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Grammy Award: John Legend is best new artist

The other contenders were the bands Fall Out Boy, Keane, and Sugarland, and R&B singer Ciara.

india Updated: Feb 09, 2006 10:13 IST
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R&B singer John Legend won the Grammy Award for best new artist on Wednesday, a prize that most pundits had expected would go his way.

Legend, whose real name is John Stephens, shared the lead among Grammy nominees with Mariah Carey and Kanye West, all landing eight nominations. He earlier won two awards.

The other contenders were the bands Fall Out Boy, Keane, and Sugarland, and R&B singer Ciara.

First Published: Feb 09, 2006 10:13 IST