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John Legend

John Legend, is an American soul singer, songwriter, and pianist. He has won six Grammy Awards.  Born John Stephens, Legend was a child prodigy who grew up in Ohio, where[…]

It’s about making people fall in love again, says Legend.

John Legend: What I do is I create music that hopefully entertains people, inspires people, makes people feel good, makes people fall in love again, makes people think. That’s what I do.

I do it first of all as a creative process, trying to write something special for people, trying to write something that is a beautiful piece of artwork, trying to write something that feels good for me to sing and hopefully will feel good for people to listen to.

And then I try to translate that into a great performance. I try to put on a great concert. I try to bring all these influences I have together and make it an entertaining spectacle for people to see and hear. That’s mainly what I do. I do a lot of others things too, but those are the main things that I do.

Recorded on: Jan 29, 2008

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