John Legend made an emotional return to the stage to carry out on the Billboard Music Awards 2020 for the primary time for the reason that tragic lack of his son Jack.
The 41-year-old singer devoted his efficiency to his spouse Chrissy Teigen, as they continued to grieve their loss.
John sang ‘By no means Break’ from 2020 album Larger Love and as he sat behind the piano within the empty Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, he mentioned: “That is for Chrissy.”
His voice was near cracking as he sang the poignant lyrics: “I’m not frightened about us and I’ve by no means been. We all know how the story ends. We are going to by no means break.”
The awards ceremony had been postponed from April as a result of coronavirus pandemic and was hosted by Kelly Clarkson.
She praised John and Chrissy’s power in mild of the private tragedy they’d suffered.
Introducing his efficiency on the night time, Kelly mentioned: “He and Chrissy each have this heat manner of inviting us into their world. The highs and the lows.
“My coronary heart – clearly all of our hearts – exit to you each on this very troublesome time.
“And I’m grateful that you simply proceed to share your mild and your expertise with all of us.”
After the efficiency, Kelly mentioned the second had been “very particular” and was “probably my favourite of the night time.”