Stevland Hardaway Morris, aka Stevie Wonder, got his start playing for Motown Records in 1961. Today, he boasts a back catalog of some of the most iconic and original soul music in the world. Though Stevie Wonder started singing more than 50 years ago, the lyrics of “Living For The City” are just as relevant today.
Steveland “Stevie Wonder” Morris is an indisputable icon of American music, but in many ways is best understood as a part of a separate tradition — that of the musical prodigy. Like Mozart, Mendelssohn, Earl Scruggs, and Alex Chilton before him, Wonder composed and performed songs as a young child that inextricably transformed the contemporary […]
Psst, hey kids… you wanna buy some “Bing”? via Mythbusters Test the Pullout Method via My sister legitimately tried to paint a picture of Stevie Wonder for my dad on his birthday. via After the announcement. via Bert’s last excuse was gone… via My wife insisted on getting a photo of me playing with our […]
The First Lady will be joined by the likes of Michael Phelps, Stevie Wonder and Eva Longoria. [ more › ]
Having performed at the White House in the past, James Taylor was prepared to deal with reporters and cameramen as his car service pulled up to the building's security gate on Saturday, June 13th. Instead, it was all quiet. "I thought there was going to be a lot of press...
Stevie Wonder, Avril Lavigne, Cody Simpson among performers to open Special Olympics.
Saturday night, the Obama’s hosted a star-studded private party. Prince and Stevie Wonder were invited to perform. It seems the Obama’s were trying to keep news of this party quiet,
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On their sixth LP, Hot Chip look back toward their disco, soul and funk rootstocks. The clavinet on "Started Right" is straight-up Seventies Stevie Wonder, dressed in disco strings; "Love Is the Future" crosses Minneapolis funk with Motor City techno and an old-school verse from De La Soul's Posdnuos. This...
MAN OF THE PEOPLE: White House defends private Prince party. The White House on Monday defended a private concert over the weekend featuring Prince and Stevie Wonder, saying the Obamas paid for it themselves. Around 500 people attended the event, which was not disclosed on the president’s public schedule. Press secretary Josh Earnest confirmed the […]
The Leader of the Free World hosts two of music's greatest live performers.
On Saturday, President Obama and his wife, Michelle, invited about 500 guests to a private party where Prince and Stevie Wonder entertained guests for two hours of dancing, the New York Times reports. “While the party had been rumored for [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prince performed some of his greatest hits at a weekend White House party for President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle. But although guests put details on social media, White House spokesman Josh Earnest is refusing to confirm the "Purple Rain" singer's attendance. Earnest says he has no details about the private event. Show More Summary
Now this is a concert we would love to see with our own eyes. Prince and Stevie Wonder performed together at a private VIP show at the White House for President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading…
Ciara and Russell Wilson make a super hot couple while attending a private concert at the White House on Saturday night (June 13) in Washington, D.C. “Dancing at The @WhiteHouse to Prince & Stevie Wonder w/ my lady @Ciara. Thanks Mr. President & First Lady! #IsntSheLovely #Blessed,” the 26-year-old quarterback wrote on his Instagram account. [...]
White House skimp on details about 'best house party ever'
British producer Mark Ronson’s new album Uptown Special is packed with collaborations, from the legendary Stevie Wonder to the bug-eyed flow of New Orleans rapper Mystikal. And obviously, “Uptown Funk” would not be half of the success it is without Bruno Mars. But there was one person who didn’t want to work with Ronson on […]
Jim Fleeting, a participant in Sol's Local Heroes Campaign, encourages customers to 'test drive' their product throughout manufacturing
Tammi Terrell and Brenda Holloway, despite the official narrative, were arguably the most beautiful and gifted vocalists on the Motown label in the mid-1960s. Terrell's solo work was overshadowed by her popular pairing with Marvin Gaye. Show More Summary
Hunter Hayes will be the first to tell you that he has been lucky enough to get to meet and play with some of his musical influences, including Stevie Wonder and Garth Brooks. Now he can add Elton John to the list. Hayes, who covered the title track of John’s classic album...