“I just remember his friendship, his kindness,” Wonder told the crowd at LA’s Nokia Theatre last night (November 18). “And I remember his love for music, his love for people.”
This Sunday’s live show will mark the event’s 40th anniversary and will showcase a tribute to Dick Clark by soul legend Stevie Wonder.
“The extreme right that feels everything they say are right and that God means it to be this way and that this is the way it is, are no different than the Taliban.” – Stevie Wonder
In celebration of the 67th anniversary of the UN’s founding, Wonder and famous pals including Sting and Paul Simon will perform this Wednesday.
Everybody knows you don’t pick on a blind man…
A man posing as Stevie Wonder’s nephew and his accomplice have been charged with attempted extortion of the R&B superstar this week, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Forty years ago this October, Stevie Wonder released one of his most classic albums to date, “Talking Book,” which featured No. 1 hits like “Superstition” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.” Now raspy-voiced R&B singer Macy Gray is releasing her own take on it
The bill features a number of husband wife combos: Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Tina Fey and her husband (and “30 Rock” music composer) Jeff Richmond, Sting and Trudie Styler, Amy Grant and Vince Gill and James and Caroline Taylor. Stevie Wonder is on the bill with his daughter Aisha Morris, and Steve Martin is going “stag,” appearing on the lineup solo.
Ring in 2013 with Anthony Keidis and the crew on the Las Vegas Strip. The good times won’t come cheap, though…
The takeaway from a recent career-spanning interview with Stevie Wonder in The Guardian has been anti-gay comments he made in regards to R&B newcomer Frank Ocean, whose music has drawn a number of comparisons to Wonder’s. Now Wonder has clarified and apologized for those comments.