Music great Stevie Wonder has been selected to receive the JOHNNY MERCER
AWARD in recognition of his impressive career.
The SUPERSTITION star, 53, will be presented with the gong from THE
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF POPULAR MUSIC/SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME on 10 June (04) in
HAL DAVID, chairman and chief executive officer of the Songwriters Hall of
Fame, comments, "The Johnny Mercer Award goes to a 'songwriter's
"I can think of no one who is more deserving of this accolade than Stevie
"His music is known and loved around the world and has made a difference
in the lives of so many."
Past recipients of the prestigious award include Carole King, Billy Joel
and Paul Simon.