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John Legend

John Legend



John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor.

Prior to the release of Legend's debut album, he collaborated with already established artists. At various points in his career, Legend has sung in Magnetic Man's "Getting Nowhere," Kanye West's "Blame Game," on Slum Village's "Selfish," and Dilated Peoples' "This Way". Other collaborative appearances include Jay-Z's "Encore", backing vocals on Alicia Keys' 2003 song "You Don't Know My Name," the Kanye West remix of Britney Spears' "Me Against the Music," and Fort Minor's "High Road". Legend played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything".

For his solo work, he earned a Billboard Hot 100 number-one single with "All of Me" in 2013. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2015 for writing the song "Glory" from the film Selma. He has also won ten Grammy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. In 2007, Legend received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.[1] In 2017, Legend received a Tony Award for co-producing Jitney for the Broadway stage.[2]



Woodstock is a song by musical artist John Legend, released on November 10, 2017.
Surefire is a song by musical artist John Legend, released on June 23, 2017.
In America
In America is a song by musical artist John Legend, released on March 22, 2017.
City Of Stars & Audition - Medley
City Of Stars & Audition - Medley is a song by musical artist John Legend, released on February 27, 2017.

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John Legend Picture 285
  –  December 28, 2017
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John Legend to play heavenly figure
  –  December 23, 2017
John Legend will play Jesus of Nazareth in “Jesus Christ Superstar ... forwarding a message from the man behind the original musical’s music. “We are thrilled to have @johnlegend join us as Jesus for JCSTheMusical Live! this Easter #TeamALW ...
John Legend Fixes Your Love Life With a New App - Watch the Funny Lilly Singh Skit!
  –  December 20, 2017
“Whenever I listen to John Legend‘s music, I instantly want to fall in love and be committed to a bae. It’s like I can’t control myself! It’s time to turn that power into an app!” Lilly wrote.
John Legend App Helps People Fall In Love In Hilarious Lilly Singh Sketch
  –  December 20, 2017
“Whenever I listen to John Legend’s music, I instantly want to fall in love and be committed to a bae. It’s like I can’t control myself! It’s time to turn that power into an app!” Singh wrote in the video’s description on YouTube ...
John Legend Snares Title Role in NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live’
  –  December 20, 2017
Oscar-, Grammy- and Tony-winning singer/songwriter John Legend has joined the cast in the title role. The 1970 rock opera — with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice — is loosely based on the Gospels and chronicles the last few days of ...
As Jesus Christ Superstar, Can John Legend Help NBC Resurrect the Live Musical Genre?
  –  December 19, 2017
Five years ago, NBC reignited the live musical genre with The Sound of Music Live!, which drew 18.6 million viewers ... NBC is preparing to resuscitate the genre yet again, and it’s tapped John Legend to lead the charge. The network has cast Legend ...
John Legend Lands Lead In NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Musical’
  –  December 19, 2017
John Legend continues to build quite the portfolio outside of music. For, having notched up impressive producer credits on theatrical offerings such as ‘Underground’ and ‘Southside With You,’ the Grammy, Oscar, and Tony winner has landed the lead ...
John Legend Will Play Jesus in NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live'
  –  December 19, 2017
John Legend will be taking on the role of God's only son in NBC's revival of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. Between tackling social issues in his music videos, and preparing for the birth of his and wife Chrissy Teigen's second child, Legend will ...
Global Music Powerhouse John Legend Set for Title Role in NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!" from Brooklyn, N.Y.
  –  December 19, 2017
GLOBAL MUSIC POWERHOUSE JOHN LEGEND SET FOR TITLE ROLE IN NBC'S "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT!" FROM BROOKLYN, N.Y. Award-Winning Star/Producer in Music, Film, Stage and TV, Legend to Lead Cast in Easter Sunday's Staged Version of the Original ...
John Legend to play Jesus in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live!’
  –  December 19, 2017
John Legend is set to play the lead in an upcoming live production ... Last week it was confirmed that Legend would join Kesha, Miley Cyrus and other music icons at a Grammy tribute show in honour of Sir Elton John. Elton John: I’m Still Standing ...
Sam Smith, Kesha, John Legend Lead Host of Stars Confirmed For Elton John’s MSG GRAMMY Salute
  –  December 19, 2017
John Legend, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Maren Morris, Sam Smith and Keith Urban, with additional all-star performers to be announced in the next few weeks. "Sir Elton John is an international music legend who has captivated audiences across generations ...
John Legend to Star in NBC's Live Jesus Christ Superstar
  –  December 19, 2017
John Legend will star in NBC's live Easter Sunday staging of Jesus ... Legend has 10 Grammys for his music, an Oscar for his song "Glory" from the movie Selma and a Tony for producing the Broadway show Jitney, which he won this year.
John Legend Set to Play Jesus in NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live’
  –  December 19, 2017
The Sound of Music Live and Peter Pan Live have been mixed. But despite the recent dip, NBC is forging ahead with its Jesus Christ Superstar Live adaptation and the network has just cast its leading man. Singer-songwriter John Legend will take on the ...
John Legend to star in NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!'
  –  December 19, 2017
Rice is the musical's lyricist; Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote the music and the pair will executive produce the ... https://t.co/QfIivg1N8k — John Legend (@johnlegend) December 19, 2017 Rocker Alice Cooper was previously announced to play the role of King ...
John Legend tapped to play Jesus in NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert’
  –  December 19, 2017
John Legend, the 10-time Grammy winner and multiplatinum R&B and ... NBC has previously staged “Sound of Music Live,” “The Wiz Live,” “Peter Pan Live” and “Hairspray Live,” Variety reported. Listen to a selection from “Jesus Christ ...
John Legend to Play Title Role in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
  –  December 19, 2017
“John Legend is a superstar,” said Tim Rice ... A highly accomplished musician, concert performer, songwriter, actor, and music and film producer, Legend is one of the most versatile and talented artists in entertainment today. In 2015, he, along ...
Pregnant Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Treat Daughter Luna to Her First Rockettes Show
  –  December 16, 2017
Fresh off their trip to Oslo, Norway, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend took their 19-month-old daughter Luna Simone to her first-ever Rockettes show at Radio City Music Hall in New York on Friday. The pregnant Lip Sync Battle star, 32, shared the adorable ...


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