Even with the COVID-19 pandemic beginning to wane, we're still missing the adventures of going to concerts to watch our favorite artists. But have no fear - John Legend is bringing his new music to your screens!
John Legend's New Album
I’m so excited to introduce my new album #BiggerLove to the world. Here’s the album cover painted by brilliant artist Charly Palmer. Check out the track list, including my amazing featured guests. pic.twitter.com/nWu6Y2JhRH— John Legend (@johnlegend) June 12, 2020
John Legend's new album "Bigger Love" came out on June 19th, featuring special guests like Gary Clark Jr. and Jhene Aiko. He performed his single "Ooh Laa" virtually on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
People revealed that Legend dropped the music video for "Bigger Love's" title track in dedication to loved ones who are choosing happiness and spreading positive vibes amid the coronavirus pandemic. The songs are dedicated to his wife, Chrissy Teigen, and black music as a whole, which has inspired him as an artist.
This is Bigger Love, visualized. A live virtual concert experience in collaboration with @TheWaveXR and benefitting @LetsFreeAmerica next Thursday, June 25 at 3pm PT / 6pm ET. RSVP for your free ticket here: https://t.co/qbzHesUMIo pic.twitter.com/TWWVSAmJHv— John Legend (@johnlegend) June 17, 2020
The "One Wave: concert will be streaming live on YouTube and Twitter and will transform Legend into a digital avatar of a virtual world. Fans will have the chance to socialize and interact with Legend and all are welcome to join the virtual dance floor.
In an interview with People, Legend says:
"This video was made to celebrate our shared love, hope and resilience. We're all using technology to stay in touch and finding creative ways to cope and we wanted the video to be a big musical hug for people around the world who are finding ways to stay connected to family, help their neighbors and make time for a needed dance break despite the crazy circumstances we find ourselves in. I just hope it gives people a moment to feel good. I know things are very difficult and a bit scary right now and music isn't going to solve everyone's problems, but hopefully it can give people a bit of a lift and bring some light to these dark times."
Legend isn't the only one set to headline a virtual concert. People revealed that more performers are slated to be announced throughout the summer.
Legend's "One Wave" virtual concert streams Thursday, June 25th at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT on YouTube and Twitter.
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