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John Legend To Receive First Ever Global Impact Award

John Legend will receive the Global Impact Award at the Recording Academy Honors event on April 2nd.

The first accolade of its kind at the Recording Academy Honors, the 2022 Global Impact Award will be celebrated with a performance by Summer Walker as well as D-Nice and MC Lyte who will make appearances during the ceremony.

In a statement from the Recording Academy co-president Valeisha Butterfield Jones:

“It is our distinct honour to celebrate John Legend as the inaugural recipient of the Recording Academy Honors Global Impact Award.” “John is one of the most important artists of our time, someone who leads by example and pushes important boundaries consistently across music, philanthropy and activism. His contributions and impact to music and our culture are unparalleled.”

Adding to the narrative, Riggs Morales, chair of the Black Music Collective stated: “On behalf of the Black Music Collective, we are honored to bring together some of the most influential creatives of our time to celebrate John Legend ahead of Music’s Biggest Night.” “This event is a reflection of our continued work as we strive to celebrate the greatest and brightest in Black music who transcend beyond race and genre.”

The presentation will take place the evening before the 2022 Grammy Awards at Resorts World in Las Vegas.

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Author: Saul Goode

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