Latest John Legend News

Family helps hospital provide guest cottage after losing son

Apr. 16, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ben Stephens had ice water in his veins. Take the time he was in high school. In the waning moments of a football game against Monroe Area High School, his coach sent him onto the field to attempt a game-winning field goal. With the game riding on...

Batiste, joyful performances highlight Grammy Awards

Apr. 04, 2022 03:23 AM EDT

Jon Batiste had the most Grammy Award nominations and his five wins outpaced everyone, yet he somehow seemed the biggest surprise on a joyous night for music that washed away some of the bad taste left by the Oscars a week earlier. Batiste's “We Are” won the prestigious album...

Jon Batiste tops Grammys; Silk Sonic soars, Rodrigo crowned

Apr. 04, 2022 01:56 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Olivia Rodrigo made an impressive Grammy debut, Silk Sonic claimed two major awards and Jon Batiste had the most stunning victory of the night winning the top prize at Sunday’s Grammy Awards. Batiste won five Grammys Sunday including album of the year for “We...

Live updates | Ukraine's leader asks help in Grammys video

Apr. 04, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appeared in a video at the Grammy Awards asking for support in telling the story of Ukraine's invasion by Russia. During the pre-recorded message that aired on the show Sunday night, he spoke in English, likening the attack to...

Grammys live | Jon Batiste wins album of the year

Apr. 03, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 64th annual Grammy Awards, being presented Sunday in Las Vegas (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Jon Batiste’s “We Are” has won the Grammy Award for album of the year. Batiste was the year’s most nominated artist,...

'Fill the silence with your music,' Zelenskyy tells Grammys

Apr. 03, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeared in a video message at the Grammy Awards to ask for support in telling the story of Ukraine’s invasion by Russia. During the pre-recorded message that aired on the show Sunday, he likened the invasion to a deadly...

John Legend honored at Grammys' Black Music Collective event

Apr. 03, 2022 07:49 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As John Legend was honored for his musical achievements Saturday — the night before the Grammy Awards — the singer used the Recording Academy stage to pay homage to a Black music culture that has shaped him and the wider world of music. Legend explained how...

Generations sing to Joni Mitchell in pre-Grammys tribute

Apr. 02, 2022 03:51 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 81-year-old jazz giant and a 15-year-old rock singer were the first to perform tributes to Joni Mitchell on Friday night. Such was the diversity of artists honoring a most diverse artist, Mitchell, a Canadian-turned-Californian, folkie-turned-rocker-turned-jazz...

Grammy Awards set sights on Las Vegas for first time

Mar. 31, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammys might be missing stars like Drake, The Weeknd and Kanye West as a performer, but the biggest night in music could still shine bright on the Las Vegas Strip. The ceremony relocated to Las Vegas for the first-time ever with several artists who could...

Papadakis, Cizeron shatter rhythm dance record at worlds

Mar. 25, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

Olympic ice dance champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron shattered their own rhythm dance world record on Friday to take the lead over two American teams at the world championships in Montpellier, France. With the backing of their home crowd, Papadakis and Cizeron scored...