John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are bringing a holiday musical special to NBC, the network announced. A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy will air on November 28, 2018, and will include the couple’s family, friends, and other performers who haven’t yet been announced. The couple shares two children, Miles Theodore, and Luna Simone. Legend has recently celebrated an Emmy win which has made him the first African-American to win the coveted EGOT award. An EGOT occurs when someone wins an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.
A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy will feature songs from Legend’s upcoming Christmas album that will be released on October 26. The album is called “A Legendary Christmas.”
John Legend is solidifying a nice relationship with NBC. In addition to starring in the Emmy winning Jesus Christ Superstar, fans of The Voice will soon see Legend on the series as a coach.
Executive Vice President for NBC Entertainment’s Special Programs Dough Vaughan released a statement regarding John Legend’s upcoming holiday special.
“What John has accomplished over his career is simply remarkable and we’re thrilled to have both he and Chrissy host our holiday special. It will be a truly memorable telecast filled with wonderful performances that will have something for everyone.”
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— John Legend (@johnlegend) October 1, 2018
Legend executively produced two movies in 2018: Monsters and United Skates. Legend is also producing the television series Ordinary People and is currently producing, voicing the character Crow and composing music for the movie short Crow: The Legend. He has another 13 projects in development not including A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy.
Chrissy Teigen has been busy providing commentary for the series Lip Sync Battle. She also voiced the character Crystal in Hotel Transylvania 3.
Fans responded with excitement and anticipation for the upcoming Christmas musical. John Legend is a very popular celebrity with numerous talents. He has over 12 million Twitter followers and Chrissy Teigen has more than 10 million. The power couple holds a lot of clout whether they are sharing political views, encouraging people to vote, or putting their talents to work.
A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy promises to give fans a closer look at the family while celebrating the holidays with music, hope, and the spirit of Christmas.
Are you going to watch A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy? The show airs on November 28, 2018, from 10 p.m.-11 p.m.