Click Track: John Legend

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 03/09/2011

John Legend and the Roots to perform "What's Going On" in D.C.; former Alice in Chains bassist passes away; Merle Haggard returns

John Legend and the Roots tackle Marvin Gaye’s classic at the Kennedy Center.

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  John Legend, The Roots, Alice in Chains, Merle Haggard

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Lists: Five artists we wish would have performed at last week's Motown celebration at the White House

One of these singers did not belong. (Reuters) Last week's Motown tribute at the White House had some spectacular moments, but in my review, I groused about a few of the performers invited to sing for the first family. (The...

By Chris Richards  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Dolly Parton, Erykah Badu, John Fogerty, John Legend, Nick Jonas, Seal, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 09/21/2010

Album review: John Legend and the Roots, "Wake Up"

John Legend steps his vocal game up on his new outing with the Roots. (Nick Kirkpatrick/TWP) By Sean Fennessey "Wake Up!" could have been a very different thing. Initially inspired to remake the Arcade Fire song of the same name,...

By Click Track  |  10:45 AM ET, 09/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  John Legend, The Roots

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2010

Eminem hits No. 1, schedules shows with Jay-Z; New "Twilight" soundtrack is indie-tastic; Roots and John Legend team for covers album

Eminem tops the charts and will play at Yankee Stadium. (Gary Malerba/Associated Press) By David Malitz - Eminem will debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with his latest single, "Not Afraid." It is just the...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Band of Horses, Bat For Lashes, Beck, Eminem, Jay-Z, John Legend, The Roots, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/26/2010

Earth Day's moment in the sun

Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter performs with The Roots at Sunday's Climate Rally. (All photos by Bill O'Leary/TWP) By Chris Richards (Full photo gallery; video recap.) Sting, Mavis Staples, the Roots -- some big stars came to Washington to perform at...

By David Malitz  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  John Legend, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Passion Pit, Patrick Stump, Sting, The Roots

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/05/2010

Local news: Sting, John Legend, Roots to play Earth Day concert on National Mall

Questlove and the Roots will be performing on the National Mall. By Chris Richards Got green? Organizers have announced the line-up for this year's annual Earth Day Climate Rally on the National Mall. The event is scheduled for Sunday, April...

By Chris Richards  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Earth Day, John Legend, Sting, The Roots

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/27/2010

Morning click: Bob Dylan, others to play White House concert; Steven Tyler goes rogue

Dylan will play the White House for the first time in his career next month. (Photo: Rob Galbraith/Reuters) - Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, Natalie Cole, Blind Boys of Alabama, Smokey Robinson, Seal, John Mellencamp and others are scheduled...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aerosmith, Blind Boys of Alabama, Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews Band, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Natalie Cole, Queen Latifah, Seal, Smokey Robinson, Steven Tyler, Zac Brown Band

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/26/2010

The Grammys: The curse of the Best New Artist award?

A Best New Artist curse? Girl, you know it's true. Maybe. Conventional wisdom has long held that the winner of a Grammy Award for Best New Artist is jinxed, destined to a career of flop albums, gigs at car dealership...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Alicia Keys, Christopher Cross, John Legend, Lauryn Hill, Milli Vanilli, Sheryl Crow