Beloved crooner John Legend is winning raves for his new music video for "You and I (Nobody In the World), and not just because of its vocal and directorial stylings.
Four minutes of pure female empowerment, Legend's latest effort celebrates all kinds of natural beauty and will likely bring a tear to your eye. Grab the tissues:
Among the famous faces appearing in the video are Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox, Tatyana Ali and, of course, John's wife Chrissy Teigen.
Teaming up with director Mishka Kornai, the Grammy-winner captures close-ups of diverse women from every age, ethnicity, shape and size.
Looking into the camera through a one-way mirror, and thus looking at the viewer while looking at themselves, more moments stand out than we can count.
From a pregnant baby bump to baldness from chemotherapy, Down Syndrome, the results of a mastectomy and more, female bodies of all kinds are honored.
Legend said the video is part of a platform to raise awareness and increase engagement in the #OperationGirl Charity Challenge. He said via press release:
"We live in a world where egregious injustices occur regularly against girls and women. We have a responsibility to take action and disrupt the conditions that allow for such tragedies."
"Through #OperationGirl we hope to amplify the voices and impact of the many organizations doing great work on behalf of girls and women."
The campaign will bring together the best organizations in the world focused on empowering, educating and protecting the rights of women and girls.
Launched by the singer, RYOT and the Burkle Global Initiative, The Challenge is a concerted response to the violence, oppression and inequality women and girls suffer.