John Roger Stephens, known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Legend who is popular for songs such as All of me, Tonight, Ordinary people and Green light made history twice over the weekend.
At 39, Legend is one of the youngest EGOT winners and also became the first African-American man to garner that honour.
This is after the singer-actor won an Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles, USA alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice for producing the best variety special winner, "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert."
"EGOT" stands for the big four awards in the entertainment industry: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. The EGOT status is the holy grail of the entertainment industry and only 12 people before that night had ever won all four awards in competitive categories.
The internationally acclaimed artist has won10 Grammys, with his first win being in 2006. In 2015 his song "Glory" featured in the film "Selma" won an Oscar, and he received a Tony in 2017 for his role as a co-producer for the broadway production of Jitney.
The father of two who got his first GQ Magazine cover this September also recently received the Most Stylish man award at the 2018 GQ Men of the Year awards which was presented to him by his model and TV star wife Chissy Teigan.
Amani Gracious, who goes by the stage name Amani G, the 13-year-old girl from Githurai who went viral worldwide with her rendition of ‘Girl on Fire’, is song by song showing her prowess and realizing her dreams of being a world acclaimed singer.
Amani recently dropped her second music video in collaboration with songbird Vivian. The video was directed by Sammy D and the audio was done by Teddy B.
This second project is titled ‘In Love’ and is off her forthcoming EP – ‘13′. It has already garnered over 7,000 views on YouTube in less than 24 hours.
In this song, Amani G and Vivian sing about the love of God towards them that has given them the strength to shine and enjoy their lives.
The talented teen star recently signed a two-year record deal with Pine Creek Records, that includes a minimum pay of 2.5 million. The Peter Nduati-owned stable will also take care of Amani’s general upkeep that includes school fees, healthcare, housing, food, clothing, and security.
The record label has wasted no time in getting down to work and presents Amani’s second single after the successful debut hit ‘‘Sitasahau.’