John Legend On 'Selma' Snubs

January 30, 2015 10:19 PM

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John Legend On 'Selma' Snubs

Following his first Golden Globe win, for the track "Glory" from the film "Selma," John Legend, along with his fellow songwriter Common, are favored to win their very first Oscar. But before Legend gets there, he stopped by Sundance to perform a few Nina Simone covers following the world premiere of "What Happened Miss Simone?" Next up, Legend will perform at the Grammys, where he'll also vie for the Best Pop Solo Performance trophy. He also recently teamed up with Axe to form the White Label Collective in order to help bring out and mentor aspiring artists. Legend sat down with HuffPost Entertainment to discuss the "Selma" snubs at the Oscars, working with Axe and writing his next album.

You recently won a Golden Globe for your song "Glory" with Common, and the track earned an Oscar nomination. How much more weight do these honors hold that the song is a part of "Selma"? Well, anytime you are nominated or awarded, it's a huge a thing. But I think it makes it even more special being ...

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