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‘Hey Google, Talk Like Johnny Legend’

Google Assistant_ Now featuring the voice of John Legend 0-23 screenshotGoogle is rolling John Legend’s silky voice as a cameo on Google Assistant, available for a limited time in the U.S. Want to experience it yourself?

Just say, “Hey Google, talk like a Legend," and you’ll hear Legend's voice for select content when you ask Assistant for jokes or for answers to questions like “What’s the temperature outside?” or “Why is the sky blue?”

You’ll also hear John’s voice when you ask about his personality and affinity for music with questions like:

  • "Are you John Legend?"
  • “What’s your favorite type of music?”
  • “Who is Chrissy Teigen?”
  • “Tell me a joke.”

Users can also go to “Assistant voice” in Assistant Settings to switch to John’s melodic voice.

Legend’s voice is available as a cameo on all devices that have the Google Assistant, including Google Home speakers and Smart Displays, and on mobile for Android and iOS.

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