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Not Fade Away: Stevie Wonder Comnines ‘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.

08/04/2013

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Ted Nugent Lashes Out At ‘Brain-Dead’ Stevie Wonder For Florida Boycott Over Trayvon Martin Verdict

Reverberations from George Zimmerman’s acquittal in a Florida courtroom for the slaying of Trayvon Martin continue to be felt around the nation. Rapper Jay Z recently admitted during an interview that he didn’t sleep for two days […]

07/26/2013

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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

Stevie Wonder discussed a couple of upcoming albums on Saturday night (June 22), as mingled with fellow musicians at the Hollywood Bowl Opening Night Gala Saturday (June 22), where he inducted pal John Legend into […]

06/26/2013

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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 […]

04/16/2013

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Musicians And Celebrities Party For Chaka Khan’s 60th Birthday

R&B icon Chaka Khan celebrated her 60th birthday on Thursday (March 21) surrounded by friends, family and, of course, some legends from the music business. Anita Barker and Natalie Cole were a few of the […]

03/25/2013

Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

When it comes to GRAMMY-winning songs from years past, what are your favorite? We asked that very question to some of today’s biggest and brightest musicians, and got some fantastic GRAMMY winner playlists in return. Blake Shelton […]

01/22/2013

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Obama Makes An Inaugural Mixtape: Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Beyonce And More…

As President Obama prepares for his second inauguration on Monday (January 21), he dropped the Presidential Inauguration playlist on Spotify. The list of songs cuts across demographic divides, including rock, soul and R&B. A few […]

01/18/2013

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Blake Shelton: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

With the GRAMMY Awards only weeks away, we asked some of our favorite artists to make playlists of their favorite GRAMMY-winning songs from years past. Country star, Voice coach, and social media funnyguy Blake Shelton created a list that does a […]

01/14/2013

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