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Not Fade Away: Stevie Wonder Combines Matters Of The Heart And The World On ‘Innervisions’

Pretty much everything you love about Stevie Wonder is here: romantic songs and social commentary; soaring ballads and badass funk. It features Stevie as a one-man band and also shows him collaborating with others (including backing singer Lani Groves, bassist Willie Weeks, and guitarist Dean Parks). He croons sweetly, and he belts it out with righteous fury. He gets experimental with the then-new ARP synthesizer, but also he also plays beautiful piano. And let’s not forget his relentlessly funky drumming.

08/06/2013

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Stevie Wonder Refuses To Play In Florida After Trayvon Martin Ruling

At a concert in Quebec City on Sunday (July 14), Wonder announced that he would no longer be performing in Florida until the controversial Stand Your Ground Law, which says a person may justifiably use force in self-defense if there is reasonable belief that they are being threatened, was “abolished.”

07/16/2013

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Alicia Keys, John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon To Headline Global Citizen Festival

“These four headlining artists are willing to play for free because they believe this generation wants to see the end of extreme poverty,” said Hugh Evans, cofounder and CEO of Global Poverty Project.

07/11/2013

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Stevie Wonder Talks Upcoming Symphonic, Gospel Albums

“’Gospel Inspired By Lula’, [is] a gospel album I’m doing in tribute to my mother. I promised her I would do it. She always wanted me to do it before she passed away,” he said.

06/26/2013

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‘Glee’ Music Preview: Life Is Stevie Wonder-ful

This week’s episode of Glee is a tribute to Stevie Wonder with the whole New Directions gang putting their own spin on some of the singer’s greatest hits.   Kurt is hanging around Lima and might […]

05/01/2013

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Jennifer Hudson, Bono & Stevie Wonder Join Star-Studded 80th Birthday Tribute To Quincy Jones

For over five decades, legendary music producer Quincy Jones has lent his talents to some of the most notable songs and albums in history. To recognize his 80th birthday, Jones was honored by many of […]

04/15/2013

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Josh Groban Has A Message For That Special Someone In New Video

Josh Groban is on a journey to find the love of his life in his new video for “I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)” off his latest album, All That Echoes. On […]

04/09/2013

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Celine Dion’s New Album Features Stevie Wonder, Ne-Yo, Adele Producers

Celine Dion’s first English language album in six years won’t be out until the fall, but she’s already given away a few surprises. Dion was originally supposed to release her new album, Water And A Flame, last year, but […]

03/14/2013

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Michael Bolton’s New Album, More Than Motown Covers

Michael Bolton’s latest album, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Tribute to Hitsville, features songs by Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder. But don’t call it a covers album. “When people say well, ‘Why do a cover?’” Bolton told Radio.com, shaking his […]

02/26/2013

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Alicia Keys And Stevie Wonder: Next Stop, Super Bowl

Alicia Keys is getting fans ready for some football at this year’s Super Bowl. The singer has confirmed she’ll be singing the National Anthem before the game on February 3. But don’t plan to hear […]

01/22/2013

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