Multi-platinum singer-songwriter John Legend truly is legendary, and he’ll be performing during our Sunshine Kids Benefit at Sales Convention 2021. The famed entertainer will also be hosting an intimate, live Q&A after show for those who donate to the Sunshine Kids.
Legend has garnered 11 GRAMMY Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award, among others. He is the first African American man to earn an EGOT (Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar, Tony) and one of only fifteen people in the prestigious EGOT club. Legend has released seven celebrated albums over the course of his career, including: Get Lifted (2004), Once Again (2006), Evolver (2008), Love in the Future (2013), Darkness and Light (2016), A Legendary Christmas Deluxe (2019), and Bigger Love (2020). Currently, Legend’s “All of Me” ties with Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” as the highest certified track in Recording Industry Association of America’s history.
Legend starred as Jesus in NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” in April 2018. That year, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and won an Emmy as a producer in the category of Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for the show. He joined “The Voice” for Season 16 (2019) and was a coach on Season 19.
Beyond his music career, John, along with partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius, is a principal in the Get
Lifted Film Co. Most recently, Get Lifted produced projects appearing on Netflix, HBO Max, ABC, at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and more.
Legend is a passionate philanthropist and civil activist who initiated the #FREEAMERICA campaign in 2015 and serves on the Board of Directors of Harlem Village Academies and Management Leadership for Tomorrow, and on the Advisory Board for The Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Teach for All.