Will.i.am or William James Adams of the hip hop group Black Eyed Peas is celebrating his 36th birthday today!

The American singer and rapper, Will.i.am also runs a signature clothing line named "i.am". He is the founder of "i.am.angel", a non-profit organisation dedicated to transforming lives.

Lost Change, Must B 21, Songs About Girls and # Willpower are his studio albums. He has won over 7 Grammy awards.

The singer suffers from Tinnitus, a disorder which is common among musicians who have been exposed to loud music for prolonged periods of time.

Will.i.am arrives for the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in LondonReuters