onto the album cover.

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7.

William worked with Rihanna on her fourth studio album, Rated R, for a track called "Photographs".

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8.

William stated there is a possibility Shakira could feature on the album.

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9.

William discussed and listened to it with a live audience at NASA in Pasadena, California after it was returned from the Curiosity rover.

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10.

William later featured in Priyanka Chopra's debut single "In My City".

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11.

William revealed that it can be used as a phone, to store music, and use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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12.

William showed a preview of a music video for a song called "It's My Birthday".

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13.

William starred in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa as the voice of the character Moto Moto.

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14.

William contributed a number of tracks to the movie's motion picture soundtrack in collaboration with industry heavyweight Hans Zimmer.

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15.

William guest-starred on the CBS drama Joan of Arcadia as God, one of several actors who played this role during the series.

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16.

William starred in the 2011 animated film Rio, and 2014's Rio 2, as a rapping red-crested cardinal named Pedro, and like Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, he contributed his singing voice to the film's soundtrack, along with his fellow co-stars.

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17.

William briefly played himself in the Tina Fey and Steve Carell comedy film Date Night.

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18.

William appeared in the 2016 Grammy-nominated documentary film about American DJ and producer Steve Aoki, titled I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.

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19.

William is a huge star who will bring a unique creativity to the show.

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20.

William was the winning coach having coached voice winner Anja Nissen in 2014.

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21.

William serves as a coach on the UK version of The Voice Kids.

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22.

William continues to support FIRST, and at the 2013 FIRST World Championship, will.

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