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Will.i.am

Occupation: Musician, producer, talent show judge

Nationality: American

Born: March 15, 1975 (39)

William Adams Jr is a well-known musician with Black Eyed Peas, the group he founded in 1998. They did not come to prominence until breakthrough hit 'Where Is The Love', featuring then-new band member Fergie, was released in 2001.

will's producer credits span a range of artists including Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake and recently Cheryl Cole. He has his own range of clothing and watches, and has expanded into acting, voicing Moto Moto in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

will.i.am is one of the four judges on BBC reality show The Voice UK.

We talk to the band about will.i.am, critics and keeping up with music trends. The Script explain Harry Styles mix-up Rapper teams up with car manufacturer for his own special edition range. Listen to will.i.am's new song for Lexus The singer has worked with Calvin Harris, Jay Z and Prince on the new record. will.i.am working on new Rita Ora album The singer tops the singles chart with 'Only Love Can Hurt Like This'. Paloma Faith wins first Aussie No.1 The clip features a snippet of Kanye West singing. Listen to Kanye West and French Montana teaser The Australian hip-hop act make chart history with their hit 'Que Sera'. Justice Crew break Aussie chart record We take a look at the latest music videos to premiere over the past week. Music video round-up: Lily Allen, Maroon 5 The star proves he can have his cake and eat it whether it's his birthday or not. will.i.am: 'It's My Birthday' review Kylie Minogue admits she doesn't know if she'll do a second series Down Under. Kylie: The Voice is glitzier in Australia The rapper says the group are doing some "configuration". will.i.am talks Black Eyed Peas future Including Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Morrissey and Jungle. Playlist: 10 tracks you need to hear The artist unveils collaboration with Cody Wise. will.i.am announces new single - listen The producer unveils his re-working of the Britney Jean cut. Britney's Alien remixed by William Orbit Rapper and producer describes United Airlines as "the worst". will.i.am 'kicked out of airport lounge' Bollywood star's 'I Can't Make You Love Me' hits number one on iTunes India. Priyanka Chopra track iTunes No 1 Anne Hathaway gushes over the praise from Rio co-star will.i.am. will.i.am wants Anne Hathaway duet He says Cyrus kept asking him why he didn't have a joint rolled. Wiz Khalifa: 'Miley Cyrus smokes a ton' The singer says that her touring schedule may prevent her from returning. Kylie Minogue unsure of Voice UK return The pair have resolved their differences over the matter out of court. Pharrell, will.i.am settle lawsuit Frames are designed by George Gorrow under the creative direction of will.i.am. will.i.am launches eyewear brand Chopra thanks her fans for their "support and love". Priyanka's Exotic gets 30m YouTube views Company currently looks after acts including Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars. The Strokes sign BMG publishing deal Orbit's Britney Jean track features an editing error causing a slight skip. Orbit slams will.i.am over Britney glitch Chopra says she is excited at the release of new song 'I Can't Make You Love Me'. Priyanka Chopra meets UK fans at GUESS The band enter the ARIA singles top ten with 'Strong'. London Grammar scale Aussie chart Video for  'I Can't Make You Love Me' from Rihanna, Justin Timberlake directors. Priyanka making video with Rihanna team The singer said it was will.i.am who made her want the role. will.i.am persuaded Kylie to do The Voice DJ Mustard says he will be working with the star later this year. Rihanna 'going to the club' with new album We've got a feeling this is going to be a hard one to avoid in 2014. will.i.am ft. Miley: 'Feelin' Myself' review The popstar will perform tracks from Britney Jean and classic hits. Britney Spears reveals Las Vegas setlist Miley Cyrus's 'Wrecking Ball' clip tops annual list with 371 million views. Miley, Rihanna in Top 10 most-viewed videos The duo perform their 2008 collaboration 'Heartbreaker'. Cheryl joins will.i.am on stage - video The singer will unveil the full visual next week. Britney teases new music video - watch Listen to a mash-up of year's biggest hits, including Miley Cyrus and Daft Punk. Miley, Daft Punk, Gaga in 2013 mashup Chopra's first campaign was shot by 'Summer of 69' singer Bryan Adams. Priyanka: Being a GUESS girl is big deal The singer's eighth studio outing lacks the spark of her classics. Britney Spears: 'Britney Jean' review We take a look at the latest videos to grace the music world. Music video round-up: Leona Lewis, Killers He says that Spears is the "most disciplined" artist in the music world. will.i.am: 'Britney most focused artist' The song is thought to be the first cut from will.i.am's #willpower rerelease. will.i.am, Miley Cyrus in new music video The judges on the UK version will be going Down Under to coach Australia's Voice. 'Voice' Australia adds Kylie, will.i.am