Tag: John Legend

Announcing the #GoVote Photo Campaign

Get ready. On Election Day, more than 300 entertainers will go on social media and post photos of themselves urging their fans to “#GoVote.”

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HeadCount’s Best Year Ever

We are proud to announce that 2012 was HeadCount’s best year ever. We registered 103,340. The total for the two-year election cycle was 111,832.

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John Legend & The Roots: “Wake Up Everybody!” (AUDIO)

In the lead up to the Midterm elections, John Legend and The Roots are dropping an album of covers called “Wake Up Everybody!” with the explicit intention of encouraging civic awareness amongst young people.

From Casual “Hangout” to a “Concert for the Coast”

The chance to make a difference sometimes comes in unexpected packages. Huka Entertainment, a popular concert promoter in Mobile, AL, set out to produce a large-scale concert festival on the beach in nearby Gulf Shores. With the white sands and emerald green water of the region as a primary selling point, they garnered a healthy…

Bob Weir, Roots ‘Dancing In the Street’ At Earth Day

Last Sunday, Bob Weir joined Sting, John Legend, the Staple Singers, and Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump on Washington, DC’s National Mall for the Earth Day Climate Rally. Backed by the Roots, as were all the day’s acts, Weir laid down a slinky “Dancing in the Streets” in honor of Earth Day’s 40th birthday….

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Sting, Weir, Roots To Play Climate Rally In DC

Sting, John Legend, the Roots, Jimmy Cliff, Passion Pit, Bob Weir, Willie Colón, Joss Stone, Robert Randolph, Patrick Stump, Mavis Staples, and Booker T will help celebrate Earth Day’s 40th birthday this Sunday during a possibly massive Climate Rally on the National Mall. Scheduled speakers at the 11 a.m. event include the Rev. Jesse Jackson,…