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Wonder Goes World For New Album

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...

Wonder Dedicates New Album To His Late Mum

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...

Wonder Wowed At Racing Car Debut

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...

Fans Should Thank Wonder's Late Mum For Concerts

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...

Bennett + Wonder To Team Up For Duets Album

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...

Wonder To Tour For The First Time In Over A Decade

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...

Wonder To Go On Tour?

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...

Stars Unite For Luther King Jr Memorial Benefit Gig

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...

Ray J In The Running To Play Otis + Stevie

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...

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

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...

Wonder Pays Thousands For His Own Award

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...

Bailey Rae Lives The Simple Life

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...

Cruise Thanks His Women

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...

Wonder Sued For Unfair Dismissal

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...

Wonder Honoured With First Troubadour Award

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)...

Rockabilly Star Brooks Dies

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...

Dreamworks Apologises To Motown

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...

By on 22 February 2007

Wonder Fights Back Grammy Tears As He Remembers His Mother

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...

Wonder Fights Back Grammy Tears As He Remembers His Mother

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...

Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

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...

By on 30 January 2007

Motown Photographer Shows Off Soul Greats For The First Time

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...

Clarkson To Receive Top New Orleans Honour

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...

Gabriel Auctions Off Celebrity Keyboard

PETER GABRIEL is selling off a vintage keyboard signed by over 40 top musicians on online auction site eBay to raise funds for his human rights charity. The SLEDGEHAMMER singer has recruited celebrity friends including...

Blige Tops Billboard Awards

MARY J BLIGE was the undisputed queen at the Billboard Music Awards held in Las Vegas last night.The R&B legend bagged nine awards, including the coveted Hot 100 airplay song of the year and accolades...

By on 05 December 2006

Wonder Realises Dj-ing Dream

STEVIE WONDER has added radio presenter to his impressive resume after living out his childhood dreams on the Los Angeles station he bought. The soul legend hosts STEVIE'S THURSDAY MORNING THUNDER on KLJH 102.3 -...

Stars Mourn At Levert's Funeral

USHER and STEVIE WONDER led the tributes to late R+B star GERALD LEVERT at a memorial service on Friday (17NOV06) in Cleveland, Ohio. Thousands of fans attended the three hour remembrance service for the tragic...

Stars To Pay Tribute To Gerald Levert

STEVIE WONDER, ANGIE STONE and JOHNNY GILL are among the stars who will perform at tragic R+B star GERALD LEVERT's memorial service on Friday (17NOV06). The free CELEBRATION OF LIFE concert will be held at...

Blige + Franklin Duet For Bobby

Soul queens MARY J BLIGE and ARETHA FRANKLIN have teamed up for the soundtrack of EMILIO ESTEVEZ's much-anticipated new movie BOBBY. The singers have recorded BRYAN ADAMS tune NEVER GONNA BREAK MY FAITH. The soundtrack...

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