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John Legend

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Famous as :

R&B singer, pianist

Birth Name :

John Stephens

Birth Date :

December 28, 1978

Birth Place :

Springfield, Ohio, USA

Claim to fame :

Album "Get Lifted" (2004)
Came in 2nd place on Esquire Magazine's September 2006 poll on Best-Dressed Men.
Signed on as the new face of Irish whiskey and cream based liqueur Baileys Irish Cream in January 2008.
Was one of the celebrities invited to Beyonce Knowles' 25th birthday party held on August 31, 2006.
Made his film debut in "Loverboy" (2004).
Was the BMI's sole choice to receive one of the five 2002 Songwriter's Hall of Fame Scholarships .
Was the choir director, pianist and head of the music department at Bethel AME Church in Scranton, PA from the year 1995 to 2004.
Had once worked for the Boston Consulting Group before began his singing career in mainstream scene.
Contributed his vocals in Dilated Peoples' "This Way", Slum Village's "Selfish", and Fort Minor's "High Road."
Was given the name of Legend by his poet friend from Chicago, J. Ivy, who considered him sounded so much like an old school artist.
Is managed by David Sonenberg of DAS Communications.
Became the featured performer during Kanye West's School Spirit Tour.
Played piano in Jay-Z's "The Black Album", Talib Kweli's "Around My Way", Lauryn Hill's "Everything is Everything", and Twista's "Overnight Celebrity."
 
 
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John Legend Pictures


John Legend Performing Live on NBC's Today Show
John Legend Performing Live on NBC's Today Show
John Legend Performs as Part of His All of Me Tour
John Legend Performs as Part of His All of Me Tour
John Legend Performs as Part of His All of Me Tour
John Legend Performs as Part of His All of Me Tour
John Legend Performing Live on NBC's Today Show
John Legend Performs as Part of His All of Me Tour
John Legend Performs as Part of His All of Me Tour