True multi-hyphenate John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. Along with ten Grammy Awards, John won both an Academy Award and Golden Globe in 2015 for the original song “Glory” from the acclaimed feature Selma. Since his start in 2004, he has released four studio albums and collaborated on major hits with Twista, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill, Janet Jackson, Slum Village, Dilated Peoples, The Black Eyed Peas, and Kanye West. John received the 2007 Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and earned a Billboard Hot 100 number-one single with “All of Me” in 2013.
Alongside his partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius, John runs the Los Angeles-based production company Get Lifted. Recent credits include Southside With You which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and Monster, starring Jennifer Hudson and A$AP Rocky.
As an actor, John made his feature debut in December 2016 alongside Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in Damien Chazelle’s critically-acclaimed feature La La Land . In the lead up to the film, John was named as one of Variety’s “10 Actors to Watch for 2016”.
He most recently released his new album, Darkness and Light, to critical acclaim.
We all must follow a different path to let our light shine, and that's what makes us so unpredictable and unique.John Legend