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Born into a musical family with the name John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, John has been taught to play classical piano and sing gospel tunes by his grandmother at a very young age, so it can be said that music has really become the central theme in his life ever since.
In his preparation to perform at the 2006 Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in L. on February 8, John Legend fantastically continues to score great achievement after another.
Following his Grammy nominations, he has gloriously been nominated for International Male Solo Artist and International Breakthrough Act categories at Brit Awards slated to be held on February 15, adding more accolades into his burgeoning resume.
While in college, Legend served as president and musical director of a co-ed jazz and pop a cappella group called Counterparts.
His lead vocals on the group's recording of Joan Osborne's "One of Us" (written by Eric Bazilian of The Hooters) received critical acclaim, landing the song on the track list of the 1998 Best of Collegiate a Cappella compilation CD.
John Legend also co-wrote Janet Jackson's "I Want You", which was certified platinum and received a nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards.