John Legend

Singer/Songwriter/Musician With a full, rotund voice reminiscent of jazz singer Bobby Short, this nine-time Grammy winner is renowned as one of R&B’s most creative forces. Born John Stephens in Springfield, Ohio, he attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he led a vocal group. Hired by Lauryn Hill to play piano on her hit “Everything is Everything,” Legend also worked behind the scenes with Kanye West and Jay-Z before coming into his own as a solo artist. He has sold over 5 million albums to date, and most recently released his fourth LP, Love in the Future, which spawned the number one smash single "All of Me." Legend’s 2014 song “Glory,” with rapper Common, was included in the Selma soundtrack and won both a Golden Globe and an Oscar for Best Original Song.

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Kevin Hart, Common, Ava DuVernay May Add Diversity to Oscars

Actors invited to join membership, director aims for board.

Report: John Legend Performs at Hotel Despite Boycott

Source says singer accepted controversial invite for $300,000.

John Legend: Kalief Browder Died Because Our System Is Broken

Grammy-winning singer says New York “failed” wrongfully-accused former inmate who committed suicide.

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Music News: John Legend Extends His Voice Beyond Music

BET News Now has the scoop on John Legend's new passion. (5/20/2015)

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Music stars hit the streets against police brutality protests.
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