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John Legend
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Background information
Birth nameJohn Roger Stephens
BornDecember 28, 1978 (1978-12-28) (age 41)
Springfield, Ohio, U.S.
GenresR&B, soul, neo soul
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, actor
InstrumentsVocals, piano, keyboards
Years active2004–present
Associated actsKanye West, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco

John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), better known as John Legend, is an American singer and songwriter. Legend has won nine Grammy Awards. He has worked with a lot of other musicians.


His first album Get Lifted was released by GOOD Music in 2004. It won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best R&B Album.

In 2005 Legend won Best R&B Act at the MOBO Awards.

In 2006 Legend released his second album Once Again.

In 2008 he released his third album Evolver. Three songs on the album were produced by Brandy sung on the third song. The single "Heaven" won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

In 2010 Wake Up!, an album of songs by Legend and The Roots, was released.

Legend released his fourth album Love in the Future in 2013. It was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. "All of Me" was released as a single from the album. It reached number one in Australia.[1]

Personal life

Legend is a feminist.[2] He married Chrissy Teigen in 2013.[3]


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