Legend, who grew up in Springfield, is nominated in two categories, Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for “A Legendary Christmas” and Best Rap/ Sung Performance for his collaboration on “Higher” with DJ Khaled and Nipsey Hussle.
In 2018 Legend became the first African-American man to win the coveted EGOT, the combination of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards.
August 25, 2019 became a historic celebration for the city of Dayton when Dave Chappelle hosted a special star-studded benefit called Gem City Shine.
Yellow Springs’ own Dave Chappelle has been nominated for Best Comedy Album for “Sticks & Stones.”
In 2018, Chappelle won his first Grammy in the Best Comedy Album category for ‘The Age Of Spin & Deep In The Heart Of Texas.”
Last year he was nominated in the same category for his album “Equanimity & the Bird Revelation.”
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