Singing star John Legend to perform at UAE festival

Singing star John Legend to perform at UAE festival
John Legend is famous for his songs “Glory” and “All of me.” (AFP)
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Updated 14 January 2020

Singing star John Legend to perform at UAE festival

Singing star John Legend to perform at UAE festival
  • The 41-year-old artist will take to the stage at Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on Jan. 31

DUBAI: American singer and songwriter John Legend is to perform in the UAE as part of the Dubai Shopping Festival’s closing celebrations.

The 41-year-old artist will take to the stage at Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on Jan. 31 for what will be his second appearance in the city.

Legend headlined the 16th Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival in 2018, playing alongside singing star Ricky Martin and British pop band Duran Duran, and is famous for his songs “Glory” and “All of me.”

In 2015, Legend won the Golden Globe Award for co-writing “Glory” from the film “Selma.” He is also an actor and received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his role in NBC’s musical “Jesus Christ Superstar,” which he also produced.