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  John Legend Tickets - John Legend Upcoming Schedule - John Legend Information Feature - John Legend from Chicago Gigs
If you ask any of the "legends" in the music business about the prodigious singing talents then the chances are that each and every artist would give a variation on the idea that music, has, is and always will be that artists most natural expression.
John Legend- the industry's latest legend goes one step ahead and say that he just expected to be 'discovered' from the age of five or six.
John Legend was born John Stephen, was child prodigy, who grew up in Ohio.
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  John Legend - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American RandB singer, songwriter, and pianist.
It was John Legend's roommate and former classmate at Penn, Devon Harris, who introduced Legend to his cousin and then up-and-coming hip hop artist Kanye West.
Legend performed during the pregame show of Super Bowl XL in Detroit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Legend   (1265 words)

 John Legend - Biography - AOL Music
Neo-soul singer and pianist John Legend combined the raw fervor of contemporaries Cody ChesnuTT and the burning precision of D'Angelo.
Born John Stephens, Legend was a child prodigy who grew up in Ohio, where he began singing gospel and playing piano at the tender age of five.
Legend left Ohio at 16 to go to college in Philadelphia, and it was there that he first found a larger audience.
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 NewBeats.com: John Legend
One other thing of note: John Legend's name is almost like saying 'John Lennon.' And it is not that surprising since one was a great singer/songwriter with an amazing history; the other is a promising newcomer establishing his future and living up to his moniker.
Against convention, Legend puts the music and the words before the beat and the rhymes, and the results sound like vintage '70s Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.
Legend's lyrics are mainly meditations on romance whether it's playful ("Alright," the sly, l'et's-keep-it-on-the-down-low' "She Don't Have to Know") or complicated and serious ("Ordinary Love," "Number One").
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 Way Behind The Music - Musictoday - John Legend
John Legend Network, members are offered an exclusive unreleased Live CD (John Legend: Live at the Tin Angel) as part of their member kit.
Legend, who's 28, knew people would be lining up to take a piece of every dollar he could pull down, and that if he went the traditional route, there wasn't much he could do to stop them.
Legend's new partner is a virtual unknown outside the industry.
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 AskMen.com - John Legend
John's amazing virtuosity ensures he'll be a legend for years to come.
John Legend was born with the gift of a golden voice.
By the age of 5, John was already playing the piano and singing in his church choir.
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 John Legend : iSOUND.COM
John frequently appeared on the same bill as such national R&B artists as Musiq, Jaheim, Amel Larrieux, Glenn Lewis and Floetry when they were performing in the region and began recording some of his live performances.
John's patience paid off: through his college roommate and collaborator Devo Harris, he met Kanye West (Harris's cousin), who was emerging as a hitmaking producer for acts like Jay-Z and Scarface and an artist in his own right (via the now best-selling album The College Dropout).
John was also lead singer and co-writer of "The Boogie That B," from the Black Eyed Peas' Elephunk album.
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 USATODAY.com - Singer/songwriter John Legend got early start   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Legend was named best new artist at last month's Black Entertainment Television Awards, nominated for three MTV music video awards earlier this week and is in the middle of a national tour that is drawing packed houses.
Legend was so far ahead of his classmates in grade school that he skipped two grades, entering Springfield North High School at age 12.
He was first called John Legend when a friend heard him singing in a studio and thought his brand of music was old-school soul.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2005-07-28-legend-early-start_x.htm   (850 words)

 John Legend - Get Lifted - Review - Stylus Magazine
As John Legend begins his album with this preface, it begs the question: “What is it that’s new about him?” The Stevie Wonder crooning he uses to give this message certainly isn’t.
Legend is also up to the task by crafting melodies that further distinguish the song as a completely new composition.
While John Legend doesn’t quite live up to the hype of being the next D’Angelo (oh, the needle and the damage done), he has crafted a solid debut.
www.stylusmagazine.com /reviews/john-legend/get-lifted.htm   (589 words)

 Case Studies - John Legend
This was a revolutionary step for an artist to take and a natural progression for John Legend, who had been successfully managing online relationships with his fans over the past years.
The John Legend Musicane store can be found at www.johnlegend.com by clicking on the ‘downloads’ tab.
John has the ability to maintain control over his prices and create digital promotions with unique myMPO coupon code functionality.
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 John Legend
John Legend entered the House of Blues stage to thunderous and adoring applause.
Legend is poised to stay on the music scene for some time and will undoubtedly influence up-and-coming artists who will now have more to emulate than the current crop of materialistic artists populating the urban RandB field.
Legend replicates John's expressive chord-shaping, allowing the piano to assist in building dramatic tension rather than merely support the vocals.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/reviews/review_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001018752   (468 words)

 Feature Interview: John Legend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
To John Legend’s way of thinking, some music is "listenable," some "tolerable," some "pretty good." Only a few artists, though, says the critically applauded R&B singer / songwriter / performer, actually can move someone.
Legend is surprised at how much attention he is receiving at this point in his career.
Legend adds that he also just wants to enjoy himself in all that he does.
www.insidecx.com /interviews/archive/legend.html   (1405 words)

 John Legend's Extraordinary Rise - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
While his early exposure was to gospel, John had developed a taste for the more secular material of Jodeci, Boyz II Men, LL Cool J and MC Hammer.
He waited patiently to catch the ear of record company executives and it paid off: through his college roommate and collaborator, Devo Harris, he met Kanye West (Harris' cousin), who was emerging as a hit-making producer for acts like Jay-Z and Scarface and an artiste in his own right.
After signing with the label, John began the task of sorting through the many songs he'd written over the years, finally narrowing it down to 40 songs.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20060112T200000-0500_96441_OBS_JOHN_LEGEND_S_EXTRAORDINARY_RISE_.asp   (725 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Get Lifted: Music: John Legend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Legend blends soul, R n B and hip-hop with a dash of Motown and gospel that will, as the title suggests, lift your spirits and revive your faith in beautifully crafted lyrics and talented musicianship.
Legend's reputation precedes him, having worked with artists such as Alicia Keys and Kanye West, and he seizes this moment in the spotlight with both hands.
John legend's voice sounds sublime and the chorus is so good it's worth buying the album just for those few lines.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0002XK4F6   (1536 words)

Mariah Carey, John Legend, and Kanye West, all up for eight Grammy Awards, are the first performers announced for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards telecast, it was announced today by The Recording Academy.
John Legend participating in The 5th Annual New York Times Arts & Leisure Weekend at The CUNY Graduate Center at 5th Avenue and 34th Street in New York City.
Daring rapper Kanye West, veteran diva Mariah Carey and soulful newcomer John Legend led the way Thursday with eight nominations each for the 48th annual Grammy Awards, an acknowledgment of the powerful confluence of hip-hop and R&B as the sound of pop music in 2005.
www.john-legend.net /news.htm   (2884 words)

 Amazon.com: Get Lifted: Music: John Legend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Legend first made his name on Philly's incense-clouded, '70s-obsessed neo-soul scene, then found his way to New York and became West's right-hand man in the studio.
Although criticism that he has relied too much on his influences to guide his musical direction is semi-justified, Legend (real name John Stevens) has more than enough talent and charisma at his disposal that one listen to the album will leave no doubt in the minds of listeners that he is something special.
John Legend has crafted an album that is pure candy to the ears and spotlights a wealth of talent that is truly all his own.
www.amazon.com /Get-Lifted-John-Legend/dp/B0002X314C   (1476 words)

 John Legend
John Legend's debut album, Get Lifted, mixed classic RandB grooves with modern hip-hop sounds (and artists) and was one of 2005's top albums, ending the year with a Grammy for Best RandB Album.
Legend's career began while he was still a college student in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when he was picked to play on Lauryn Hill's "Everything is Everything" (1998).
His session work in the late '90s and early '00s included guest spots with several top recording acts, but it was Kanye West who helped Legend leap into the spotlight and a deal with Columbia Records.
www.infoplease.com /biography/var/johnlegend.html   (202 words)

 MTV News - John Legend Fantasizes While Couples Embrace 'So High'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In the conceptual performance clip, Legend fantasizes about being with the woman on the wing of the plane, surrounded by surreal imagery, according to a source at Legend's record label.
In the meantime, Legend continues to tour with Lyfe Jennings, Common and De La Soul (or various combinations of the three), including Tuesday's show in his home town of Springfield, Ohio, which marked the inaugural performance at the Veteran's Park Amphitheater.
Whether or not he wins, Legend is hoping to be a little more comfortable than at the recent BET Awards, where he won Best New Artist (see "Destiny's Child Give Lap Dances, Fugees End Feud At BET Awards").
mtv.com /news/articles/1506399/20050726/legend_john.jhtml?...   (851 words)

 The Legend of John Wilkes Booth
He traces the legend’s development in the weeks following the assassination to the appearance of the “Booth Mummy,” the remains of an Oklahoma drifter embalmed in 1903 and displayed in carnival sideshows throughout the West.
Weaving a “vernacular intellectual history,” Evans shows how the legend emerged from a tangle of cultural and historical events including white Americans’ quest for a suitable racial pre-history, collective memories of the Civil War, and even incipient suspicions of conspiracy, since belief in Booth’s escape automatically implied a government cover-up of Booth’s capture and death.
The Legend of John Wilkes Booth is a compelling story of how collective memories and popular histories collide with, clash, and sometimes overcome mainstream accounts of the past.
www.kansaspress.ku.edu /evaleg.html   (520 words)

 John Legend Tickets - Cheap John Legend Concert Shows Tickets At Onlineseats
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If you ask any of the 'legends' in the music business, chances are you'll get a variation on the idea that music is and always has been the artist's most natural expression.
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John, Thank you, you are trully one of a kind..best that life has to offer to you my friend...J>B. T-Breezy
John dude you freakin rock and you bring a whole new meaning to R&B. Chinua Hawk
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 John Legend Discography at CD Universe
This is a single taken from neo-soul singer John Legend's 2005 album GET LIFTED, featuring four mixes of the song.
Personnel: John Legend (vocals, piano, Fender Rhodes piano, organ, keyboards); Kanye West (rap vocals, programming); Snoop Dogg (rap vocals); Dave Tozer (guitar, keyboards, bass guitar, programming); Miri Ben-Ari (strings); Tim Izo (flute, saxophone); Printz Board (trumpet)...
Legend, John Live At The House Of Blues
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 John Legend Tickets - John Legend Concert Tour Schedule - John Legend Ticket Broker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 John Legend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Springfield native and Grammy winner John Legend thrilled fans by showing up at the first "John Legend Day" Thursday, July 27, 2006.
John Legend has been working hard — like 20 new songs in three months hard.
John Legend's personal trainer — the one who insisted on taking a peek inside the singer's breakfast sandwich Wednesday morning — would have been proud.
www.springfieldnewssun.com /features/content/shared/oh/features/legend   (370 words)

 John Legend - AOL Music
Get access to a special live performance, exclusive interview, photos and more with John Legend's visit to AOL Sessions.
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 Popjournalism :: Reviews :: John Legend, Get Lifted
In the past couple of years you have probably heard John Legend and didn't even realize it.
Legend has collaborated with some of the industry's most influential hip-hop artists, including Lauryn Hill, Common, Jay-Z, and more recently, the Grammy Award-winning Kanye West.
But on Legend's inspiring debut, Get Lifted, he has managed to create his own identity by bridging the gap between neo-soul and hip-hop.
www.popjournalism.ca /pop/reviews/2005/00111johnlegend.shtml   (122 words)

 John Legend on Rhapsody Online
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