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I Regret To Inform You That My Nemesis Charlie Puth Is Getting His Shit Together

Charlie Puth is ridiculous, but more importantly, he is meticulous. His music is toothless, but his commitment to that music and its spoils is ruthless.
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2018 - 2:46 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's Coachella weekend, which means that about a hundred thousand at-least-theoretical music fans are now converging on the California desert, waiting for the yodeling kid…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2018 - 2:47 pm

The Week In Pop

Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct Visions Of R&B As Pop

This is a big week for R&B. That's true first of all in a statistical sense: The Weeknd's new EP, My Dear Melancholy, just put…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2018 - 4:28 pm

More John Legend stories

Watch Emmys’ Opening Song With John Legend, Ricky Martin, Andy Samberg, & More

Tonight is the 70th annual Emmy Awards. The opening number, "We Solved It," featured Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Kristen Bell, Sterling K.
Julia Gray | September 17, 2018 - 9:43 pm

John Legend Becomes Youngest EGOT

After taking home the Outstanding Variety Special (Live) award for his work as a producer on Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert at the Creative…
Bonnie Stiernberg / Billboard | September 9, 2018 - 9:58 pm

Chance The Rapper, Donald Glover, John Legend Nominated For Emmys

The 2018 Emmy nominations were announced today. Donald Glover's Atlanta was nominated for 16 awards overall, including Outstanding Comedy Series. Glover himself was nominated in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 12, 2018 - 1:11 pm

Watch Out Jon Bon Jovi — John Legend’s Also Getting Into The Rosé Business

I don't know if you've heard, but millennials love wine. Rosé, in particular, is on the rise -- according to Nielsen, rosé sales have risen…
Peter Helman | June 28, 2018 - 12:40 pm

Bruce Springsteen To Receive Honorary Tony Award, Flaming Lips Among Artists Nominated For Spongebob Score

Bruce Springsteen has already extended the run of his Springsteen On Broadway show twice now. There's a good chance that he'll never leave Broadway. And…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2018 - 10:22 am

The Week In Pop

Bazzi, Tinashe, & Kali Uchis: Three Distinct Visions Of R&B As Pop

This is a big week for R&B. That's true first of all in a statistical sense: The Weeknd's new EP, My Dear Melancholy, just put…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2018 - 4:28 pm

Here’s The First Look At NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live With John Legend, Alice Cooper, & Sara Bareilles

Alright, so now that everyone on the internet has had a few months to have an opinion about who’s who in NBC’s televised special Jesus
Sophie Israelsohn | March 14, 2018 - 3:47 pm

The Week In Pop

You Gotta Respect Fall Out Boy’s Commitment To Being A Little Much

Fall Out Boy have always been a lot. God gave singer-guitarist Patrick Stump indestructible musclebound vocal cords that cannot be contained, and he fully indulges…
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2018 - 3:56 pm

Watch Cardi B, Hillary Clinton, & DJ Khaled Recite Fire And Fury At The Grammys

Cardi B, John Legend, DJ Khaled, Cher, Snoop Dogg, and Hillary Clinton(!) "auditioned" for next year's Best Spoken Word Album award during tonight's Grammys ceremony…
Peter Helman | January 28, 2018 - 10:22 pm

John Legend & Chrissy Teigen Threaten Lawsuit Over Pizzagate Accusations

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have angrily responded to an accusation on social media suggesting they’re part of the debunked Pizzagate pedophile ring conspiracy theory.
Billboard Staff | January 1, 2018 - 10:17 am

John Legend Will Play Jesus In NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live!

NBC is continuing to televise live versions of classic musicals, and the network's next big effort will feature a pop star in the title role.
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2017 - 10:41 am

Haim, Lorde, John Legend, Harry Styles Among Performers For MusiCares Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Every year on Grammys weekend, the organization's charity wing MusiCares hosts a ceremony honoring its Person Of The Year. Next year's MusiCares Person Of The…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2017 - 3:20 pm

John Legend – “Penthouse Floor” (Feat. Chance the Rapper) Video

Last year, John Legend released his Darkness And Light album, slightly turning up the political intensity that was always there in his smooth, engaging R&B.
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2017 - 5:05 pm
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