Hillary Clinton wins support from Pharrell Williams

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Hillary Clinton has received a boost on the US presidential campaign trail from singer Pharrell Williams.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., accompanied by performer Pharrell Williams
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The pair, along with Democrat veteran Bernie Sanders, headlined a rally in Raleigh, where Pharrell said he's never been involved in politics before but believes this election is too important.

He said he "couldn't sit on the sidelines".

Performer Pharrell Williams appears on stage at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton
(Andrew Harnik/AP)

During the event, Mrs Clinton warned that electing Donald Trump would risk "normalising discrimination".