Stevie Wonder

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Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

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Stevland Hardaway Morris, (Stevie Wonde)r was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan. His music career started when signed with Motown Tamla Records at age 11. Stevie is blind, which makes him an even more unique and talented artist. He has not had the ability to seal since shortly after his birth. Stevie has recorded over 30 tip ten hits in the United States.Stevie sings soul, R&B, funk and jazz music. A large number of musicians, including Beyonce, Wale and Tupac have been wildly influenced by Stevie Wonder. And in return, Stevie felt inspired by Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Johnny Ace and more. He is interested in all other talented, blind artists. Stevie Wonder was also respected very much. He was one of the original Mowtown Artists. People love Stevie's happy personality and influential ways. Stevie Wonder could play the piano, even though he could not see and his songs all had a certain, desirable sound. Stevie Wonder was known for being activist for political causes. In 2009, he was named a United Nations Messenger Of Peace. Many people believe that Songs In The Key Of Life is a very influential song.

Stevie Wonder was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 and has received 25 Grammy Awards.


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