John Legend Biography (Wikipedia)
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. In 2017, Legend received a Tony Award for co-producing Jitney for the Broadway stage.
- John Legend - BBC Music Awards 2016https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04l51q1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04l51q1.jpg2017-01-11T23:59:00.000ZThe BBC Music Awards is treated to a soulful rendition of two of John's biggest hits.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04l84rm
John Legend - BBC Music Awards 2016
- John Legend covers Stevie Wonder's That's What Christmas Means To Mehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lp8nf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lp8nf.jpg2016-12-16T16:32:00.000ZJohn Legend wows the Breakfast Show guests covering That's What Christmas Means To Me.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04lp8p2
John Legend covers Stevie Wonder's That's What Christmas Means To Me
- John Legend plays All Of Mehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lp8rl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lp8rl.jpg2016-12-16T13:42:00.000ZJohn Legend plays his huge hit 'All Of Me' live in the breakfast studiohttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04lp78k
John Legend plays All Of Me
- Reason To Love - John Legendhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02yt1dx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02yt1dx.jpg2015-08-04T15:37:00.000ZJohn Legend shares tracks from one of his favourite musicians of all time... The ever brilliant Marvin Gaye.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02yt1fp
Reason To Love - John Legend
- Kanye West - All Falls Down (Later Archive 2004)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02vknqp.jpghttps://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.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02vknrc
Kanye West - All Falls Down (Later Archive 2004)
- John Legend - Tracks of My Yearshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01hrzfr.jpghttps://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.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02dl6d0
John Legend - Tracks of My Years
- Full interview: John Legend co-hosts the show with Trevor Nelsonhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g698v.jpghttps://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.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01g6995
Full interview: John Legend co-hosts the show with Trevor Nelson
- John Legend chats to Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p019xnps.jpghttps://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.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p019xnqf
John Legend chats to Steve Wright
- John Legend speaks about Jodeci getting booedhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p016tzdg.jpghttps://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.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p016tzgx
John Legend speaks about Jodeci getting booed
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