Robert Glasper released the wonderful collection of reimagined Miles Davis tunes Everything’s Beautiful a little less than a month ago. It had a host of notable features from Bilal, Illa J, KING, Stevie Wonder, Hiatus Kaiyote, and many others. One of the standout tracks was the third single “Maiysha (So Long)” featuring Erykah Badu, and […]
At Wednesday night’s PRE, the annual kickoff to the BET Awards, host and BET chairman/CEO Debra Lee teased that the June 26 awards show will be a can’t-miss affair. “Trust me,” she said to invitees from the rooftop of the London Hotel in West Hollywood. Show More Summary
The list of artists preparing to pay tribute to Prince at the Sunday BET Awards just received a high-wattage jolt. Stevie Wonder will join The Roots, Sheila E. and Janelle Monae and pay homage to the...
From Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, to blind youth musicians in Los Angeles County, David Pinto fosters a love for music in those without sight.
Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, and Elton John: "That's What Friends Are For"
Very few artists in rock history have seen more of their songs covered than Bob Dylan. It began in 1963 when "Blowin' In The Wind" became a standard song recorded by everyone from Peter, Paul and Mary to Sam Cooke and Stevie Wonder. During the next few years the Byrds,...
Last month, as Madonna and Stevie Wonder paid tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards, BET pulled no punches in their assessment: “Yeah, we saw that. Don't worry. We Got You,” they wrote in a since-deleted tweet, with an accompanying video teasing a BET Awards tribute. Show More Summary
Music legend Stevie Wonder has a disturbing family secret. RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the singer’s allegedly abusive father once forced his mother into prostitution. Wonder, who grew up… READ ON
The best thing about going to my barbershop as a little kid in the mid-1970s was the Muhammad Ali pinball machine. Black Power had faded, to be replaced by Afro-Sheen. This was the period when Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Isaac Hayes and Earth, Wind and Fire were pushing the boundaries of spirit, social […]
From Madonna To Stevie Wonder, This Mix Will Make Your Day.
Beyoncé's “Lemonade” has Stevie Wonder's stamp of approval. In a new interview with Billboard, the legendary musician shared his admiration for Bey’s growth as an artist and his thoughts on her critically acclaimed album. "There's so many talented people out there. Show More Summary
Featuring Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, and many more.
It's the first official weekend of summer and the celebrity parties are heating up.Naomi Campbell's birthday party was everything you'd hope it would be — down to the white fur stole and tubs of caviar. Rihanna and Stevie Wonder shared a moment at the Billboard Music Awards, as did Keke ... More »
"Didn't it rain, children/didn't it rain" -- Mahalia Jackson The storm that swamped last month's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival forced cancellations by Stevie Wonder, Beck and other luminaries. But Grammy-winning producer, A&R...Show More Summary
Madonna got a ton of crap this week for her tribute to Prince during Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. The Queen of Pop belted out the late singer’s song “Nothing Compares 2 U” before being joined onstage by Stevie Wonder for a joint rendition of “Purple Rain.” But many Prince fans didn’t appreciate the musical homage. And some were downright offended. [...]
Last night, Madonna paid tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. She sang "Nothing Compares 2 U" before being joined by Stevie Wonder for "Purple Rain." The performance was received with some criticism, prompting Questlove to tweet a defense of Madonna. Show More Summary
The top names in music and pop culture came together for a night of chart-topping craziness Sunday at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Without question, Britney Spears was the star of the night. Madonna and Stevie Wonder Honor Prince...Show More Summary
Even if you're not her biggest fan, this is kind of harsh… As you're probably aware, Madonna closed out the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night with a touching tribute to Prince. Queen Madge was joined onstage by Stevie Wonder to perform Nothing Compares 2 U and Purple Rain, and while the covers were quite beautiful, it [...]
Prince was famously not a fan of covers of his own work. But after Madonnaand Stevie Wonder's widely pilloried tribute performance at the Billboard Music Awards, it may be time to reassess what it means to "pay tribute" to a dead artist (particularly at televised awards shows) and whether or not...