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John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, film producer, theatre director, and philanthropist. Prior to the release of Legend's debut album, Get Lifted (2004), he had collaborated with already established artists and signed to Kanye West's GOOD Music. Legend has sung on Jay-Z's "Encore", Alicia Keys's "You Don't Know My Name", Dilated Peoples' "This Way", Slum Village's "Selfish", Fort Minor's "High Road", and played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything". Legend's single "All of Me" from his fourth studio album Love in the Future (2013) was a Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit.

In 2007, Legend received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Legend won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and Golden Globe Award in 2015 for co-writing the song "Glory" from the film Selma. He has also won eleven Grammy Awards. In 2017, Legend received a Tony Award for co-producing Jitney for the Broadway stage. In 2018, Legend portrayed Jesus Christ in NBC's adaptation of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. He received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his acting role, and won for his role as a producer of the show, making him one of 16 people and the first black man to have won all four of the following awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (EGOT). Legend is also the second youngest person to have achieved this milestone. Since 2019, Legend has been featured as a coach on The Voice.

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[2003]Welcome to the Jungle "The Boogie That Be"

[2005]Be Cool "Believer"

[2005]Loverboy Memphis Parking Lot Donor

[2005]Coach Carter "I Changed My Mind"

[2005]American Express Jam Sessions

[2007]Movies Rock

[2008]Soul Men Marcus Hooks

[2009]Bride Wars "Pretty Please (Love Me)"

[2009]Obsessed Writer: "American Boy"

[2009]Fame "Ordinary People"

[2012]CMA Country Christmas

[2014]Think Like a Man Too "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)"

[2015]Pitch Perfect 2 "All Of Me"

[2015]Breaking Through

[2016]La La Land Keith

[2016]Sing "All of Me"

[2017]It's a Man's World

[2017]I Am Not A Witch "American Boy"

[2018]Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert Jesus

[2019]Between Two Ferns: The Movie John Legend

[2019]Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration

[2019]Elvis All-Star Tribute

[2019]Represent Change: 50th NAACP Image Awards Tribute

[2019]The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! Writer: "(I Guess I) Miss You")

[2020]Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey "Make It Work"

[2021]Coming 2 America John Legend

[2021]The Mitchells vs the Machines Jim Posey - Voice

John Legend TV Shows

American Dreams Stevie Wonder

Curb Your Enthusiasm John Legend

Master of None John Legend

Underground Frederick Douglass

Ask the StoryBots The King of Music

Rhythm + Flow

[ 2019-2020]Sherman's Showcase John Legend, Duke Ellington

The Simpsons John Legend

This Is Us John Legend

John Legend Awards and Nominations

BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Score

John Legend, SpongeBob SquarePants

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Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto Will Lend His Voice to The Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati's THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

Cincinnati Reds First Baseman Joey Votto will lend his voice to the Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's upcoming production of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: YOUTH EDITION.

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of THE VOICE on NBC - Monday, September 25, 2023

Get all the scoop on THE VOICE, airing on NBC on Monday, September 25, 2023! The competition is fierce as Queen of Country Reba McEntire claims her red chair alongside last season’s champ Niall Horan and returning coaches John Legend and Gwen Stefani. Watch a video preview now!

Chance Peña Shares New Single 'i am not who i was'; On US Tour Now With David Kushner

The single comes as Peńa is touring North America as the direct support for David Kushner. Having already wowed audiences in, among other markets, Austin, New York and Toronto, the tour hits the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis tonight and concludes in Seattle, WA on October 1. Chance will play at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles on September 25.

Oh Land Drops New Track 'I'd Rather Sing' From 'Loop Soup'

Oh Land has thrived in her musical journey, releasing four studio albums and touring the world, both headlining and opening for such acts as Katy Perry, Sia, and most recently, Coldplay in Copenhagen last month. Her live performances are known for their mesmerizing energy, combining her music with visually stunning stage designs and choreography.

Common Joins Honorees at Black Theatre United Gala; Josh Groban, Lorna Courtney & More to Present

Emmy, Grammy & Academy Award winner Common has been added to the list of honorees at Black Theatre United's inaugural Gala on Monday, October 30 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom.

RIAA Honors Gloria Estefan, Sebastián Yatra, Emilio Estefan, Maria Fernandez, Congresswomen María Elvira Salazar & Veronica Escobar

The Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA) celebrated an incredible group of artists who have impacted music. The star-studded annual RIAA Honors highlighted Latin music elites – Gloria Estefan, Sebastián Yatra, Emilio Estefan, Sony Music Latin’s Maria Fernandez alongside Congresswomen María Elvira Salazar and Veronica Escobar.

The Beach Boys To Appear At The Providence Performing Arts Center, November 16

THE BEACH BOYS will be performing at PPAC on November 16, 2023. Don't miss this iconic band live in concert.

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: YOUTH EDITION to Open The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 23-24 MainStage Season

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 23-24 MainStage Season opens with THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: YOUTH EDITION at the Taft Theatre October 14-23, 2023.

Lucille Carr-Kaffashan Will Present Fall Edition Of THREE SEASONS OF SINGER-SONGWRITERS at Don't Tell Mama

Bistro and MAC Hanson Award winning vocalist Lucille Carr-Kaffashan returns to Don’t Tell Mama in October and November

Violectric Halloween Rock Concert Illuminates Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Get ready for a frighteningly good time as Pompano Beach Arts presents Halloween Rock Concert featuring Violectric, the world’s only illuminated string rock band.  Learn more about the concert and find out how to purchase tickets here!

Review: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL YOUTH EDITION at Gettysburg Community Theatre

Overall, this production was just plain fun. The cast brings so much joy to the stage that the audience cannot help but smile. This show is appropriate for audiences of all ages! Invite your family and friends for a fun and heart-warming shows and support your local community theatre!

Ali Stroker, Elizabeth Stanley & More to Join Arts Education Benefit Honoring Raúl Esparza

Broadway performers and award-winning artists under the direction of acclaimed conductor, music director, orchestrator, composer, arranger, and Arts Ignite Founder, Mary-Mitchell Campbell will gather for an arts education benefit GLOW! Celebrating our Arts Education Champions.

Zachary James Releases Classical Vocal Album 'Song of Myself'

Grammy award-winning artist Zachary James unveils his first full-length classical vocal album, 'Song of Myself.' The new classical vocal song cycle, composed by James in his classical composition debut with additional music by cellist Wick Simmons, percussionist Ariel Campos, and guitarist Frederick Poholek.

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Youth Edition Comes to Gettysburg Community Theatre

Gettysburg Community Theatre  will present their youth cast production of The SpongeBob Musical youth edition at 2pm Saturdays and Sundays and 7pm Saturdays September 9-17, 2023. Learn more about the musical here!

Diane Warren To Be Honored At Last Chance For Animals Gala On October 14 In Beverly Hills

Last Chance for Animals (LCA), an international animal rights organization, announced its Annual Gala honoring notable animal activists will be held on October 14, 2023, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.

MUSE/IQUE Presents RESPECT: The Women Whose Voices Changed Everything in September

MUSE/IQUE continues its yearlong concert series, MUSIC = POWER with RESPECT: The Women Whose Voices Changed Everything, Friday September 8 and Saturday September 9 at 7:30 pm at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 4401 W 8th St, in Mid-City. 

Chance Peña Confirms Fall Tour as Support for David Kushner

Rising singer-songer Chance Peña is excited to share a Fall tour as the direct support for David Kushner. The entire run is a sell-out and the dates kick off August 28 in Dallas, TX and conclude in Seattle, WA on October 1. The tour stops at Webster Hall in New York City on September 7 and The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles on September 25.

Video: Randy Rainbow Says Don't Arraign on Trump's Parade

Funny Girl meets Trump's legal woes in Randy Rainbow's latest parody! This time, he spoofs the classic 'Don't Rain on My Parade' with 'Don't Arraign on His Parade'. Watch below! 

Video: Watch India Carney Sing 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' From New Rodgers & Hammerstein EP

Discover the latest collaboration between The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization and stories, as they release a new EP featuring beloved musical theater classics. Stream the timeless tunes on your favorite platforms now.

Tayla Parx Shares New Single 'Something In My Eye'

Parx’s songwriting contributions span a wide range of genres and have been featured on numerous award-winning albums, including Justin Bieber’s Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe), HAIM’s Women In Music Pt. III, John Legend’s Bigger Love, Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer, The Internet’s Ego Death and the film Hairspray.


John Legend has written 1 shows including The Spongebob Musical (Original Music).

John Legend has been nominated for several awards in the Broadway world. He received nominations for Best Score at the BroadwayWorld Awards for his work on SpongeBob SquarePants. He was also nominated for Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for SpongeBob SquarePants. Additionally, Legend received a nomination for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical.

John Legend has won several awards for his work in the Broadway show "SpongeBob SquarePants." He received the Best Score award at the BroadwayWorld Awards and the Outstanding New Score award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. These accolades recognize his exceptional talent and contribution to the music of the show.

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