From the Red Carpet: John Legend at Cherry Lane's 50th
The Roots Ben Watts

Today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, comes from the Red Carpet at the 50th Anniversary of Cherry Lane Music Publishing, which owns the catalogs of artists and writers including Elvis Presley, Quincy Jones and the Black Eyed Peas. Bill Werde talks to Cherry Lane songwriter and star John Legend, who is finishing up his next album "The Wake Up Sessions". Legend talks about working with the Roots on the album, which he says goes "back to his roots" with soul, gospel, hip-hop and funk influences. He also talks about writing for Keri Hilson and Jennifer Hudson, and his touring plans.

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