William rose to prominence as the founder and lead member of the Black Eyed Peas.
24 Facts About William
William is the recipient of a Latin Grammy Award, a Daytime Emmy Award, and seven Grammy Awards.
William has never met his father, and was raised by his mother in the Estrada Courts housing projects in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, where they were among the few African-Americans living in a predominantly Hispanic community.
William did not discover his full birth name until he was 25.
William's mother encouraged him to be unique and to avoid conforming to the tendencies of the other youths in the neighborhood.
William was forced to decline because she already was signed to a contract with Eden's Crush.
William immediately bonded with the band and became a permanent member of the Peas, and her photo was printed onto the album cover.
William worked with Rihanna on her fourth studio album, Rated R, for a track called "Photographs".
William stated there is a possibility Shakira could feature on the album.
William was among the performers at the Diamond Jubilee Concert held outside Buckingham Palace on June 4,2012.
William discussed and listened to it with a live audience at NASA in Pasadena, California after it was returned from the Curiosity rover.
William later featured in Priyanka Chopra's debut single "In My City".
William revealed that it can be used as a phone, to store music, and use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
William showed a preview of a music video for a song called "It's My Birthday".
William starred in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa as the voice of the character Moto Moto.
William contributed a number of tracks to the movie's motion picture soundtrack in collaboration with industry heavyweight Hans Zimmer.
William guest-starred on the CBS drama Joan of Arcadia as God, one of several actors who played this role during the series.
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.
William briefly played himself in the Tina Fey and Steve Carell comedy film Date Night.
William appeared in the 2016 Grammy-nominated documentary film about American DJ and producer Steve Aoki, titled I'll Sleep When I'm Dead.
William is a huge star who will bring a unique creativity to the show.
William was the winning coach having coached voice winner Anja Nissen in 2014.
William serves as a coach on the UK version of The Voice Kids.
William continues to support FIRST, and at the 2013 FIRST World Championship, will.