Stevie Wonder has had the unfortunate honor of perfoming at two funerals recently. He performed at Etta James' funeral and today gave a touching speech and sang at the "home going" for Whitney Houston.He talked about how much the world loved Whitney, and how that wouldn't stop. Wonder also said he had "a little crush" on Whitney and was happy they were able to create a song together. He then sang his song "Ribbon in the Sky" at the piano while wearing somber black. He sang then the choir...Read Full Story
Stevie Wonder barely made it through his performance on a TV tribute to Michael Jackson before he got really emotional, and cried about his late friend. The legendary singer was performing the pop legend’s track "The Way You Make Me Feel" when he broke down with his head in his hands. Stevie, a close friend of Michael, who passed away in June, did, however, manage to finish his performance alongside soul singer John Legend, and was given a standing ovation from the audience at the Rock...Read Full Story
Maybe I'll be a part of creating some more of those babies. -Stevie Wonder to Barack Obama upon being honored with the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song The Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song was signed, sealed, and delivered to Stevie Wonder Wednesday night, and it was a love fest all around. President Barack Obama and wife Michelle both talked about how much they just love love love Stevie Wonder and how they wouldn't be together without his music...Read Full Story
Since his debut as a child prodigy in 1962, Stevie Wonder has recorded dozens of albums and has earned several Grammy Awards.