John Legend Biography (Wikipedia)
John Legend (born John Roger Stephens; December 28, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He has won ten Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe, and one Academy Award. In 2007, Legend received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Prior to the release of Legend's debut album, his career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with already established artists. He sang in Magnetic Man's "Getting Nowhere," Kanye West's "All of the Lights", on Slum Village's "Selfish", and Dilated Peoples' "This Way". Other artists included Jay Z's "Encore", and he sang 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". He has gained chart topping hits from his solo work as well, including the Billboard Hot 100 number-one single, "All of Me". He won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2015 for writing the song "Glory" from the film Selma.
- Kanye West - All Falls Down (Later Archive 2004)http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02vknqp.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02vknqp.jpg2015-06-25T15:31:00.000ZKanye West performs All Falls Down with Syleena Johnson and John Legend, on Later... with Jools Holland in 2004.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02vknrc
Kanye West - All Falls Down (Later Archive 2004)
- John Legend - Tracks of My Yearshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01hrzfr.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01hrzfr.jpg2014-12-05T09:30:00.000ZGrammy Award-winning US singer-songwriter John Legend picks the Tracks of My Years, with songs from Smokey Robinson and Aretha Franklin.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02dl6d0
John Legend - Tracks of My Years
- Full interview: John Legend co-hosts the show with Trevor Nelsonhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g698v.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g698v.jpg2013-09-05T14:40:00.000ZJohn Legend joins Trevor Nelson in the studio to discuss some of his favourite tracks.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01g6995
Full interview: John Legend co-hosts the show with Trevor Nelson
- Hottie of The Week - John Legendhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01f20f9.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01f20f9.jpg2013-08-13T10:58:00.000ZJohn Legend tells us whats in his pants, rates his hotness and his chatup techniquehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01f20fl
Hottie of The Week - John Legend
- John Legend chats to Steve Wrighthttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019xnps.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019xnps.jpg2013-06-03T17:29:00.000ZGrammy Award winning singer John Legend talks to Steve Wright about his new album.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019xnqf
John Legend chats to Steve Wright
- John Legend speaks about Jodeci getting booedhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016tzdg.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016tzdg.jpg2013-03-25T14:17:00.000ZJohn dropped in on Twin's show and spoke about Jodeci's shocking performance.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p016tzgx
John Legend speaks about Jodeci getting booed
John Legend Tracks
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Legend leads stars' grief over shootingsOscar-winning singer John Legend is among stars calling for "peace" after five Dallas police officers were killed during protests against the shooting of black men by police.