July 11, 2014 11:57 AM EDT

Nine-time Grammy Award winner John Legend just unofficially defeated former “Rent” actor Taye Diggs in a sultry sing-off to see who could record the sexiest voicemail message.

The “All of Me” singer soulfully implored his future callers to leave him a message Thursday night on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live, promising the audience in his iconic falsetto that he would eventually call them back.

Diggs, presumably unable to match Legend’s heartfelt effort, jokingly crooned a few off-key notes before conceding defeat to Legend, who can now add “Best Voicemail Recording Artist” to his already impressive list of accolades.

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