Will.i.am Wins Emmy With "Yes We Can" Video

June 16, 2008

Will.i.am received an Emmy Award for his Barrack
Obama video, a creative piece inspired by Obama's speech during the New Hampshire primaries and it featured stars such as Kelly Hu, Common and Nicole Scherzinger. The Black Eyed Peas member was awarded an Emmy for New Approaches in Daytime Entertainment, a category that premiered at the 35th Annual Creative Arts Entertainment Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony in New York on Friday, June 13. Will.i.am co-produced the "Yes We Can" video with Jesse Dylan. According to WENN (World Entertainment News Network), over 2.5 million people viewed the Will.i.am/Obama video online