Everybody Knows (John Legend song)

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"Everybody Knows"
John Legend - Everybody Knows.jpg
Single by John Legend
from the album Evolver
Released 23 March 2009 (UK)[1]
Format Digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre Soul, R&B, pop
Length 4:35
Label Sony Music
Writer(s) John Stephens, Kawan Prather, James Ho, Terrence Smith
Producer(s) Malay, KP
John Legend singles chronology
"Everybody Knows"
"Whatever U Want"

"Everybody Knows" is the third single taken from John Legend's third studio album, Evolver. The song was released as a download only single in the UK on 23 March 2009, which coincided with his UK tour for Evolver.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Everybody Knows" premiered on 20 January 2009.[2] It was directed by Anthony Mandler. The video for "Everybody Knows" features Legend walking through city streets and a park along with a couple arguing and making up in the street, an elderly couple sitting on a bench in the park, reading a book along with other situations featuring couples. The video is portrayed as being set in New York City, however, much of it was actually filmed in Providence, Rhode Island.

Formats and track listings[edit]

UK Digital Download [3]
  1. "Everybody Knows" [4:35]
  2. "Everybody Knows" (Live from World Cafe) [5:24]
  3. "Green Light" (Karmatronic Club Mix) (featuring Andre 3000) [6:21]
Official Versions
  1. Everybody Knows (Album Version) [4:35]
  2. Everybody Knows (Afroganic Radio Edit) [3:39]
  3. Everybody Knows (Live from World Cafe) [5:24]
  4. Everybody Knows (Love to Infinity Radio Edit) [4:02]


Chart (2008/2009) Peak
Dutch Top 40 [4] 10
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs [5] 64
U.S. Billboard Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop 34


  1. ^ Releases: John Legend - Everybody Knows So-Urban.com. Retrieved 21 March 2009.
  2. ^ Video Premiere: John Legend's Everybody Knows Ace Showbiz. Retrieved 23 January 2009.
  3. ^ Everybody Knows: John Legend: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved 21 March 2009.
  4. ^ http://www.radio538.nl/web/show/id=44685/chartid=7380
  5. ^ Billboard.com - Artist Chart History - John Legend Billboard.com. Retrieved 24 January 2009.

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