John Legend Overview

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Born: December 28, 1978

John Legend is a Golden Globe and Oscar-winning singer and songwriter whose debut album Get Lifted (2004) sold over three million copies worldwide, winning him his first of nine Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album in 2006. John was born John Roger Stephens in Springfield, Ohio to Phyllis Elaine, a seamstress, and Ronald Lamar Stephens, a factory worker. He is one of four children. Home-schooled for some of his early childhood, John showed a natural talent for the piano after a few lessons with... See All


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