Pharrell to Auction Off Grammy Hat


Pharrell to Auction Off Grammy Hat

"Happy" singer's headgear is being sold on eBay for charity.

Published February 21, 2014

Pharrell's infamous Grammys hat will have a new home soon.

The Vivienne Westwood headgear that became a trending topic and has its own Twitter account (with more than 15,000 followers) will be auctioned off for charity on eBay, reports

Proceeds from the auction will benefit P's nonprofit, From One Hand to Another, aimed at helping youth "reach their potential" through arts and technologies.

“I'm giving up the Buffalo Hat I wore to the Grammys to help underserved kids get the educational tools they need," the 40-year-old said in a statement. "Our organization, From One Hand to Another, is committed to bringing kids experiences that ignite their passions, challenge their minds and prepare them for success.”

The auction started yesterday at $200 the same amount he paid for it and now with more than 60 bids, it has pushed its way to $10,500 and counting. 

Interested buyers have until March 2 to bid on the Westwood "mountain" hat. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.    

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Written by Latifah Muhammad


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