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Published on August 13th, 2020 | by Jerry Doby


John Legend Releases New Video For “Wild” Featuring Chrissy Teigen

Multi-platinum, 11-time GRAMMY Award-winner John Legend today released his stunning new video for his song “Wild,” which features a starring role by none other than Chrissy Teigen. Beautifully shot in Mexico, the video is visually enraptured by the powerful and soulful voice and music of Legend, while sharing the modern-day love story of Legend and Teigen and their beautiful growing family. The song, which features Grammy-Award winning guitarist Gary Clark Jr, is from Legend’s critically-acclaimed new album BIGGER LOVE, available now everywhere.

The video is directed by Nabil Elderkin, who Legend first met at a photo shoot at the beginning of his career forming a longtime friendship and creative partnership. Nabil (Dua Lipa “Don’t Start Now,” Frank Ocean “Swim Good,” Kendrick Lamar “DNA”) then introduced Legend to Teigen on the first music video he directed for Legend. “Wild” is the second music video Nabil, Legend and Teigen have done together since the romantically iconic “All of Me,” which has racked up more than 1.7 BILLION views. The “Wild” video beautifully captures the next chapter of their family.

Legend was just named the Music Mogul of the Year, gracing the cover of Variety Magazine this week in this special issue. Click HERE to read how Legend built an empire with purpose. His newest album, BIGGER LOVE, is classic John Legend: Soulful, joyful, loving, hopeful and tender. Pitchfork says the album, “…bursts with positive energy” and Rolling Stone says the album “shows off the emerging subtlety of his musical craft and social messaging.”

For the full BIGGER LOVE Album BIO, visit HERE, and for more information, please visit: www.johnlegend.com.

About John Legend

Multiplatinum artist John Legend has garnered eleven Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award, making Legend the first African-American man to earn an EGOT. Legend has released seven celebrated albums including, Get Lifted (2004), Once Again (2006), Evolver (2008), Love in the Future (2013), Darkness and Light (2016), A Legendary Christmas (2018), and Bigger Love (2020). Legend starred in NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” in 2018, winning an Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special and nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor (Limited Series). Legend joined “The Voice” for Season 16 (2019), and is currently a coach on Season 19. John is a partner in Get Lifted Film Co., serving as an Executive Producer for “Southern Rites,” “United Skates,” WGN America’s “Underground,” and films “Southside with You” and “La La Land.” As a philanthropist, Legend initiated the #FREEAMERICA campaign in 2015 to change the national conversation surrounding our country’s misguided criminal justice policies and to end mass incarceration.

About the Author

Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, and internationally published arts & entertainment journalist. Member of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture as well as the United States Press Corps.

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