John Legend

John Legend Brief Biography

John Legend

John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He has won ten Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe Award, 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.

John Legend News

• Adam Levine leaves 'The Voice' after 16 seasons, Gwen Stefani to coach in Season 17
• Chrissy Teigen "truly sorry" for spoiling husband John Legend's 'The Voice' finale victory
• 'The Voice' finale: Maelyn Jarmon crowned Season 16 winner over runner-up Gyth Rigdon
• 'The Voice' recap: Maelyn Jarmon, Dexter Roberts, Gyth Rigdon and Andrew Sevener compete in finale and debut original singles

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