John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He has won ten Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and one Academy Award. In 2007, Legend received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Prior to the release of Legend’s debut album, his career gained momentum through a series of successful collaborations with already established artists.For his solo work, he earned a Billboard Hot 100 number-one single with All of Me in 2013. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2015 for writing the song Glory from the film Selma.