John Legend Releases New 'Bigger Love' Music Video amid Coronavirus to 'Celebrate Our Hope'
PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive is back with another love song and his soon-to-be released album.
John Legend, 41, dropped the sweet new music video for his track "Bigger Love" on Tuesday. His new album of the same name will be released on June 19 via Columbia Records — it's available for pre-order now. The groovy tune celebrates loved ones who are choosing happiness and spreading positive vibes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
"This video was made to celebrate our shared love, hope and resilience," Legend tells PEOPLE. "We're all using technology to stay in touch and finding creative ways to cope and we wanted the video to be a big musical hug for people around the world who are finding ways to stay connected to family, help their neighbors and make time for a needed dance break despite the crazy circumstances we find ourselves in."
"I just hope it gives people a moment to feel good," he adds. "I know things are very difficult and a bit scary right now and music isn't going to solve everyone's problems, but hopefully it can give people a bit of a lift and bring some light to these dark times."
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For Mother's Day, "the kids made some art for her. I got her flowers, cooked for her and got her a couple gifts," he says. "One gift is something I do every year. It started with Mother's Day in 2017, when Luna had just turned 1. I made a bound yearbook celebrating Chrissy's first year of motherhood. Ever since, I've made a yearbook for the family and given it to her every Mother's Day."
Last month, he delivered the ultimate at-home performance to honor first responders and medical employees. It included a charitable component in which fans could donate $10 by sending a text during his show in collaboration with iHeartRadio's First Responder Fridays with FirstNet, Built with AT&T.
On Sunday, Legend teamed up with Jennifer Hudson to perform a split-screen duet for the Disney Family Singalong Mother's Day special. The pair sang their rendition of "Beauty and the Beast" from the iconic 1991 film of the same name.
Additionally, Legend and fellow The Voice coaches Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas and Blake Shelton will continue airing live shows for the hit singing competition via episodes that are produced remotely.
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