John Legend

The musician and activist discusses his creativity

Watch ten-time Grammy award-winning artist John Legend dissect his inspirational element and creative process.

In addition to a live “songwriting jam session” with Legend at the piano, watch a special performance from “Darkness and Light,” his critically acclaimed fifth studio album. Learn the craft of songwriting from the winner of the 2015 Academy Award for Best Original Song, in conversation with Jon Pareles, the chief popular-music critic in the arts section of The New York Times.