Stevie Wonder to Produce Underground Railroad Miniseries

January 16, 2015

Suddenly, Stevie Wonder has become a hot commodity on primetime television. With CBS planning to air its Wonder tribute Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute on February 16th, NBC Entertainment president Robert Greenblatt...


Stevie Wonder Adds More 'Key of Life' Tour Dates

January 15, 2015

Stevie Wonder has added 11 more dates to his blockbuster Songs in the Key of Life tour, on which he's been playing his legendary 1976 album in its entirety. The new leg will begin on St. Patrick's Day in Denver take him to big cities in the Midwest and...


Chris Martin, Willie Nelson Join Stevie Wonder Tribute

January 14, 2015

Coldplay's Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Willie Nelson, Usher and Janelle Monáe have all signed on to take part in Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute. The live concert will take place February 10th at...



Stevie Wonder Tribute to Air Week After Grammys

December 15, 2014

Stevie Wonder will be the focus of a televised tribute concert that will air one week after the Grammy Awards next year. Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute will feature what the Recording Academy has billed as "some...

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Garth Brooks, Stevie Wonder Perform at Moving ASCAP Gala

November 18, 2014

Last night, some of the most successful and iconic songwriters of the past half-century captivated an audience of about 800 with performances and speeches at the ASCAP Centennial Awards in New York City. Stevie Wonder discussed how songwriting can encourage...


See Elton John, Dave Grohl and More Sing 'God Only Knows'

October 7, 2014

The BBC assembled a "We Are the World"–style cast of globally famous musicians to sing the Beach Boys' "God Only Knows" with its 80-piece BBC Concert Orchestra for a spot promoting the network's newly launched BBC Music venture. The network has...


Stevie Wonder on Ferguson Mayor: He 'Has Blinders On'

September 11, 2014

More than a month after the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, Stevie Wonder had some critical words to share about the city's mayor. "I don't know if the mayor has blinders on, but to say that he didn't know that there was a racial...


Red Hot Chili Peppers on 25 Years of 'Mother's Milk'

August 14, 2014

For the Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1988 was the type of year that could destroy far more established bands. They had slowly built a cult audience with their first three records — their latest, 1987's The Uplift Mofo Party Plan, even cracking the bottom...


Billy Joel to Receive Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize

July 22, 2014

Billy Joel will receive the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which, each year, honors the career of one musician and their dedication to "promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing...


Beatles Honored with Historical Marker at JFK Airport

February 4, 2014

The Beatles will be honored with a historical marker this Friday at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, where the group landed 50 years ago for their first trip to the United States. The marker will be unveiled by the New York Port Authority...


See Daft Punk and Stevie Wonder's Funky Disco Smash-Up

January 26, 2014

For Daft Punk's return to the Grammy stage and the first-ever live performance of their smash "Get Lucky," the French electronic duo threw a massive funk-disco-soul party that featured Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder and Chic's Nile Rodgers. See the...


Lorde, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke Added to Grammys

January 7, 2014

Katy Perry, Lorde, Robin Thicke and Metallica will take the stage at this year's Grammy Awards, Billboard reports, joining an already stacked lineup that also includes Daft Punk, Pink, Kendrick Lamar, Merle Haggard and more. Lorde will make...


Stevie Wonder: 'I Heard Eric Garner Say, 'I Can't Breathe''

December 5, 2014

Stevie Wonder expressed dismay with the two grand juries that both controversially decided not to indict police officers in the separate deaths of unarmed citizens Eric Garner and Michael Brown. "Can you believe that within one month two grand juries...declined...

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Stevie Wonder Opens 'Key of Life' Tour With Emotional Show

November 7, 2014

Stevie Wonder kicked off a 12-date tour celebrating his 1976 landmark Songs in the Key of Life, revisiting the album with a small army of musicians at a sold-out Madison Square Garden last night. Songs in the Key of Life was the most ambitious R&B...


Stevie Wonder Surprises Jimmy Fallon for Host's Birthday

September 20, 2014

Jimmy Fallon turned 40 on Friday, and he celebrated the occasion in a suitable Tonight Show fashion with an all-star surprise bash. After announcing that the Tonight Show gang had joined together on a surprise birthday gift for him, Fallon drew back...


Stevie Wonder to Take 'Songs in the Key of Life' on the Road

September 10, 2014

Stevie Wonder will take his celebrated 1976 record Songs in the Key of Life on an 11-date arena tour this fall. It will take him across the country with dates running from New York City to Oakland, California between November 6th and December 5th. Tickets...


Arcade Fire Covers CCR's 'Hey Tonight'

July 31, 2014

Arcade Fire have added yet another cover to their growing repertoire, busting out Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Hey Tonight" during their Wednesday night show at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. Via Pitchfork, multi-instrumetnalist...


Pete Seeger Duets With Bruce Springsteen

January 28, 2014

Two days before President Obama's first inauguration in January of 2009, John Mellencamp, Garth Brooks, Stevie Wonder, Shakira, U2, Beyonce, Sheryl Crow and many others staged an all-star concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The penultimate performance...


Paul and Ringo Added to Grammys Lineup

January 14, 2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will each perform separately at the 2014 Grammy Awards, as the show's lineup continues to grow. Along with songs from the two former Beatles, country stars Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and newcomer Kacey Musgraves will also...