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UnCategorized John Roger Stephens better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American recording artist, musician and actor. He is the recipient of nine Grammy Awards, and in 2007, he received the special Starlight award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.Prior to the release of his debut album, Stephens’ career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with multiple established artists. Stephens added his voice to those of other artists, assisting in them reaching chart-topper hits. He lent his voice to that of Kanye West, 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" and Fort Minor’s "High Road." Stephens played piano on Lauryn Hill’s "Everything Is Everything." John Legend and The Roots teamed up to record a collaborative album,Wake Up!, which was released on September 21, 2010.The first single released off the album was "Wake Up Everybody" featuring singer Melanie Fiona and rapper .mon; a video for the song has been released. "Hard Times" is the second single.In February 2011 John won three Grammy Awards (one by himself and two with The Roots) at the 53rd Annual Grammy Music Awards Ceremony. Legend won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for "Shine", and he and The Roots won Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album (Wake Up!) and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "Hang On In There". In March 2011 Legend and the Roots won two NAACP Image Awards one for Outstanding Album (Wake Up!) and one for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration. Legend is currently preparing to go on a 50-date tour in Summer 2011 as a guest for British Soul band Sade.Stephens is currently a spokesperson for the Baileys line of alcoholic beverages. He also spoke on behalf of The Polka Dotz at Milwaukee’s 2008 German Fest.He performed and spoke at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, on behalf of the Barack Obama Presidential campaign in April 2008. He later performed "If You’re Out There" from the album Evolver and a duet of Will.i.am’s "Yes We Can" at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Also, he performed a half-hour set list in support of Barack Obama in his hometown of Springfield, as well as at The Ohio State University and Wright State University campuses on September 29, 2008. On July 26, 2007, Stephens hosted a John Legend .work Members Only Party and Concert called "The Kings & Queens Bash" at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. There were 500 participants in attendance and he introduced the acts from his new label, Homeschool Records to his John Legend .work fans: Estelle, his brother, Vaughn Anthony Stephens, Lucy Woodward and The James Gang. Harmonicist Frederic Yon. performed as a special guest. On July 25, 2008, at the Highline Ballroom in New York City, John Legend planned another annual private event for his fans who are members of the John Legend .work called "John Legend Unplugged". Legend performed a 21-song set list, including several songs from his Evolver album. This allowed John Legend .work members to be the first to hear the new songs. After the party, John greeted each individual on their way out and took pictures with fans. On February 8, 2011 John Legend performed at Arizona State University’s Gammage Auditorium for a Black History Month event presented by the Undergraduate Student Government. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: