How the singer, songwriter and producer has taken the song to the top of five format airplay charts, and claimed the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for the first time
How has John Legend's piano ballad (also remixed by Tiesto) "All Of Me" dominated five singular-format Billboard airplay charts (Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs, Rhythmic Songs, Adult Contemporary and Adult R&B Songs)? The stars and talents behind the scenes of Legend's first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 explain.
The Voice: John Legend
"Other writers and artists I was working with at the time reacted strongly to 'All of Me.' I remember [singer, songwriter and former Epic Records president] Amanda Ghost cried the first time she heard it. All it took was the right exposure for it to seep into the public consciousness. I [was] like, 'This song is for everybody. Why does it only have to be on this or that format?' "