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Rae Sremmurd, John Legend, AlunaGeorge, and More to Play AXE Collective + Crew SXSW Event

AXE and SPIN will return to Austin, Texas this month to present the AXE Collective + Crew Powered by SPIN and bring five musicians’ stories to life…
SPIN Staff / March 7, 2016

The Ten Things About the 2016 Grammys That Are Gonna Piss Everyone Off

If righteous indignation isn't the reflexive reaction for most folks when watching the Grammys, it's probably at least their preferred mode of viewership. Because really,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 12, 2016

Q&A: John Legend on His First Big Break, Kanye West, and Finding Your Magic

"It's about finding something inside you that makes you different."
T.M. Brown / January 19, 2016

Live at the AXE White Label Collective Event Part II

The final installment in the AXE White Label Collective series features final performances and reflection from mentored artists as this exciting journey comes to a…
SPIN Staff / March 30, 2015

Live at the AXE White Label Collective Event Part I

Watch the AXE White Label Collective program come to life as John Legend's mentored talent finally take their step into the spotlight at the AXE…
SPIN Staff / March 30, 2015

The AXE White Label Collective Interview

John Legend opens up about his experience breaking out as an artist as he offers up advice to the AXE White Label Collective talent. Watch…
SPIN Staff / March 28, 2015

Journey to SXSW: The AXE White Label Collective Hits Austin Part II

The "Journey to SXSW" story continues with part two focusing on the AXE White Label Collective artists getting ready for their big day. See John…
SPIN Staff / March 27, 2015

SXSW 2015: YG, John Legend, and More Play AXE White Label Collective Day Party

On Saturday morning, fans flocked to the AXE White Label Collective's SXSW day party — powered by SPIN — to witness an awe-inspiring line up including James Davis, ASTR, Lolawolf, YG, and…
SPIN Staff / March 24, 2015

AXE White Label Collective Day Party Recap: John Legend, ASTR, YG, and More

As part of the AXE White Label Collective's SXSW day party — powered by SPIN — fans were treated to performances by James Davis, ASTR, Lolawolf, YG,…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

Don’t Miss the Axe White Label Collective SXSW Party With John Legend

South by Southwest's music conference kicks off tomorrow, and as SPIN announced last week, this Saturday in Austin is the Axe White Label Collective party powered by…
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2015

Axe White Label Collective SXSW Party 2015 Lineup: John Legend, YG, and More

With South by Southwest just a couple of weeks away, we are excited to announce the Axe White Label Collective party powered by SPIN event. The party will be held on Saturday,…
SPIN Staff / March 9, 2015

Sam Smith Snares John Legend for Charity Remake of ‘Lay Me Down’

In honor of Comic Relief's Red Nose Day in the United Kingdom, Sam Smith and recent Oscar winner John Legend have teamed up for a…
Brennan Carley / March 9, 2015

Kelly Clarkson and John Legend ‘Run Run Run’ on Their Tokio Hotel Cover

Kelly Clarkson has been teasing her upcoming album Piece by Piece in every sense of its title, dropping a new track from the album daily ("Heartbeat…
Brennan Carley / February 25, 2015

Common and John Legend Win Best Original Song Oscar for ‘Glory’

The awards keep rolling in for John Legend and Common. After earning a Golden Globe for "Glory," the two have officially won a Best Original…
Rachel Brodsky / February 23, 2015

Big Sean Asserts ‘One Man Can Change The World’ With Kanye West and John Legend

Big Sean is on the cusp of releasing his new album, Dark Sky Paradise, and to celebrate, he's dropped two new tracks: "One Man Can…
Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2015

John Mayer Hosts the ‘Late Late Show,’ Does Surprisingly Great Job

John Mayer — a celebrity most wouldn't immediately regard as late-night host material — did a shockingly good job hosting the Late Late Show on…
Rachel Brodsky / February 6, 2015

John Legend Is Looking for Artists to Mentor Through the Axe White Label Collective

An unspoken, but universally acknowledged truth about the music business is that it takes more than just talent to make it big. You need a…
SPIN Staff / January 26, 2015

Oscars 2015 Best Original Song Nominees: John Legend and Common, Diane Warren, and More

This morning, the nominees for the 87th Academy Awards were announced. John Legend and Common are leading the the Best Original Song trophy, thanks to "Glory,"
SPIN Staff / January 15, 2015

Common and John Legend Win Best Original Song Golden Globe for ‘Glory’

With a combined 11 Grammy Awards already to their credit, Common and John Legend now have to clear room on their mantles for a Golden…
Andrew Unterberger / January 12, 2015

John Legend Literally Honors ‘All of the Girls’ in New Video

John Legend premiered his touching new music video today, serving up, not just his soulful standard, but a powerful message of change and a call…
Olivia Forman / July 10, 2014
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