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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.

The singer and innovator says his car is "an extension of [himself]". will.i.am unveils custom-designed Lexus will.i.am says he's "happy" that Rita Ora is filling Kylie Minogue's red chair. The Voice: What does will.i.am think of Rita? The singer says that she is "really excited" to see Ora take her place. Kylie: 'Rita Ora will be great Voice coach' Rita Ora joins Tom Jones, will.i.am and Ricky Wilson for The Voice. Rita Ora joins The Voice for series 4 The glasses and sunglasses were also designed by George Gorrow. will.i.am launches eyewear collection The musician and designer appears in the high-profile Striking Angles campaign. will.i.am launches Lexus NX ad campaign 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 singer talks about new single 'Home' and expectations placed on her success. Leah McFall 'not feeling Voice pressure' The Voice star showcases her wonderfully kooky style and vocal tone. Why Leah McFall's 'Home' is a real pop anthem Digital Spy takes one last look at the midweek standings Who will be No.1 on the charts this Sunday? Niall Horan pays adorable family tribute, Olly Murs sprouts another head in our Twitter roundup. Does Cocozza really have just 78p to his name? The band are currently 12,000 copies ahead of the US singer. Rixton just ahead of Scherzy in midweeks Each acts' new singles storm on to the online sale chart following their release. Rixton, Scherzy battle for iTunes No.1 Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea's 'Problem' moves down to number two. will.i.am claims 10th UK no.1 single Watch music video from Tamil film Kadhalan used in 'It's My Birthday'. will.i.am No 1 samples 1994 AR Rahman hit Who would be seen dead driving this leopard print custom car? Answer here! See who owns this garish sports car The clip features a snippet of Kanye West singing. Listen to Kanye West and French Montana teaser Ed Sheeran is set to hold on to the number one album spot for a third week. will.i.am and Ed Sheeran lead midweeks 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 The Voice singer sits on a huge swing in her latest music video. Leah McFall unveils will.i.am duet video Kylie Minogue admits she doesn't know if she'll do a second series Down Under. Kylie: The Voice is glitzier in Australia The singer will release his debut album in September. Voice winner Jermain Jackman signs deal The track features her former The Voice UK coach as singer and producer. Listen to Leah McFall's debut single The rapper says the group are doing some "configuration". will.i.am talks Black Eyed Peas future Joanna Lumley and will.i.am lend their support to the upcoming sports event. Watch Prince Harry's Invictus Games video Including Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Morrissey and Jungle. Playlist: 10 tracks you need to hear Ed Sheeran and Ella Henderson are also confirmed. will.i.am, Vamps, Little Mix for BGT shows 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 Could 2014 champion Jermain Jackman be the winner that The Voice needs? The Voice: Can Jermain reverse the curse? The singer follows up her call with a tweet praising will.i.am's act. Voice: Cheryl Cole calls will.i.am on air Jermain Jackman says Voice win is "achievement for everyone in the UK". Jermain Jackman wins The Voice 2014