John Legend

John Legend

Biography

John Legend (born John Stephens, 28.12.1978) John Legend is an American soul musician. He is a pianist, songwriter and singer and is a Grammy Award winner.

Childhood: John Legend was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. At the age of three, his grandmother started to teach him to play the piano, in a gospel style. At seven, he was involved in the church choir as well as taking classical music lessons. He graduated from Springfield North High School at 16 and went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied English.

During his time at University, Legend was in Counterparts, a jazz / pop a capella group. He was the President and Musical Director of the group.

Pursuing his love of music after leaving university, Legend played in the New York nightclub circuit, as well as in Philadelphia and Washington D.C.

The Big Break: John Legend was introduced to Kanye West by Kanye's cousin, who happened to be Legend's roommate. Eventually, Legend became the first signing to West's G.O.O.D. Music label. John Legend sang many of the hooks on West's College Dropout album and to return the favour, West supplied a number of the rhythm tracks for John's demo tapes.

John Legend's debut album, Get Lifted was eventually released on G.O.O.D. Music.

Legend has collaborated with a number of Kanye's protégés, including the rapper Common, and Fort Minor, both of whom are his label-mates. He has also collaborated with The Black Eyed Peas and Michael Jackson.

In July 2007, John Legend appeared at the London leg of the Live Earth concert, where he performed his track 'Ordinary People'. That same month, Legend spent a day folding laundry at Tide's Clean Start Mobile Laundromat, helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Legend's second album was Once Again. The debut single to be released from the album was 'Save Room'. The single featured production credits for will.i.am of The Black Eyed Peas, as well as Kanye West and Raphael Saadiq.

In April 2008, John Legend returned to Pennsylvania University in support of the Barack Obama Presidential campaign.

Legend's third album, Evolver has been given a release date of October 2008 and features the rapper Andre 3000 of OutKast.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Chrissy Teigen Calls Out Piers Morgan After His Response To Jennifer Aniston's Op-Ed


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Chrissy Teigen engaged in a war of tweets with Piers Morgan on Wednesday (July 13) over his criticisms of Jennifer Aniston’s op-ed piece about body shaming and her constant pregnancy rumours. The model and presenter called the former CNN host a ‘piece of shit asshole’, after reading the column he had penned for Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper.

Chrissy TeigenChrissy Teigen has called out Piers Morgan on twitter.

Teigen tweeted: “@piersmorgan saw your piece on Jennifer Aniston. Why do you ALWAYS take the road of being the piece of shit asshole? Particularly with women and people of color. tell me it's just for clicks?? Please tell me you aren't TRULY this vile.”

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'Lip Sync Battle' Screening

Chrissie Teigen , John Legend - Spike hosts a For Your Consideration Event for the members of the Television Academy with a screening of 'Lip Sync Battle' at the Television Academy in North Hollywood, California - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 14th June 2016

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards

Chrissy Teigen , John Legend - Spike TV's 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards at Sony Pictures Studios - Culver City, California, United States - Saturday 4th June 2016

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
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Chrissy Teigen
Chrissy Teigen

Spike TV 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards

John Legend - Spike TV 10th Annual Guys Choice Awards - Arrivals - Culver City, California, United States - Saturday 4th June 2016

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Have Lunch With John Legend And Chrissy Teigen

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Chrissy Teigen , John Legend - Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, their daughter North and friends John Legend and Chrissy Teigen enjoy lunch at Nobu in Malibu - Malibu, California, United States - Sunday 29th May 2016

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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Chrissy Teigen Shares Super Cute Pic Of John Legend And Daughter Luna


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Model Chrissy Teigen has shared the cutest pic yet of her five-week-old daughter Luna Simone with her Snapchat followers. On Friday (May 20) Teigen posted an adorable photo of little Luna enjoying a nap with dad John Legend, while the family appeared to be heading back home on a private jet to LA.

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Chrissy Teigen Speaks About The Challenges Of Motherhood


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Chrissy Teigen has given a new interview about her experience of motherhood so far, having given birth to her first daughter just over a month ago, saying she’s enjoying every moment but describing her baby as a “milk monster”.

Teigen welcomed her baby girl, Luna Simone Stephens, with her husband John Legend on April 14th, and she spoke to Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday (May 17th). The 30 year old Sports Illustrated swimsuit model said that breastfeeding was proving to be the toughest challenge so far, although it is a “loving and sweet” experience.

Chrissy Teigen John LegendChrissy Teigen and John Legend photographed with their daughter Luna in May 2016

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Chrissy Teigen And John Legend Enjoying A Stroll With Their Baby On A Nice Spring Day

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend , Luna Simone Stephens - Chrissy Teigen and John Legend enjoying a stroll with their baby Luna Simone in the NoLita neighborhood of New York on a nice Spring day at NoLita - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 16th May 2016

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Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Luna Simone Stephens
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Luna Simone Stephens
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Luna Simone Stephens
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Luna Simone Stephens
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and Luna Simone Stephens

Chrissy Teigen Debuts Newborn Daughter Luna On Instagram


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Chrissy Teigen has shared the first photo of her newborn daughter Luna on Instagram and she’s just as precious as you’d imagine. Luna was born last Thursday (April 14th) and is the first chid for the model and her husband, singer John Legend.

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Chrissy Teigen And John Legend Welcome Daughter Luna Simone


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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have announced the birth of their first child, a daughter named Luna Simone Stephens. The couple announced the happy news in separate social media posts on Sunday (April 17th), with the model saying she was ‘so in love’ with her new daughter.

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Watch John Legend Rework The 'Downton Abbey' Theme


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US fans bid farewell to ‘Downton Abbey’ on Sunday night (March 6th), after six seasons of the British drama. While the show’s ending might have disappointed some, on Monday night's episode of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’, fans were given what they really wanted, a reworking of the theme with lyrics by John Legend.

John LegendJohn Legend has reworked the ‘Downton Abbey’ theme.

Describing the series, which aired on PBS, as ‘a show set in a more dignified time, a time when marrying your cousin was seen as a classy thing to do,’ Kimmel introduced Legend and his piano to perform the lyrical version of the theme.

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Chrissy Teigen Reveals She Chose Her Baby's Sex During IVF Treatment


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Chrissy Teigen has revealed that it’s not merely down to chance that she and husband John Legend are expecting a daughter later this year, saying that she chose the sex of their first child together while undergoing IVF treatment.

For a long time, the 30 year old Sports Illustrated model has been open about her and her singer husband’s struggles with fertility, before announcing back in October last year that she was finally pregnant. Two months later, she announced that they were expecting a baby girl, and now she admits that they had specifically chosen to have a daughter.

Chrissy Teigen John LegendChrissy Teigen and John Legend in February 2016

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Chrissy Teigen Refuses To Allow People To Think She's Having Twins


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It’s undoubtedly one of the happiest times of any woman's life but Chrissy Teigen has found herself needing to defend the baby bump that she so proudly sported after announcing her pregnancy to singer husband, John Legend.

Chrissy Teigen and John LegendThe couple announced they are expected but Teigen has told Twitter it is not twins

The model, 29, announced that she was expecting last week and revealed that her and husband Legend tried IVF once to get their happy news.

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Chrissy Teigen And John Legend Are Expecting Their First Baby


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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have finally got the news they’ve been waiting for so long to hear – they’re expecting their first child! The hotshot couple revealed to their fans via social media that Teigen is pregnant with their first baby, after publicly admitting that they were desperate to get their family started.

“John and I are so happy to announce that we are pregnant,” Teigen wrote as she posted a black and white photo of the couple on Instagram on Monday (October 12th). The happy picture shows Teigen, 29, lying down and grinning, while Legend, 36, is resting his left hand on her belly.

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Chrissy Teigen Opens Up About Fertility Struggle


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Chrissy Teigen revealed her struggle with fertility whilst appearing on the FabLife show with Tyra Banks. The 29-year-old model, who is married to singer John Legend, stated that she and Legend have been trying to have children for a while but it’s a “process” which has involved seeing fertility specialists.

Chrissy TeigenChrissy Teigen at the 2015 MTV VMAs in L.A., August 2015.

Read More: Chrissy Teigen Wants Pregnancy As An "Excuse To Be Bigger".

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John Legend

Date of birth

28th December, 1978

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

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