Stevie Wonder


Stevie Wonder Brief Biography

Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 13, 1950 as Stevland Hardaway Judkins), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer and songwriter. A child prodigy, he developed into one of the most creative and loved musical figures of the late 20th century. Blind since shortly after birth, Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of eleven and continues to perform and record for Motown as of the early 2010s.

Among Wonder's best known works are singles such as "Superstition", "Sir Duke", "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and "I Just Called to Say I Love You". Well known albums also include Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life. He has recorded more than thirty U.S. top ten hits and received twenty-two Grammy Awards, the most ever awarded to a male solo artist. Wonder is also noted for his work as an activist for political causes, including his 1980 campaign to make Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday a holiday in the United States. In 2009, Wonder was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace. In 2008, Billboard magazine released a list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists to celebrate the US singles chart's fiftieth anniversary, with Wonder at number five.

Stevie Wonder News

• Kelly Clarkson misdiagnosed with cancer before 2006 Grammy Awards: "I spent the whole day crying"
• Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty and Maroon 5 top list of New Orleans Jazz Fest performers
• Pharrell Williams and wife Helen Lasichanh welcome triplets
• Stevie Wonder surprises Michelle Obama on 'The Tonight Show'

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