US election: John Legend celebrates Joe Biden leading in Georgia

US election: John Legend celebrates Joe Biden leading in Georgia

- John Legend took to social media to celebrate Joe Biden leading in Georgia

- John became excited when Biden pulled ahead of President Donald Trump early on Friday morning

- John took to Twitter and shared a video of himself singing his rendition of Georgia on my Mind

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John Legend has taken to social media to celebrate Joe Biden's lead in Georgia. The former vice president pulled ahead of President Donald Trump early on Friday morning, 6 November. Georgia is the key battleground state in the ongoing US presidential election. 99% of votes had been counted in Georgia at the time of going to publication.

John took to Twitter and shared a video of himself singing a rendition of Georgia on my Mind minutes after Biden pulled ahead of Trump. The song became popular worldwide after Ray Charles did his own cover of it in the 60s.

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The multi-award-winning singer ended his two-minute video with the words, "I love you, Georgia."

The clip has been viewed over 2 million times since John posted it. Check out some of the comments from the musician's fans who have reacted to it below:

@ajcarrington5 wrote:

"I am Canadian, but I feel he was singing that to me! The world has a huge stake in your election, and most of us are lovingggggg it!"

@MomWithThreeEs said:

"My whole life I will remember the moment when, after staying up late for a full week... Georgia flipped and John legend sang for her and I sobbed... Thank you."

@Jd7Shaz said:

"I'm in Australia and haven't ever been this invested in an election!! (even our own) I've been watching, hoping & praying for Georgia to turn blue!! So exciting!!!"

@American4Love commented:

"I did not think that this moment could get anymore historic until I found John Legend singing 'Georgia' in celebration of Georgia, John Lewis Home State, turning Blue!"
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@AudraMichell added:

"I will be singing this all day and thinking of America!!!"
US election: John Legend celebrates Joe Biden leading in Georgia

John Legend took to Twitter to celebrate Joe Biden leading in Georgia. Image: @johnlegend/Instagram
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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Kim Kardashian-West appears to have snubbed her husband Kanye West and voted for Joe Biden in the ongoing US presidential election. Kanye had entered the presidential race as an independent candidate. The reality TV star seemingly endorsed the former vice president when she retweeted Biden's running mate, Kamala Harris.

In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that Kanye West has conceded defeat in the ongoing US presidential election. The rapper had entered the presidential race as an independent candidate. The election has become a two-way race between President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden.

The superstar took to Twitter on Wednesday, 4 November to share that he is now eyeing the 2024 election. The disappointed Kanye shared a pic of himself walking past the 2020 election results map. He captioned his post: "WELP KANYE 2024."

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Kanye had earlier told his fans on the micro-blogging app that he voted for the first time in his life during the 2020 election. He shared that he voted for himself.

"God is so good. Today I am voting for the first time in my life for the President of the United States, and it's for someone I truly trust... Me."

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