John Roger Stephens
(born December 28, 1978),better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer song writer and actor. He has won nine Grammy Awards, one golden globe and one Academy Awards.
In 2007, Legend received the special Starlight Award from the song writers hall of fame.
Prior to the release of Legend’s debut album, his career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with multiple established artists. Legend added his voice to those of other artists, assisting in them becoming chart topper hits.