74 Facts About Stevie Wonder

1. Stevie Wonder is an internationally renowned singer, song writer and musician.

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2. Stevie Wonder was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 and received a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement in 2005.

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3. In 1971, at age 21, Stevie Wonder took some of his Motown earnings and started Black Bull Music, a music publishing company that would give him more creative freedom than he had with Motown.

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4. In 1970 Stevie Wonder married Syreeta Wright, a Motown employee and aspiring singer.

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5. Stevie Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11 and has continued to perform and record for Motown as of the early 2010s.

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6. Stevie Wonder has married twice and has 7 kids from preceding and present relationship.

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7. Stevie Wonder were married from 1970 to 1972 and did not have any children together.

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8. Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Judkins in Saginaw, Michigan and continues to perform.

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9. Stevie Wonder has touched the hearts of millions through his music and his philanthropic generosity.

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10. Stevie Wonder recently in 2011 can be heard playing harmonica on Drake Graham's album Take Care.

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11. Stevie Wonder talked at several press conferences about Obama and why America should vote for him.

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12. In 2000 Stevie Wonder contributed to two sound track songs for Spike Lee's film Bamboozled.

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13. Stevie Wonder continued releasing new material throughout the 90s such as Natural Wonder, and Conversation Piece.

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14. In 1991, Stevie Wonder recorded a soundtrack album for Spike Lee in his new movie, Jungle Fever.

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15. In 1987 Stevie Wonder made a duet with Michael Jackson on his Bad album with the single, Just Good Friends.

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16. In 1986, Stevie Wonder made a guest appearance on the hit-show The Cosby Show.

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17. In 1980, Stevie Wonder released the album called Hotter Than July.

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18. Stevie Wonder wrote the song,Let's Get Serious for Jermaine Jackson who left The Jacksons and was starting his own solo career.

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19. Stevie Wonder toured with The Rolling Stones in 1972 which contributed to his album's success.

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20. In 1970 Stevie Wonder left MoTown and recorded two independent albums by himself.

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21. Stevie Wonder dropped "Little" from this stage name as his voice started to change and he could no longer sing songs which Clarence Paul had written for him, as they were all written in a higher pitched note.

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22. Stevie Wonder was then referred to as the child prodigy.

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23. Stevie Wonder became the first singer to have a number one album and single simultaneously.

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24. In 1989 Stevie Wonder was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he continued to produce new albums and give concerts worldwide.

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25. Stevie Wonder regained solid artistic footing with Jungle Fever, a soundtrack album for a film by director Spike Lee about interracial dating.

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26. In 1992, Stevie Wonder signed a unique lifetime pact with Motown.

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27. In 1979, Stevie Wonder released Journey through the Secret Life of Plants, the theme of which many listeners found eccentric.

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28. Stevie Wonder is one of the most cherished rhythm-and-blues singers and songwriters of his generation.

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29. In 2006 Stevie Wonder performed at the Super Bowl XL pre-game, including a duet of the "Star Spangled Banner" with Aretha Franklin.

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30. Stevie Wonder met with the contestants, offered advice, and sang "My Love Is on Fire" live on the program.

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31. Stevie Wonder proved the validity of these observations during his 1995 concert tour.

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32. In 2005 Stevie Wonder received a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement.

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33. Stevie Wonder has released two new albums, When the World Began and Ten Billion Hearts, in 2014.

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34. Stevie Wonder performed in Marrakesh on June 28, 2013, for an international treaty providing blind and visually impaired individuals worldwide with more access to books.

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35. Stevie Wonder was born on the 13th of May in 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan.

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36. On June 25, 2011, Stevie Wonder performed at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

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37. In 2005 Stevie Wonder released his first album in ten years, A Time to Love.

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38. Stevie Wonder won another four Grammys for the album that year.

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39. Stevie Wonder became one of the most successful and well-known artists on the Motown label.

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40. Stevie Wonder was slammed in the forehead by the truck bed and knocked unconscious.

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41. In 1952, when Stevie Wonder was just two years old, his mother brought him to faith healer Oral Roberts in the hope of curing him.

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42. Stevie Wonder has two sons with Kai Millard: Kailand and Mandla.

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43. Stevie Wonder had a daughter, Sophia, and son, Kwame, with a woman whose name has not been publicized.

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44. Stevie Wonder had his first child, Aisha, with Yolanda Simmons in 1975.

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45. In 1971, Stevie Wonder negotiated a new contract with Motown that gave him almost total control over his records and greatly increased his royalty rate.

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46. Stevie Wonder was just 11 years old when he was discovered by Ronnie White of the Motown band The Miracles.

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47. Stevie Wonder acknowledged climate change and the importance of taking care of our planet.

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48. On Tuesday, Stevie Wonder announced that he plans to support victims, firefighters, and first responders through.

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49. Stevie Wonder was there for Sendero Group, a manufacturer of personal navigation systems for the visually impaired.

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50. Stevie Wonder performs live at the "House Full of Toys 22nd Annual Benefit Concert" press conference on Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018, in Los Angeles.

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51. Stevie Wonder said his foundation House Full of Hope along with the Entertainment Industry Foundation will help raise money for those affected by the wildfire.

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52. Stevie Wonder has announced plans to raise money for those affected by the wildfires in California through his annual benefit concert.

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53. Stevie Wonder spoke on the importance of taking care of the planet.

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54. Stevie Wonder said his foundation House Full of Hope, along with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, will help raise money for those affected by the wildfires.

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55. Stevie Wonder wants to raise money through his benefit concert for California fire victims impacted by the catastrophic wildfires.

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56. Stevie Wonder has announced plans to raise money for the victims of the California wildfires through his annual benefit concert.

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57. Stevie Wonder fans including Martin Freeman and Trevor Nelson celebrate the man and his music by selecting their favourite songs and performances from his scores of hits.

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58. Stevie Wonder has won 25 Grammy Awards: as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996.

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59. Stevie Wonder was introduced to Transcendental Meditation through his marriage to Syreeta Wright.

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60. Stevie Wonder has two sons with second wife Kai Millard Morris; the elder is named Kailand and he occasionally performs as a drummer on stage with his father.

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61. Stevie Wonder plays the piano, synthesizer, harmonica, congas, drums, bongos, organ, melodica and Clavinet.

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62. Stevie Wonder appeared on singer Celine Dion's studio album Loved Me Back to Life performing a cover of his 1985 song "Overjoyed".

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63. In 2006, Stevie Wonder staged a duet with Andrea Bocelli on the latter's album Amore, offering harmonica and additional vocals on "Canzoni Stonate".

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64. In June 2006, Stevie Wonder made a guest appearance on Busta Rhymes' album The Big Bang, on the track "Been through the Storm".

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65. In 2000, Stevie Wonder contributed two new songs to the soundtrack for Spike Lee's Bamboozled album.

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66. Stevie Wonder was keeping the door open for a collaboration with Tony Bennett and Quincy Jones concerning a rumored jazz album.

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67. In December 1999, Stevie Wonder announced that he was interested in pursuing an intraocular retinal prosthesis to partially restore his sight.

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68. Stevie Wonder accepted the award in the name of Nelson Mandela and was banned from all South African radio by the Government of South Africa.

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69. Stevie Wonder toured briefly in support of the album, and used a Fairlight CMI sampler on stage.

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70. Stevie Wonder had become the most influential and acclaimed black musician of the early 1970s.

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71. In September 1970, at the age of 20, Stevie Wonder married Syreeta Wright, a songwriter and former Motown secretary.

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72. Stevie Wonder was put in the care of producer and songwriter Clarence Paul, and for a year they worked together on two albums.

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73. Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Judkins in Saginaw, Michigan, on May 13, 1950, the third of six children born to Calvin Judkins and songwriter Lula Mae Hardaway.

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74. Stevie Wonder signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11, and he continued performing and recording for Motown into the 2010s.

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