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Iggy Azalea scores six American Music Award nominations

Iggy Azalea scores six American Music Award nominations

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) --Iggy Azalea led the field with six nods when nominations for the fan-voted American Music Awards were announced Monday.
Karen Butler
'Hollywood Game Night' is renewed for a third season

'Hollywood Game Night' is renewed for a third season

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) --The popular alternative series "Hollywood Game Night" has been renewed for a 10-episode third season, NBC says.
Karen Butler
Barbra Streisand is first artist with No. 1 albums in six consecutive decades

Barbra Streisand is first artist with No. 1 albums in six consecutive decades

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) --Barbra Streisand's "Partners" tops the Billboard 200 chart this week, making her the only recording artist to have a No. 1 release in six consecutive decades.
Karen Butler
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend celebrate first wedding anniversary in Paris

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend celebrate first wedding anniversary in Paris

PARIS, Sept. 18 (UPI) --Chrissy Teigen took her husband John Legend "to see other boobs" in France to celebrate the pair's first wedding anniversary.
Veronica Linares
Barbra Streisand to appear on 'The Tonight Show' Monday

Barbra Streisand to appear on 'The Tonight Show' Monday

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) --Barbra Streisand has been booked as the only guest on Monday's edition of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," NBC announced Thursday.
Karen Butler
Boston marathon bombing survivor and his nurse wed

Boston marathon bombing survivor and his nurse wed

BOSTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) --James Costello and Krista D'Agostino met under the worst of circumstances, but their story couldn't have turned out happier.
Gabrielle Levy
Chrissy Teigen was told she was too 'fat' for a Forever 21 shoot

Chrissy Teigen was told she was too 'fat' for a Forever 21 shoot

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) --Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen says she was fired from a Forever 21 photo shoot for being too "fat" when she was younger.
Annie Martin
Carrie Underwood wins highest honor at CMT Awards for the third time in a row

Carrie Underwood wins highest honor at CMT Awards for the third time in a row

NASHVILLE, June 6 (UPI) --Carrie Underwood took home the fan-voted Video of The Year award for the third time in a row and the fifth in her career for her song "See You Again."
Veronica Linares
Kim Kardashian changes her name to Kim Kardashian West

Kim Kardashian changes her name to Kim Kardashian West

LOS ANGELES, May 28 (UPI) --Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are Instagram and Twitter official.
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West marry in Florence, Italy

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West marry in Florence, Italy

FLORENCE , Italy, May 26 (UPI) --Reality TV star Kim Kardashian married rapper Kanye West in a lavish weekend ceremony in Florence, Italy.
Karen Butler
Michael Jackson's 'new' song makes the Top 10 on the U.S. record chart

Michael Jackson's 'new' song makes the Top 10 on the U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) --John Legend's ballad "All of Me" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a third week, Billboard announced.
Karen Butler
'All of Me' tops the U.S. record chart for a second week

'All of Me' tops the U.S. record chart for a second week

LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) --John Legend's ballad "All of Me" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a second week, Billboard announced.
Karen Butler
Ludacris to host the Billboard Music Awards

Ludacris to host the Billboard Music Awards

LAS VEGAS, May 14 (UPI) --Recording artist and actor Ludacris will host Sunday's 2014 Billboard Music Awards, producers announced Wednesday.
Karen Butler
Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea to perform at the Billboard Music Awards

Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea to perform at the Billboard Music Awards

LAS VEGAS, May 13 (UPI) --Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea have been booked to perform a duet at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas Sunday.
Karen Butler
Chrissy Teigen wants 'Angelina-Brad-type brood' of kids

Chrissy Teigen wants 'Angelina-Brad-type brood' of kids

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) --Chrissy Teigen expected to already have her first kid on its way after getting married in September.
Danielle Haynes
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John Legend performs in concert at Club Revolution in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 28, 2006. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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John Stephens (born December 28, 1978), better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American recording artist, musician and actor. He is the recipient of nine Grammy Awards, and in 2007, he received the special Starlight award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Prior to the release of his debut album, Stephens' career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with multiple established artists. Stephens added his voice to those of other artists, assisting in them reaching chart-topper hits. He lent his voice to that of Kanye West, on Slum Village's "Selfish" and Dilated Peoples' "This Way". Other artists included Jay-Z's "Encore", and he sang backing vocals on Alicia Keys' 2003 song "You Don't Know My Name" and Fort Minor's "High Road." Stephens played piano on Lauryn Hill's "Everything Is Everything."

Stephens was born on December 28, 1978, in Springfield, Ohio. He is the son of Phyllis, a seamstress, and Ronald, a factory worker and former National Guardsman. Throughout his childhood, Stephens was homeschooled on and off by his mother. At the age of four, he began playing the piano and at the age of seven, he performed with his church choir. When he was ten, his parents divorced, causing his mother to suffer a breakdown. At the age of 12, Stephens attended North High School, from which he graduated four years later. He graduated salutatorian.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Legend."
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