Event Recap: #PandoraPresents John Legend @JohnLegend @PandoraMusic@ PandoraBrands

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 … 

Pandora Presents: John Legend

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”

Photo Credit: Bennett Raglin / Getty Images for Pandora


Pandora is the world’s most powerful music discovery platform – a place where artists find their fans and listeners find music they love. We are driven by a single purpose: unleashing the infinite power of music by connecting artists and fans, whether through earbuds, car speakers, live on stage or anywhere fans want to experience it. Our team of highly trained musicologists analyze hundreds of attributes for each recording which powers our proprietary Music Genome Project®, delivering billions of hours of personalized music tailored to the tastes of each music listener, full of discovery, making artist/fan connections at unprecedented scale. Founded by musicians, Pandora empowers artists with valuable data and tools to help grow their careers and connect with their fans.

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.”


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