Headlines: John Legend Global Impact Award, Jordin Sparks, T-Pain

John Legend to Receive Recording Academy’s First Global Impact Award – The Voice coach John Legend will receive the first-ever Recording Academy Global Impact Award at the Recording Academy Honors presented by the Black Music Collective. The in-person event is set to take place at Resorts World Las Vegas on Saturday, April 2, the night before the 64th Annual Grammy Awards. Summer Walker is set to perform at the event, D-Nice will spin music, MC Lyte will be the voice of the evening and Adam Blackstone will serve as musical director. – Read more at Billboard

‘American Idol’ Returns to Its Roots Enlisting Alumni Favorites as Hollywood Week Mentors – Among the “Idol” alums reporting for duty on tonight’s episode, which was filmed in December, are: Season 7 winner David Cook, Season 10 runner-up Lauren Alaina, Season 2 winner Ruben Studdard, Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze, Season 10 second runner-up Haley Reinhart and Season 19 champ Chayce Beckham. “I always enjoy those opportunities,” says Cook, who mentored in the past on the show’s pre-ABC days and is always willing to assist up and coming artists. “It’s such a unique experience to go through. And maybe I can help some of these kids navigate it a little easier.” – Read more at Variety.com

American Idol hopeful Daniel Marshall Griffith on 97.3 The EagleAmerican Idol season 20 contestant and former Virginia Tech college football player Daniel Marshall chats with 97.3 The Eagle.

Jordin Sparks Chats with T-Pain on his podcast – The Masked Singer winner, T-Pain guested on one of Jordin’s new tracks. Here he chats with the American Idol season 6 winner about maturing as an artist and person, her most inspirational songs, and the importance of her family to her career.

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