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Stevie Wonder Closes Hangout Festival The Only Way He Knows How

By Joe Wilde | 20th May 2013

Stevie Wonder headlined the final day of the three day Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend, closing the event with a marvellous display that included covers and renditions of classic tracks of his...

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Daft Punk Think Auto-tune Ruins Music

18th May 2013

Daft Punk think Auto-Tune is ruining pop music.Though the duo - Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter - like experimenting with the vocal-tweaking software in a ''fun'' way, they think it is over-relied on to...

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Despite Stevie Wonder, Hip-hop Will Rule At Hangout Festival, Gulf Shores

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

The Hangout Musical Festival returns to Gulf Shores, Alabama, this weekend with a pretty varied line-up including Stevie Wonder, Kings of Leon and Tom Petty as well as a number of notable hip-hop acts. Though...

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Stevie Wonder And Alicia Keys Penned Court Letters Of Support For Lauryn Hill

9th May 2013

Soul icon Stevie Wonder and R&B singer Alicia Keys sent letters of support for Lauryn Hill to the judge overseeing her tax evasion case in a desperate bid to keep her out of jail.The former...

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Will.i.am: Daft Punk Sound Like Michael Jackson

22nd April 2013

will.i.am likes the new Daft Punk song because it reminds him of Michael Jackson. The 'This Is Love' hitmaker was one of the producers who worked with the late 'Bad' star shortly before his passing...

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The Things They Say: 3612921

18th April 2013

"His star power comes from the fact that he sounds like he's having fun." Stevie Wonder is a big fan of Justin Timberlake's music.

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Blake Shelton Sticks Up For Taylor Swift

7th April 2013

Taylor Swift's good pal Blake Shelton has warned his Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards co-host not to insult her on stage tonight (07.04.13).'The Voice' USA judge thinks his fellow presenter Luke Bryan should avoid...

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Elton John And Bernie Taupin Set For Songwriting Award

3rd April 2013

Elton John and Bernie Taupin are to receive the Songwriters Hall of Fame's highest award. The pianist and his long-time lyrical collaborator will be awarded the Johnny Mercer Award by the organisation in New York...

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Taylor Swift To Duet With Mcgraw

3rd April 2013

Taylor Swift is teaming up with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards.The '22' singer - who is up for five awards - will duet with Tim on the...

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Queen Voted Top Band To Spend 15 Minutes With

2nd April 2013

Queen have been voted the top band the UK would most want to spend 15 minutes with.The 'We Are The Champions' rockers topped a survey conducted by Virgin Media, who today (02.04.13) announced the launch...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Music Mogul Phil Ramone

31st March 2013

Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John and Barbra Streisand are among the stars mourning the loss of top music producer Phil Ramone following his death on Saturday (30Mar13).Ramone, who won 14 Grammy Awards during...

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Chris Brown Previews New Album

27th March 2013

Chris Brown has previewed five tracks from his new album, 'X'.The 'Don't Wake Me Up' singer has completed his sixth album and claims it is his deepest to date. He told Rolling Stone magazine: ''This...

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Berry Gordy Gets Pioneer Award From Songwriters Hall Of Fame

12th March 2013

Berry Gordy is receiving a Pioneer Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The Motown founder - who is responsible for discovering icons acts such as Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and The Supremes and The Jackson...

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Stevie Wonder Scolds Lil Wayne Over Emmett Till Lyric

15th February 2013

Stevie Wonder has publicly chastised Lil Wayne for rapping about assassinated African-American teenager Emmett Till in a leaked song.The Lollipop star hit headlines this week (beg11Feb12) when an unauthorised remix of Karate Chop, his collaboration...

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Stevie Wonder's Daughter Is Engaged

4th February 2013

Stevie Wonder's daughter and backing singer Aisha Morris is engaged.The Superstition hitmaker was performing a pre-Super Bowl concert in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday night (02Feb13) when he suddenly stopped the show and announced the...

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Stevie Wonder Announces Daughter's Engagement

4th February 2013

Stevie Wonder interrupted his Super Bowl concert on Saturday (02.02.13) to announce his daughter's engagement.The 62-year-old singer had been performing a special show at the Bud Light Hotel in New Orleans ahead of the NFL...

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Stevie Wonder To Perform In New Orleans On Super Bowl Weekend

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th January 2013

Stevie Wonder will be performing on Super Bowl weekend in New Orleans. The entertainer will be gathering crowds at an outdoor concert on February 2 at the Wyndham Waterfront Hotel – the evening before the...

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Stevie Wonder To Perform Over Super Bowl Weekend

By Joe Wilde | 25th January 2013

Musical genius, icon and all-round nice guy Stevie Wonder is going to make the Super Bowl weekend a whole lot more magical, as he will be performing in New Orleans next week for the much-anticipated...

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Kelly Clarkson Stuns Crowd At Obama Inauguration

22nd January 2013

Kelly Clarkson delivered a stunning performance at Barack Obama's inauguration yesterday (21.01.13).Accompanied by the United States Marine Band, the 30-year-old singer overcame initial nerves to sing a rendition of 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee'.She tweeted:...

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Lady Gaga To Play At Barack Obama's Inauguration?

21st January 2013

Lady Gaga is to play at Barack Obama's inauguration tomorrow (22.01.13). The 'Born This Way' hitmaker is reportedly being lined up to perform at the private White House ball for the US President's campaign staff...

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Prince To Be Honoured At Billboard Music Awards

19th January 2013

Prince will be honoured with an Icon Award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.The ceremony is seen as one of the most prestigious in the world behind the Grammys, and it will honour the 'Purple...

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Stevie Wonder Hit With Tax Bill For $138

14th January 2013

Soul icon Stevie Wonder has been accused of failing to pay two tax bills amounting to $138 (£69).The Superstition hitmaker has been hit with two $40 (£25) liens, with collection costs and penalties adding up...

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Fascinating Fact: 3445945

11th January 2013

Stevie Wonder, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Usher and Fun. have been added to the line-up to perform for U.S. President Barack Obama at the Kids' Inaugural Concert on 19 January (13). The event comes days...

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Halle Berry And Chaka Khan To Be Made Bet Honorees

By Joe Wilde | 21st December 2012

Halle Berry and Chaka Khan will be amongst the honourees being recognised by BET for their contribution to the advancement of the African American population during next years awards presentation.The network announced the news today...

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Stevie Wonder Tops Charlie Sheen's Donation To Child Cancer Patient

18th December 2012

Stevie Wonder has followed Charlie Sheen's lead by donating $100,000 (£62,500) to help a young girl fighting cancer.The former Two and a Half Men star showed his generous side earlier this month (Dec12) by handing...

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Stevie Wonder Helps Young Cancer Fighter

18th December 2012

Stevie Wonder has donated $100,000 to help a little girl fight cancer.The soul legend called 10-year-old Jasmine Faulk up on stage and presented her with a giant cheque while he was performing at the Nokia...

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Stevie Wonder Demands Stricter Gun Laws Following Connecticut Shootings

17th December 2012

Stevie Wonder has called for "stronger and stricter" gun laws in America following the massacre at a Connecticut school on Friday (14Dec12).A gunman, named as Adam Lanza, 20, opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School...

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Dionne Warwick Serenaded By Stevie Wonder At Birthday Bash

14th December 2012

Legendary singer Dionne Warwick was treated to a surprise performance by Stevie Wonder during her birthday party in Florida on Wednesday (12Dec12).The Walk On By hitmaker, who turned 72, was joined by family and friends...

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Stevie Wonder Cancels Israeli Fundraising Show

1st December 2012

Stevie Wonder has axed his appearance at an upcoming fundraising concert for Israeli soldiers and their families.The music icon, who serves as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, had been due to perform at the...

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Bad25: Spike Lee's Michael Jackson Documentary Hits All The Right Notes

By Hayley Avron | 22nd November 2012

Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson documentary BAD25 has been hailed as a success. Spike Lee, of course, has personal knowledge of working with Jackson – he directed his 1996 video ‘The Don’t Care About Us,’ so...

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