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The Best John Legend Albums of All Time

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List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

John Legend is one of the greatest male vocalists and best soul singers of all time. Since he's such an influential artist, let’s rank the best John Legend albums, with the help of your votes. Before Legend became a household name with LPs like Evolver (2008) and Love in the Future (2013), he guest sang with artists such as Jay-Z ("Encore"), Kanye West "All of the Lights," and Britney Spears' "Me Against the Music." 

This John Legend discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top John Legend albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included John Legend singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest John Legend album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite John Legend album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

This list is made up of a variety of albums, including Get Lifted (2004) and Once Again (2006). This list of popular John Legend CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

  • 1. Do U Wanna Ride
    2. Heaven
    3. Stereo
    4. Let's Get Lifted (Live)
    5. Alright
    6. Number One
    7. Save Room (Live from Philadelphia)
    8. Where Is the Love (feat. Corinne Bailey Rae)
    9. I Can Change
    10. I Want You (She's So Heavy)
    11. Slow Dance
    12. Dance to the Music
    13. Again
    14. P.D.A (We Just Don't Care) - Feel Like Makin' Love (medley)
    15. Used to Love U
    16. Ordinary People
    17. Coming Home
    18. Show Me (Encore)
    19. So High (Encore)

    • Release Date: 2008
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    1. Save Room
    2. Heaven
    3. Stereo
    4. Show Me
    5. Each Day Gets Better
    6. P.D.A. (We Just Don't Care)
    7. Slow Dance
    8. Again
    9. Maxine
    10. Where Did My Baby Go
    11. Maxine's Interlude
    12. Another Again
    13. Coming Home

    • Release Date: 2006
    • Artist: John Legend
    • Producer: Craig Street, Devo Springsteen, Will i Am, Kanye West, Dave Tozer
    • Tracks: Slow Dance, Again, Save Room
    • Label: Columbia
    • Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Pop music, Soul music, Contemporary R&B, Blues
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    1. Prelude 
    2. Let's Get Lifted
    3. Used to Love U
    4. Alright
    5. She Don't Have to Know 
    6. Number One
    7. I Can Change
    8. Ordinary People 
    9. Stay with You 
    10. Let's Get Lifted Again
    11. So High
    12. Refuge 
    13. It Don't Have to Change
    14. Live It Up

    • Release Date: 2004
    • Artist: John Legend
    • Tracks: She Don't Have to Know, Stay With You, Used to Love U
    • Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Contemporary R&B, Neo soul, Urban contemporary, Hip hop soul
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    1. Love in the Future (Intro
    2. The Beginning...
    3. Open Your Eyes
    4. Made to Love
    5. Who Do We Think We Are
    6. All of Me
    7. Hold on Longer
    8. Save the Night
    9. Tomorrow
    10. What If I Told You? (Interlude)
    11. Dreams
    12. Wanna Be Loved
    13. Angel (Interlude)
    14. You & I (Nobody in the World)
    15. Asylum
    16. Caught Up

    • Release Date: 2013
    • Artist: John Legend
    • Tracks: Dreams, All of Me, Asylum
    • Genres (Music): Contemporary R&B, Neo soul
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