John Legend News

Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE Now On Sale into 2015 at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, the Off-Broadway hit iLUMINATE, now in its second smash year, today put a new block of seats on sale through January 4, 2015 at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!' (more...)

Photo Flash: Casting Announced for Playhouse Nashville's Production of SCARECROWS WILL NEVER SEE THE SUNSET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Playhouse Nashville has quickly established itself in the local theatre landscape on the strength of productions described by reviewers as "wickedly funny" (SEXTAPE & OTHER STORIES), "stunning" (DEVIL SEDAN), and "devastatingly honest" (ULTRASOUND). That well-earned reputation for eliciting memorable performances from talented actors working on original material continues with the newly announced ensemble for SCARECROWS WILL NEVER SEE THE SUNSET. (more...)

Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 18, 2014

Summer can't get here soon enough for the return of TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing LIVE from UCLA Pauley Pavilion Sunday, Aug. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX (more...)

iLUMINATE Celebrates First Anniversary at New World Stages Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

iLUMINATE, the Off-Broadway smash spectacle (formerly titled ARTIST OF LIGHT), celebrates its one-year anniversary tonight, July 18th at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!' (more...)

22 JUMP STREET & Iggy Azalea Lead Second Wave of TEEN CHOICE 2014 Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The next wave of nominees has been announced for TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing live Sunday, Aug. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. '22 Jump Street' leads the second wave of nominees with seven nominations and Iggy Azalea received five. (more...)

Beyonce Leads 2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARD Nominations; Full List Announced
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Today, Thursday, July 17th, MTV unveiled the nominees for the 2014 VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS. (more...)

Casting Underway for HAMILTON at Public Theater; Check out Lin-Manuel Miranda's Fun Character Descriptions!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Public will soon present the world premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's new play Hamilton from Jan 20 to Feb 22, 2015. It is based on the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow. Miranda will play Hamilton himself. According to an Equity casting notice, auditions are currently underway to fill several key roles, including Aaron Burr, George Washington and more. The character descriptions paint exciting pictures of Miranda's characters, including: Aaron Burr ('Javert meets Mos Def'), George Washington ('John Legend meets Mufasa'), Hercules Mulligan/James Madison ('RZA meets Zach from Chorus Line'), King George ('Wainwright meets King Herod in JCS'), and Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds (Jasmine Sullivan meets Carla from Nine). (more...)

Opera Singer Danielle de Niese Lends 'Voice' to International Rescue Committee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

International opera sensation Danielle de Niese is taking on a new role today, becoming an 'IRC Voice' to help the International Rescue Committee raise awareness of the needs of refugees and people who have been displaced by conflict, religious persecution or political oppression around the world. Danielle is the latest talent to become an 'IRC Voice,' joining a group of young, prominent artists including Morena Baccarin, Rashida Jones, John Legend, and Piper Perabo, who have all committed to do their part to speak up on behalf of some of the world's most vulnerable. (more...)

Broadway's Saycon Sengbloh to Perform at SOB's Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway star, Saycon Sengbloh (Motown / Fela / Holler If Ya Hear Me), is set to perform for the YouKnowIGotSoul.com presents SOL Village R&B Showcase tonight, July 16, 2014 at the infamous SOB's (Sounds of Brazil) in New York City where the doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 9:00pm. Saycon will be singing her own brand of vintage pop soul music! The concert will also feature performances by Maurice, Clinton Babers, Sincerely XO, and Adreena. (more...)

Wynn Las Vegas Welcomes Vocalist Michael Monge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Wynn Las Vegas is pleased to welcome classic vocalist Michael Monge for his Las Vegas debut inside Eastside Lounge at Encore. (more...)

iLUMINATE to Celebrate First Anniversary at New World Stages on 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

iLUMINATE, the Off-Broadway smash spectacle (formerly titled Artist of Light), celebrates its one-year anniversary this Friday, July 18th at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!' (more...)

Ariana Grande, Katy Perry & More Set for 'NOW That's What I Call Music!' Vol. 51
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, is proud to announce all of the major hits selected for NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 51 (more...)

Jeffrey Gaines and George Tandy, Jr. to Bring Soul and R&B to SubCulture, 7/18 & 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Jeffrey Gaines, a soulful singer and guitarist, will be making his debut performance at SubCulture on July 18. Following that performance on July 29 is George Tandy, Jr. whose single "March" is climbing the Billboard chart. (more...)

VIDEO: John Legend Performs 'All of Me', 'You and I' & More on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Musician John Legend stopped by yesterday's TODAY on NBC and treated the live audience to his songs 'All of Me' and 'You and I' (Nobody in the World) off his hit album 'Love in the Future' (more...)

Dave Matthews Band to Kick Off Lineup for Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) and Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today announced the initial artist lineup for the new Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen -- providing fans with a free, all-access front row seat to a new live concert every day, all year long. (more...)

Yahoo and Live Nation Entertainment Announce Initial Artist Lineup for the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen, Featuring Dave Matthews Band, Justin Timberlake and Usher
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

The live concert streams will kick off on July 15 with 'A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band' at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The show will feature the group delivering two sets, performing together in numerous electric and acoustic configurations in a reinvention of the traditional DMB summer evening. (more...)

David Gray & More Set for LIVE ON LETTERMAN Concert Webcasts
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

CBS Interactive's award-winning webcast concert series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, presented by Xperia Lounge, will feature two great performances in the month of July (more...)

VIDEO: X FACTOR Champs Alex & Sierra Debut 'Scarecrow' Music Video
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

X FACTOR's Alex and Sierra have released official music video for their single 'Scarecrow.' Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Taye Diggs & John Legend Compete to Leave the Sexiest Voicemail on Bravo
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo, host Andy Cohen gave guests Taye Diggs & John Legend each an answering machine beep. (more...)

Photo Flash: Taye Diggs, Nick Cearley & the Cast of PAGEANT Visit Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Taye Diggs, currently starrng in the new TNT series 'Murder in the First,' stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo - and was joined by Nick Cearley and the cast of PAGEANT The Musical! Check out photos from their visit below! (more...)

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