John Legend's Singing in 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live' Amazes Viewers

Marsha Scott
April 3, 2018

Filmed in NY at the Marcy Avenue Armory in Brooklyn, the legendary rock star played King Herod in the adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's hit musical, earning praise from critics and social media for his rendition of "Herod's Song", an ebullient number that mocks the power of Jesus Christ.

And on Easter Sunday the Queen of Twitter really brought her game up to a holy level while critiquing NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar Live". It averaged a 6.0 overnight rating among Nielsen's metered market households, putting it in an advantageous position for total audience.

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Teigen's first official tweet about the show was a very appropriate, "HE HAS RISEN aaaaahahahahhahahahahahahahahh". "That was a mistake".

The broadcast featured a critically acclaimed cast including multiple-award-winner John Legend as Jesus Christ, rock legend Alice Cooper in the role of Herod and acclaimed songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Broadway World reported. She later tweeted, "THE V'S". Chrissy Teigen, the other half of America's most ideal celebrity couple, was understandably excited for her husband. "She makes singing seem so easy". Watch as the Godfather of Shock Rock lays on the charism during "King Herod's Song". "He won't say it but I know he was nervous for that song".

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