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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] On Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, Legend portrayed the title role in the NBC adaptation of the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice "rock opera," Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, sharing top marquée billing with Sara Bareilles (Mary Magdalene) and Alice Cooper (King Herod).



A Good Night
A Good Night is a song by musical artist John Legend, released on April 6, 2018.
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John Legend proved he knows Chrissy Teigen weirdly well during this quiz on Ellen
  –  April 11, 2018
ICYMI, the couple first got together after filming the music video for Legend’s song “Stereo ... on-the-spot quizzes are hard, people!). We love John Legend and Chrissy Teigen regardless, and again, we’re mightily impressed with just how ...
Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, John Legend, and other stars unite for Elton John salute
  –  April 11, 2018
Other music heavyweights delivered great performances to honor the icon. The lineup included Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town, Shawn Mendes, SZA, Maren Morris, Chris Martin, Miranda Lambert, Kesha, and John Legend.
Watch: John Legend & BloodPop – A Good Night | Music Video
  –  April 9, 2018
The one and only, John Legend is back! Today the singer/songwriter and much more is back with something new for our listening enjoyment, linking up with BloodPop for a new track called “A Good Night.” The track is an infectious, radio-ready single that ...
John Legend’s new music video recorded “entirely on Google Pixel 2”
  –  April 9, 2018
John Legend has been a good friend to Google, starring in their Oscars ad for the Google Assistant support for Nest and playing at their CES 2018 party. And now the latest music video from the r&b superstar is not just a fun, musical journey but it is also ...
John Legend’s latest music video shot entirely with Pixel 2
  –  April 9, 2018
His name might be a little imposing, but John Legend’s voice is a strong one: not just in his performances as a soul singer but in the music industry at large. And he’s got a huge fan base anyways, because, you know, celebrity. One of the fun things he ...
Luna Legend dancing with John Legend to a John Legend song is a big mood
  –  April 7, 2018
John Legend released a new song on Friday, April 6th, and everyone is already loving it. Legend has a real gift for creating catchy, thoughtful, and danceable music. It is one of the many reasons he is the best. “A Good Night” is the perfect song for ...
John Legend Takes Over DJ Booth in 'A Good Night' Music Video Ft. BloodPop
  –  April 7, 2018
The music video, which was entirely shot on a cellphone, features Yara Shahidi meeting her future lover in a nightclub, where John is taking over the DJ booth. John Legend is back with new music. Hours after releasing his spring bop "A Good Night ...
John Legend – A Good Night Ft. Bloodpop
  –  April 7, 2018
R&B veteran John Legend makes his return to the music world with the new single, “A Good Night,” featuring Bloodpop. The funky and feel-good groove sees the Grammy-winning crooner delivering a beautiful ode to love and meeting that special someone.
New John Legend video filmed entirely on Pixel 2, looks amazing
  –  April 6, 2018
It looks like I didn’t have to wait long to get an answer, as R&B artist John Legend just released a new music video for his song “A Good Night” that was filmed entirely on a Google Pixel 2. Does it look better than Soderbergh’s film shot on an iPhone?
Watch John Legend's New 'A Good Night' Music Video Shot Entirely on Cellphones
  –  April 6, 2018
John Legend is back with new music — and an innovative music video shot entirely on cellphones. The singer’s new single “A Good Night” is inspired by love, and the music video — which was directed by Mishka Kornai and filmed with 23 Google Pixel ...
Party Report: John Legend ‘Swipes Right’ by Shooting Music Video on a Smartphone (Video)
  –  April 6, 2018
A week after after ascending to TV heaven in an elaborately staged-performance of “Jesus Christ Superstar Live,” John Legend is back on earth making content just like “Ordinary People” … on a cellphone. John Legend Inception: He watches himself ...
John Legend shoots entire music video using the Pixel 2
  –  April 6, 2018
When you’re watching the music video for John Legend’s latest song, realize that it was shot entirely on the Pixel 2. Google announced that the award-winning artist gave his creative team the 2018 flagship to capture every scene. The company sat down ...
John Legend Presides Over A Love-Filled Club In ‘A Good Night’ Video
  –  April 6, 2018
On this most blessed New Music Friday — which has already given us a summery collab from Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris, AND an entire album from Cardi B — John Legend has swung through with a certified jam of his own. Or, as he succinctly put in on ...
John Legend Brings the 'Joy' with 'A Good Night' Music Video Premiere - Watch Here!
  –  April 6, 2018
John Legend keeps it cool and casual as he attends the Google premiere of his new music video for “A Good Night,” filmed entirely on Google Pixel 2, on Thursday (April 5) in Los Angeles. “You know, when I started writing again after I got off tour ...
John Legend's "A Good Night" music video was shot entirely on a Pixel 2
  –  April 6, 2018
The video clip for John Legend's newest song, A Good Night, takes place at a nightclub and follows two individuals as they meet and eventually end up getting married. The song itself is quite catchy, but what's most interesting is the fact that the whole ...
Exclusive: John Legend on Making "A Good Night" Video and His Favorite Work With Kanye
  –  April 6, 2018
Fresh off of a tour in Asia and a much-praised performance as the lead role in Jesus Christ Superstar, John Legend offers up a new song and ... that vibe of going into the studio and recording new music? I looked at it as I was going to start writing ...
John Legend Releases ‘A Good Night’ Music Video — Watch Now!
  –  April 6, 2018
Check out the new music video for John Legend’s single “A Good Night,” featuring BloodPop. Legend was directed in the video by Mishka Kornai, who shot it with a Google Pixel 2 phone. On Thursday night, Legend explained the reasoning behind shooting ...
New Music: John Legend feat. BloodPop – ‘A Good Night’
  –  April 6, 2018
Just in time for the weekend, John Legend teams up with BloodPop on their feel-good collaboration “A Good Night.” Over a dance-ready beat, John Legend drops soulful vocals about a fun outing with fate. “Everything is gonna be alright,” he sings.
New Music: John Legend – ‘A Good Night’ (Feat. BloodPop)
  –  April 6, 2018
John Legend has been away from music for a little while but he’s back today with a brand new single called ‘A Good Night’. It feaures BloodPop®, the producer formerly known as Blood Diamonds. The disco flavored song seems to be be inspired by the ...
Power Lawyers: 11 Top Music Attorneys for John Legend, BTS and More
  –  April 4, 2018
Meet the lawyers behind the deals for classic crooners and breakout bands. Branca reps the estates of several music icons. Among recent deals, he negotiated a record-breaking seven-year agreement for Sony to continue distributing Michael Jackson's catalog ...
John Legend Would Be Proud Of This ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Mashup
  –  April 3, 2018
“The show’s dedication to diverse casting, soulful reinterpretations of the original music and it’s overall mission to bring Broadway to the masses was all the inspiration I needed. If John Legend and Sara Bareilles can share the stage harmoniously ...


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