LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2014) -

WHO: John Legend

WHAT: Citi ThankYou® Cardmembers enjoyed a special intimate performance by critically acclaimed nine-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter John Legend. Concert proceeds will benefit Teach For America. The performance precedes Legend's forthcoming performance at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards sponsored by Citi. Tickets to this performance were made available for purchase only with a Citi ThankYou credit card, which rewards cardmembers for doing the things they love. In addition to offering cardmembers more points for dining and entertainment purchases, Citi also offers ThankYou cardmembers exclusive access to events across music, sports, comedy, dining and family entertainment. You can learn more about the Citi ThankYou card entertainment benefits at www.citi.com/thankyoucards

WHERE: The Emerson Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

WHEN: Monday, April 21, 2014

All photos: Getty Images for MAC Presents

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

John Legend is a critically acclaimed, nine-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Legend began his career performing piano and vocals on tracks for artists including Lauryn Hill, Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Alicia Keys. His debut album, 2004's Get Lifted, sold over 2 million copies and scored Legend multiple Grammy Awards. His following album, 2006's platinum-selling Once Again, won Legend another Grammy. His third release was 2008's Evolver, led by the hit single, "Green Light," featuring Andre 3000; in 2010 he collaborated with The Roots on Wake Up!, which won Legend an additional three Grammy Awards. In 2007, Legend launched the Show Me Campaign, an initiative that focuses on education as a key to break the cycle of poverty. Named to TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People list in 2009, he also sits on the boards of The Education Equality Project, Teach for America, and Stand for Children, as well as serving as co-chair of the Harlem Village Academies' National Leadership Board. Legend released his highly anticipated fourth solo studio album, Love In The Future (G.O.O.D. Music/Columbia Records) on September 2ND, 2013; the album features production by Legend and longtime collaborators Kanye West and Dave Tozer.

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