John Legend Announces First-Ever Christmas Album and Tour

John Legend has announced the forthcoming release of A Legendary Christmas, his first holiday album, along with a full list of tour dates.

The record is due Oct. 26 via Columbia Records. With Raphael Saadiq serving as executive producer, the 14-track project features Stevie Wonder on harmonica in the opening song.

Following the release of the album, Legend will hit the road for a 25-date accompanying tour. The tour kicks off Nov. 15 in Clearwater, Fla. and hits several major cities before wrapping up Dec. 30 in San Diego, Calif. Tickets for the tour go on sale to the general public on Friday (Oct. 5).

The recently anointed EGOT winner joins the likes of Jessie J and Ingrid Michaelson as those planning to drop holiday projects on Oct. 26. Jessie J's This Christmas Day features Boyz II MenBabyface and more, while Michaelson has already released "Looks Like a Cold, Cold Winter," the first single from Songs for the Season.

See the A Legendary Christmas album artwork below, and track list and tour dates after the jump.

A Legendary Christmas Track List

What Christmas Means to Me (feat. Stevie Wonder on harmonica)
Silver Bells
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (feat. Esperanza Spalding)
No Place Like Home
Bring Me Love
Merry Christmas Baby / Give Love on Christmas Day
Christmas Time Is Here
Waiting for Christmas
Purple Snowflakes
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
Please Come Home for Christmas
Wrap Me Up in Your Love
By Christmas Eve
Merry Merry Christmas

A Legendary Christmas Tour Dates

11/15/2018: Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
11/17/2018: Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore at The Jackie Gleason Theater
11/20/2018: Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre​​
11/23/2018: Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Resort Spa and Casino
11/24/2018: Mashantucket, CT @ Grand Theater at Foxwoods​​
11/25/2018: Boston, MA @ Boch Center
11/27/2018: Toronto, ON @ Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
11/28/2018: Oxon Hill, MD @ MGM National Harbor
12/03/2018: New York, NY@ Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
12/04/2018: Philadelphia, PA @ Metropolitan Opera House
12/06/2018: Detroit, MI @ Fox Theatre​​
12/07/2018: Verona, NY @ Event Center at Turning Stone Resort Casino
12/09/2018: Columbus, OH @ Palace Theatre​​
12/10/2018: Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre
12/12/2018: Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theater
12/13/2018: Chicago, IL @ Civic Opera House
12/15/2018: Denver, CO @ Bellco Theatre​​
12/16/2018: Salt Lake City, UT @ Abravanel Hall
12/18/2018: Seattle, WA @ WaMu Theater
12/19/2018: Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
12/21/2018: Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
12/23/2018: Los Angeles, CA @ Microsoft Theater
12/29/2018: Costa Mesa, CA @ Segerstrom Center for the Arts
12/30/2018: San Diego, CA @ San Diego Civic Theatre