John Legend to play Live at the Marquee
Updated: 24 February 2015
John Legend will pay a visit to Ireland during summer 2015. The singer will perform in Cork as part of the Live at the Marquee concert series.
The show, scheduled for 23 June, is in the midst of his UK All Of Me tour in support of his latest album Love in the Future.
John Legend will play five dates on his UK tour stopping at arenas in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Leeds throughout June and July 2015.
John Legend 2015 tour
Updated: 4 November 2015
John Legend makes his UK return during summer 2015. The singer-songwriter will embark on his biggest tour to date playing arenas across the country.
The nine-time Grammy winner will start his series of concerts at London’s The O2 arena on 25 June. During the month he will continue to Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow before ending the tour in Leeds on 1 July 2015.
The tour follows on from John Legend’s sell-out October shows, which were in support of his hit album Love In The Future.
Constantly praised for his live performances, John Legend’s mix of soulful voice and piano talent will capture any crowd on the John Legend tour. Don’t miss the acclaimed singer live to hear his new and older hits from Ordinary People to All Of Me.
About John Legend
The multi-platinum, award winning R&B superstar, John Legend released his latest album Love In The Future last year. The album cemented his position as one of today’s most talent musicians selling over half a million copies in the UK and landing him a Grammy nomination.
Love In The Future includes John Legend’s hit single, All Of Me, which has spent nine weeks in the Top 10 on the Official UK Singles Chart. It is John Legend’s fourth studio album and a follow-up his collaborative album with The Roots, Wake Up! (2010).
In 2008, John Legend released the Billboard 100 topping Evolver. The album saw John Legend embark on a hugely successful world tour with sold out UK dates.
John Legend’s big break
John Legend, whose real name is John Stevens, started out as a session vocalist and pianist but soon his raw talent and piano skills got him noticed with the right people. John Legend recorded some vocals for Kanye West and it was here that he received his big break. Kanye quickly signed John Legend to his own label.
Respected amongst fans and his peers, John Legend has collaborated with a string of stellar artists, including Kanye West, Outkast’s Andre3000 and R&B shooting star Estelle. His latest album included collaborations with the likes of Rick Ross, Kimbra and Seal. Love In The Future not only shows John Legend’s talent as a songwriter but saw him gain new ground musically.
Throughout the years John Legends’ tours, stage presence and music have all been commended by the industry with the singer racking up a number of awards and nominations. The singer has received 21 Grammy Award nominations and won nine including wining Best Male R & B Vocal Performance, another reason why John Legend concerts are not to be missed.
John Legend Ordinary People
One of John Legend’s most critically acclaimed songs is the 2005 track Ordinary People. Ordinary People earned John Legend a Grammy Award, along with two other Grammy nominations, a nomination for a MOBO Award and three MTV Video Music Award nominations, among others. The track was written and produced by John Legend and Will.I.Am for his debut album.
John Legend All Of Me tour
John Legend’s 2013 album, Love In the Future, was his highest-charting album in the UK. The album peaked at No.2 on the UK charts with its single, All Of Me, also reaching the No.2 spot. Previously, John Legend had a UK Top Ten with his 2006 release Once Again.
During 2014 John Legend embarked on a world tour in support of the album. Named after the platinum-selling hit All Of Me, the tour included a sell-out UK leg that saw Legend perform in the likes of London, Newcastle and Nottingham.