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John Legend

Ten-Time Grammy Award Winning Musician & Philanthropist

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 John Legend Biography

Ten-time Grammy Award winner, John Legend is a multi-talented artist known for his signature vocals and songwriting style which has earned him legions of worldwide fans along with a string of Top 10 platinum-selling albums. His albums Get Lifted (2004), Once Again (2006), and Evolver (2008) each reached #1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop charts, while his albums Love in the Future (2008) and Darkness and Light(2016) charts reached the top 5 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop. He has collaborated with some of the best in the business and has written for numerous artists on bestselling recordings by artists including Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Jay-Z and Kanye West.

John's debut album, Get Lifted, earned eight Grammy nominations; won Best New Artist, Best R&B album and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for Ordinary People while selling more than three million copies worldwide. His follow-up album, Once Again, earned an RIAA platinum certification and a Grammy award for Heaven, which also won Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

John and the band The Roots released Wake Up! (2010), a compilation of music from the 60's and 70's all with an underlying theme of awareness, engagement and social consciousness which won two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance. The album is highlighted with tracks like Little Ghetto Boy by Donny Hathaway and Baby Huey and the Babysitters' Hard Times. Wake Up! also includes John's original composition Shine, which won a Grammy award for Best R&B Song and is featured in Oscar award winner Davis Guggenheim's domestic education reform documentary Waiting for Superman.

Throughout his career, John has worked to make a difference in the lives of others. In 2007, John Legend launched the Show Me Campaign, an organization that works to break the cycle of poverty through education. In 2015, Legend launched #FREEAMERICA, a multi-year cultural change campaign focused on ending mass incarceration.

John was awarded the 2010 BET Humanitarian of the Year award, the 2009 CARE Humanitarian Award for Global Change, the 2009 Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award from Africare, and the 2012 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award.

John sits on the Boards of Teach for America, Stand for Children and the Harlem Village Academies. He serves on the Advisory Council for Turnaround and is an "IRC Voice" for the International Rescue Committee.

John was named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2017.

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John Legend - Evolver (Piano/Vocal/Guitar)

John Legend - Evolver (Piano/Vocal/Guitar)

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  • John Legend can speak on a variety of topics including education, education reform, civil rights, philanthropy, activism, social change and politics. Also, he is an experienced moderator, panelist, commencement speaker.

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  • HOW TO BOOK John Legend?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like John Legend for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for John Legend, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for John Legend or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK John Legend?

    Booking fees for John Legend, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire John Legend, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR John Legend?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like John Legend for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book John Legend for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent John Legend or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for John Legend or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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John Legend

Ten-Time Grammy Award Winning Musician & Philanthropist

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John Legend Biography

Ten-time Grammy Award winner, John Legend is a multi-talented artist known for his signature vocals and songwriting style which has earned him legions of worldwide fans along with a string of Top 10 platinum-selling albums. His albums Get Lifted (2004), Once Again (2006), and Evolver (2008) each reached #1 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop charts, while his albums Love in the Future (2008) and Darkness and Light(2016) charts reached the top 5 on the Billboard R&B/Hip Hop. He has collaborated with some of the best in the business and has written for numerous artists on bestselling recordings by artists including Lauryn Hill, Alicia Keys, Jay-Z and Kanye West.

John's debut album, Get Lifted, earned eight Grammy nominations; won Best New Artist, Best R&B album and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for Ordinary People while selling more than three million copies worldwide. His follow-up album, Once Again, earned an RIAA platinum certification and a Grammy award for Heaven, which also won Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.

John and the band The Roots released Wake Up! (2010), a compilation of music from the 60's and 70's all with an underlying theme of awareness, engagement and social consciousness which won two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album and Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance. The album is highlighted with tracks like Little Ghetto Boy by Donny Hathaway and Baby Huey and the Babysitters' Hard Times. Wake Up! also includes John's original composition Shine, which won a Grammy award for Best R&B Song and is featured in Oscar award winner Davis Guggenheim's domestic education reform documentary Waiting for Superman.

Throughout his career, John has worked to make a difference in the lives of others. In 2007, John Legend launched the Show Me Campaign, an organization that works to break the cycle of poverty through education. In 2015, Legend launched #FREEAMERICA, a multi-year cultural change campaign focused on ending mass incarceration.

John was awarded the 2010 BET Humanitarian of the Year award, the 2009 CARE Humanitarian Award for Global Change, the 2009 Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award from Africare, and the 2012 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award.

John sits on the Boards of Teach for America, Stand for Children and the Harlem Village Academies. He serves on the Advisory Council for Turnaround and is an "IRC Voice" for the International Rescue Committee.

John was named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2017.

John Legend Videos

  • John Legend Reads Muhammad Ali's 1966 Antiwar Speech
  • Finding Your Truth: Living a Soulful Life
  • John Legend - Save Room - Georgia State Lecture Series

John Legend Books

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John Legend Speaking Topics

  • John Legend can speak on a variety of topics including education, education reform, civil rights, philanthropy, activism, social change and politics. Also, he is an experienced moderator, panelist, commencement speaker.

FAQs on booking John Legend

  • How to book John Legend?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like John Legend for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for John Legend, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for John Legend or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book John Legend?

    Booking fees for John Legend, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire John Legend, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for John Legend?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like John Legend for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book John Legend for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent John Legend or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for John Legend or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

John Legend is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book John Legend for your event is available upon request. John Legend generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Van Jones, Moby, Spike Lee, Calvin Trillin and Hill Harper. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling John Legend for an upcoming event.

John Legend Speaker Videos

  • John Legend Reads Muhammad Ali's 1966 Antiwar Speech
    Finding Your Truth: Living a Soulful Life
  • John Legend - Save Room - Georgia State Lecture Series

John Legend Speaking Topics

  • John Legend can speak on a variety of topics including education, education reform, civil rights, philanthropy, activism, social change and politics. Also, he is an experienced moderator, panelist, commencement speaker.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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