John Legend Announces Christmas Album and Tour

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John Legend will be ringing in the holidays early this year with his first-ever Christmas album. The EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) winner will release “A Legendary Christmas” on Oct. 26 and the 14-track project includes several collaborations with acts like Stevie Wonder and Esperanza Spalding.

“A Legendary Christmas” was produced by Raphael Saadiq. In celebration of the holiday album, John will embark on the 25-date A Legendary Christmas Tour, which kicks off Nov. 15 in Clearwater, Fla. and will visit cities like Atlanta, New York, and Los Angeles, among others, before wrapping Dec. 30 in San Diego. Tickets for the tour go on sale Oct. 5 via the singer’s website. Complete tour dates and track listing are below.

John Legend’s “A Legendary Christmas” Track List

1. “What Christmas Means to Me” (feat. Stevie Wonder on harmonica)
2. “Silver Bells”
3. “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (feat. Esperanza Spalding)
4. “No Place Like Home”
5. “Bring Me Love”
6. “Merry Christmas Baby / Give Love on Christmas Day”
7. “Christmas Time Is Here”
8. “Waiting for Christmas”
9. “Purple Snowflakes”
10. “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)”
11. “Please Come Home for Christmas”
12. “Wrap Me Up in Your Love”
13. “By Christmas Eve”
14. “Merry Merry Christmas”

John Legend’s A Legendary Christmas Tour Dates:

Nov. 15 – Clearwater, Fla. – Ruth Eckerd Hall
Nov. 17 – Miami Beach, Fla. – The Fillmore at The Jackie Gleason Theater
Nov. 20 – Atlanta, Ga. – Fox Theatre
Nov. 23 – Atlantic City, N.J. – Borgata Resort Spa and Casino
Nov. 24 – Mashantucket, Conn. – Grand Theater at Foxwoods
Nov. 25 – Boston, Mass. – Boch Center
Nov. 27 – Toronto, Ontario – Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Nov. 28 – Oxon Hill, Md. – MGM National Harbor
Dec. 3 – New York, N.Y. – Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
Dec. 4 – Philadelphia, Pa. – Metropolitan Opera House
Dec. 6 – Detroit, Mich. – Fox Theatre
Dec. 7 – Verona, N.Y. – Event Center at Turning Stone Resort Casino
Dec. 9 – Columbus, Ohio – Palace Theatre
Dec. 10 – Indianapolis, Ind. – Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
Dec. 12 – Milwaukee, Wisc. – Riverside Theater
Dec. 13 – Chicago, Ill. – Civic Opera House
Dec. 15 – Denver, Colo. – Bellco Theatre
Dec. 16 – Salt Lake City, Utah – Abravanel Hall
Dec. 18 – Seattle, Wash. – WaMu Theater
Dec. 19 – Portland, Ore. – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Dec. 21 – Oakland, Calif. – Fox Theater
Dec. 23 – Los Angeles, Calif. – Microsoft Theater
Dec. 29 – Costa Mesa, Calif. – Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Dec. 30 – San Diego, Calif. – San Diego Civic Theatre

Annie Reuter
Annie Reuter is a freelance journalist based in Nashville. When she's not covering the latest music news or interviewing countless country artists, she can be found at a writers round listening to the best up-and-coming songwriting talent Music City has to offer.

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