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John Legend Sings 'Wake Up Everybody' to Voters in Ohio (Video)

"We gotta have folks all throughout Washington who are looking out for our interests," Legend said.

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John Legend made an appearance at early voting lines in Ohio on Sunday and led a group of voters in song. The musician tweeted that he was in Cleveland to contribute to President Obama's get out the vote effort in the critical battleground state. 

He was featured in a video produced by the Democratic party in which he's seen leading a group of voters singing to "Wake Up Everybody."

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"Our mission is to make sure we re-elect President Obama, we re-elect Sherrod Brown back to the Senate, we gotta have folks all throughout Washington who are looking out for our interests," he said in the clip.

He then began singing a few lines from the Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes song, which was recorded as a cover with Legend and The Roots in 2010. 

"Had a beautiful time in Cleveland today. So many people voting today! The lines were huge. They need to open up more early vote sites!" Legend wrote on Twitter on Sunday. 

Watch the video below: