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John Legend

Artist

John Legend

WINS*

12

NOMINATIONS*

33

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards

WINNER

Best R&B Album

Bigger Love

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Through the 64th GRAMMY Awards

"Beauty is the goal. I want you to feel it and have some sort of revelation. I want you to get the chills."

  • Born John Roger Stephens on Dec. 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio
     
  • John Legend's debut album, 2004's Get Lifted, was peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 200. The album featured his first Top 40 hit, "Ordinary People," which hit No. 24 on the Billboard Hot 100.
     
  • At the 48th GRAMMY Awards, Legend won his first three GRAMMYs: Best R&B Album (Get Lifted), Best Male R&B Vocal Performance ("Ordinary People") and Best New Artist. The year prior, at the 47th GRAMMYs, Legend made his GRAMMY stage debut, performing "I'll Take You There" with Mavis Staples.
     
  • Did you know? Legend appeared on an episode of "Sesame Street" in 2006, performing "It Feels Good When You Sing A Song" with Hoots the Owl.
     
  • In 2014 Legend joined Ryan Seacrest and Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow to present the first-ever Music Educator Award to Kent Knappenberger during the 56th GRAMMY Awards telecast.
     
  • In 2015 Legend made a $500,000 donation toward efforts to renovate a 700-seat auditorium located in the Springfield City School District in his hometown. The theater has been rechristened the John Legend Theater.

 

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for John Legend

Wins

Best R&B Album

Bigger Love

Nominations

Best R&B Performance

Lightning & Thunder

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