Latest Stevie Wonder News - Page 3


Bruce Springsteen Dedicates Song To Trayvon Martin During Irish Concert: The Stars Speak Out

By Lauren James | 17th July 2013

Bruce Springsteen is not the first musician to voice their view on the recent controversial Trayvon Martin shooting case, whereby a teenager was shot by a man named George Zimmerman who has been acquitted by...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Stevie Wonder Takes A Stand Against Florida Law After Trayvon Case

By Lauren James | 17th July 2013

Stevie Wonder, the Grammy-winning musician and singer, has spoken out as being strongly opposed to Florida's laws regarding self-defence, whereby people are allowed to use deadly force if they believe their life is in danger,...

Tagged in this article -

Stevie Wonder To Boycott Florida Over 'Stand Your Ground' Legislation

By Elinor Cosgrave | 17th July 2013

Stevie Wonder will boycott the state of Florida due to its 'stand your ground' legislation. The singer was prompted to comment on the law following awareness of the legislation generated by the George Zimmerman trial,...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Stevie Wonder Lets His Voice Be Heard By Boycotting Florida And Other 'Stand Your Ground' State Shows

By Joe Wilde | 16th July 2013

Stevie Wonder is, like many other Americans, extremely ticked off over the 'not guilty' decision given to George Zimmerman in the 2nd degree murder case against the unarmed, African American teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida...

Tagged in this article -

Stevie Wonder To Boycott Florida After Trayvon Martin Verdict

16th July 2013

Stevie Wonder has vowed never to perform in Florida again until a controversial self-defence law is abolished following the acquittal of the man who gunned down teenager Trayvon Martin.Neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was found...

Tagged in this article -

Stevie Wonder And Alicia Keys Set For Global Poverty Project Benefit

12th July 2013

Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Kings Of Leon are teaming up for a star-studded benefit concert in New York City to raise money for the Global Poverty Project.The artists will come together in...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Lauryn Hill Begins Three Month Stay In Prison For Tax Evasion

By Joe Wilde | 9th July 2013

Lauryn Hill is officially a jail bird, as the rapper/singer has begun her three month stay behind bars for tax evasion charges. According to TMZ, Hill checked into the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury on...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Stevie Wonder To Perform For Diplomats In Morocco

27th June 2013

Soul superstar Stevie Wonder is set to perform a special concert in Morocco to celebrate the work of international diplomats who achieved a major milestone for the visually impaired on Thursday (27Jun13).The Isn't She Lovely...

Tagged in this article -

Stevie Wonder To Pay Gospel Tribute To His Mother

26th June 2013

Stevie Wonder is making a gospel album in tribute to his mother.The 'Superstition' hitmaker will pay his respects to Lula Mae Hardaway - who died in 2006, aged 76 - on 'Gospel Inspired By Lula',...

Tagged in this article -

Stevie Wonder Reworking Hits For New Orchestral Album

26th June 2013

Soul star Stevie Wonder is revamping his classic tunes for a new orchestral album he is working on with songwriting pal David Foster.The singer is hoping to release When the World Began next year (14)...

Tagged in this article - ,

A Week In Music - Daft Punk Get Lucky, Lana Del Rey Soundtracks Gatsby And Rod Stewart Shocks Us All

By Contributor | 20th May 2013

This Week In Albums... There was only album anyone was really talking about wasn't there? Daft Punk's much anticipated fourth LP Random Access Memories was streamed early after it leaked on the internet allowing the...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article -

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

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.

Tagged in this article -

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - ,

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...

Tagged in this article -

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...

Tagged in this article -

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...

Tagged in this article - , ,

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...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

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:...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Advertisement
Advertisement