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Fascinating Fact 4348

22nd November 2007

Hollywood veteran JOAN COLLINS wore a 16-year-old outfit to watch STEVIE WONDER's first performance in Britain for two years at London department store Selfridge's.

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The Things They Say 6217

20th November 2007

"New York, just like I pictured it." STEVIE WONDER jokes ahead of his concert at New York's Madison Square Garden on Saturday (17Nov07).

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Stevie Wonder Wows New York With Show Of Tributes + Stars

19th November 2007

STEVIE WONDER stunned fans in New York on Saturday night (17Nov07) with a series of touching tributes and big star guests. The soul star kicked off his show at Madison Square Garden with a silent...

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Fascinating Fact 4133

19th October 2007

Eighties hit WE BUILT THIS CITY by STARSHIP has been voted the worst song of all time by U.S. magazine Blender. ACHY BREAKY HEART by BILLY RAY CYRUS was second, while SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and...

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Wonder Goes World For New Album

15th September 2007

STEVIE WONDER is planning to give his new album a global feel by using rare instruments and world musicians. The soul star has started recording tracks for The Gospel Inspired by Lula and plans to...

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Wonder Dedicates New Album To His Late Mum

13th September 2007

Soul legend STEVIE WONDER is to dedicate his new album to his late mother, who inspired the singer/songwriter to go back out on the road. Wonder opened his first tour in more than a decade...

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Fascinating Fact 3908

10th September 2007

Talk show host OPRAH WINFREY enlisted the help of pal STEVIE WONDER at a gala fundraiser for presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA on Saturday (08Sep07). Wonder performed his biggest hits to the guests....

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Wonder Wowed At Racing Car Debut

3rd September 2007

STEVIE WONDER took time out of his first U.S. tour in over a decade to make his six-year-old son's car racing dreams come true on Sunday (02Sep07). Little Kailand turned six last week (ends31Aug07) and...

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Fans Should Thank Wonder's Late Mum For Concerts

27th August 2007

Soul legend STEVIE WONDER's first concert tour in more than a decade was inspired by his late mother's final words. The blind singer hit the stage in San Diego, California on Thursday night (23Aug07) for...

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Bennett + Wonder To Team Up For Duets Album

14th August 2007

Legendary musicians TONY BENNETT and STEVIE WONDER are teaming up to record an entire album together, following the success of their recent Grammy Award-winning duet For Once In My Life. The pair are planning to...

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Wonder To Tour For The First Time In Over A Decade

3rd August 2007

Soul superstar STEVIE WONDER is set to embark on his first U.S. tour of the century after announcing a 13-city trek, which begins at the end on August (07). The A Wonder Summer's Night tour...

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Wonder To Go On Tour?

2nd August 2007

Veteran crooner STEVIE WONDER is set to hit the road for his first tour in over two decades, according to reports. The blind Superstition star, 57, last went on a major tour in 1986, but...

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Stars Unite For Luther King Jr Memorial Benefit Gig

21st June 2007

STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN, CARLOS SANTANA and BEN AFFLECK are joining forces at a benefit concert to raise funds for a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C. The Radio City Music Hall gig...

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Ray J In The Running To Play Otis + Stevie

12th June 2007

WHITNEY HOUSTON's toyboy lover RAY J is a frontrunner to play both STEVIE WONDER and OTIS REDDING in two upcoming biopics. The R+B star/actor, the brother of singer Brandy Norwood, has revealed he's looking at...

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Wonder's Lost Duet With Ella To Feature On Tribute Album

7th May 2007

A lost duet between STEVIE WONDER and ELLA FITZGERALD is to feature on a new album tribute to the jazz great. Soul man Wonder recorded a version of his You Are the Sunshine of My...

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Wonder Pays Thousands For His Own Award

9th April 2007

Legendary soul singer STEVIE WONDER has paid $29,250 (GBP15,000) for a Grammy Award he won in 1974 after the stolen statue was placed for sale on the auction website eBay. The Best Album accolade, which...

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Bailey Rae Lives The Simple Life

5th April 2007

Soul star CORINNE BAILEY RAE is glad her singing career hasn't made her rich - because it would ruin her songwriting talents. The British singer may be Grammy-nominated and hailed as a talent by STEVIE...

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Cruise Thanks His Women

28th March 2007

Hollywood star TOM CRUISE paid a gushing tribute to his wife KATIE HOLMES at a charity event in Los Angeles last week (22MAR07). The TOP GUN star was honoured for his achievement in "working for...

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Wonder Sued For Unfair Dismissal

15th March 2007

Soul star STEVIE WONDER has been named in a new unfair dismissal lawsuit after a former employee claims he was fired for questioning an alleged sexual harassment incident. REGINALD THOMAS claims he was sacked from...

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Wonder Honoured With First Troubadour Award

13th March 2007

TONY BENNETT, WYCLEF JEAN and SMOKEY ROBINSON are among the stars who will salute STEVIE WONDER in song when the soul man is honoured with the inaugural American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)...

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Rockabilly Star Brooks Dies

28th February 2007

DONNIE BROOKS, a singer with rockabilly roots who sang the hit song MISSION BELL in 1960, has died. He was 71. Brooks died on Friday (23FEB07) of congestive heart failure in Panorama City, California. In...

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Dreamworks Apologises To Motown

22nd February 2007

Film studio DreamWorks has taken out a full page advertisement in the trade press to apologise for any hurt caused by the film Dreamgirls.The film, which has garnered Oscar nominations for actor Eddie Murphy and...

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Wonder Fights Back Grammy Tears As He Remembers His Mother

12th February 2007

STEVIE WONDER fought back tears as he accepted the Grammy Awards telecast's first award at the Staples Center in Los Angeles yesterday (11FEB07) - as he remembered his late mother. The soul superstar claimed the...

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Dixie Chicks Stun The Grammy Awards With Big Five

12th February 2007

The DIXIE CHICKS stunned America at the Grammy Awards last night (11FEB07) by claiming five big prizes, including Album of The Year, Record of The Year and Song of The Year. Just four years after...

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Wonder Fights Back Grammy Tears As He Remembers His Mother

12th February 2007

STEVIE WONDER fought back tears as he accepted the Grammy Awards telecast's first award at the Staples Center in Los Angeles yesterday (11FEB07) - as he remembered his late mother. The soul superstar claimed the...

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Dixie Chicks Stun The Grammy Awards With Big Five

12th February 2007

The DIXIE CHICKS stunned America at the Grammy Awards last night (11FEB07) by claiming five big prizes, including Album of The Year, Record of The Year and Song of The Year. Just four years after...

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Fascinating Fact 2806

7th February 2007

Punk icon PATTI SMITH's new covers album will include her version of STEVIE WONDER'S PASTIME PARADISE and TEARS FOR FEARS' EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD....

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Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

30th January 2007

The Police are to reform and play at next month's Grammy Awards, it has been confirmed.Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers will reunite for the 49th annual awards, the biggest in the US music calendar.Five-time...

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Motown Photographer Shows Off Soul Greats For The First Time

15th January 2007

Motown photographer JIM BRITT has unlocked his snapshot vault for the first time and will exhibit candid shots of SMOKEY ROBINSON, STEVIE WONDER and MARVIN GAYE for the first time next month (FEB07). Britt captured...

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Clarkson To Receive Top New Orleans Honour

9th January 2007

Two-time Emmy Award winner PATRICIA CLARKSON has been named the 2007 celebrity monarch for the Krewe Of Orpheus parade in New Orleans, Louisiana. A celebrity is chosen each year to lead the parade - founded...

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