Legend's debut album, 's Get Lifted , won three Grammy Awards. After two more solo albums, he released his collaboration with the Roots, Wake Up! Legend also appeared on the TV competition Duets as a coach before dropping his next album, 's Love in the Future. A child prodigy, Legend's grandmother taught him how to play the piano, and he grew up singing in the church choir. He went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania, where he directed a co-ed a cappella group. After graduation, he switched gears and worked for Boston Consulting Group, but continued to perform in nightclubs in New York City. He was soon introduced to up-and-coming hip-hop artist Kanye West, and the two musicians collaborated on one another's demos. Legend's debut album, 's Get Lifted , went platinum thanks in part to the hit single "Ordinary People," a song he originally penned for the Black Eyed Peas. Legend's sophomore effort, Once Again , was released in Legend's musical talent has made him a mainstream star.
Who Is John Legend?
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John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, activist, pianist, and actor. Legend has released 6 studio albums and has done numerous guest appearances on songs, including Kanye West's "All of the Lights" and Slum Village's "Selfish. Legend is a largely decorated artist as he received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and is one of 15 people and the first black man to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. Legend is also the second youngest to achieve the EGOT status.
John Legend's name alone tells you all you need to know about him: he's legend ary. Sorry, couldn't resist. His songs are sultry , his voice is luscious, and, we bet his tunes have been featured on many a music to make love to playlist. This maestro shines in his own pieces as well as the tunes he writes and produces. And when he's not crooning, he's entertaining us by sharing snaps of his wife, Chrissy Teigen and their adorable children. The pair have become social media giants and their followers can't get enough of their cute kids , Luna and his mini-me Miles.