On December 8, 2016, YRB and Pandora listeners were treated to an exclusive concert by John Legend at the Angel Orensanz Foundation in New York City celebrating the release of his new album, Darkness and Light …
This was the intimate finale of the superstar’s record-release week, which boasted a set of hits including the Academy-Award winning song “Glory”
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ABOUT JOHN LEGEND
Ohio-born John Legend is a critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter. His work has garnered him ten GRAMMY Awards, an Academy Award, Golden Globe, the BET Award for Best New Artist and the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, among others. In 2015 Legend initiated the #freeAmerica campaign; a campaign designed to change the national conversation of our country’s misguided policies and to make a change in America’s criminal justice system. Legend also serves as one of the principles for Get Lifted Film Co., a film and television production company based in Los Angeles. Get Lifted Film Co. serves as Executive Producers on the HBO documentary “Southern Rites,” Pop Network docu-series “Sing it On”, and WGN America’s series “Underground.”. Additionally, Get Lifted Film Co. has worked on several films such as “Southside With You” and “La La Land”. Along with his executive producing credit on “La La Land,” Legend appears in the film and contributed to its soundtrack with the original song “Start a Fire.” Legend will release his fifth studio album “Darkness and Light” on December 2nd including his current anthemic hit “Love Me Now.”