December 28, 1978 in Springfield
Springfield, OH, United States
John Roger Stephens better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer,/songwriter and actor. To date he has won nine Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and one Academy Award in 2015 for Best Original Song "Glory" for the film Selma. Known throughout the LA music scene he won the 2007 Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He has sung backing vocals for Alicia Keys 2003 song "You Don't Know My Name", played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything" plus many other collaborations.