John Legend, Ohio’s sensational R&B and soul music artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Riverside Theatre!
John Legend (birth name John Roger Stephens) was born in Springfield (Ohio) in 1978 and is a singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. His musical style can be best described as a blend of R&B, soul, pop, and neo soul (a style of music that emerged from soul and contemporary R&B but is distinguished by a less conventional sound and the presence of many other genres ranging from jazz, funk, and hip hop to pop, fusion, and African music). He’s had a stellar career with 5 studio albums (4 of which are top 5 hits on the US Billboard 200 chart), 4 live albums, 2 video albums, 3 extended plays, and 38 singles. 2 of his studio albums have been certified Gold, 1 Platinum, and 1 double Platinum. His 2013 single ‘All of Me’ was certified double Platinum in Switzerland, triple Platinum in the UK, 5 times Platinum in Italy and Canada, 7 times Platinum in Australia, and 8 times Platinum in the US. He’s received many accolades including 1 MTV Video Music Award, 1 American Music Awards, 2 BET Awards, 1 MOBO Award, 5 Soul Train Music Awards, 2 NAACP Image Awards, and 10 Grammy Awards.
Don’t miss your chance to see this artist add a unique touch to R&B, soul, neo soul, and pop music!