1. Stevie Wonder on Gun Violence: 'You Cannot Say 'Black Lives Matter' and Then Kill Yourselves'

    June 20, 2017 8:13 PM EDT The music icon spoke at the North Minneapolis Conference on Peace on Saturday. Stevie Wonder spoke out about Black Lives Matter and youth gun violence at the North Minneapolis Conference on Peace on Saturday.  "It is in your hands to stop all of the killing and the shooting wherever it…

  2. Madonna to Lionel Richie: No.1 Songs From 1985

    June 02, 2017 2:33 PM EDT We'll breakdown 1985 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 The '80s phase of the…

  3. Prince to Phil Collins: No.1 Songs From 1984

    June 02, 2017 2:11 PM EDT We'll breakdown 1984 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982   |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 There's a reason music…

  4. Stevie Wonder to Olivia Newton-John: No. 1 Songs From 1982

    June 02, 2017 1:15 PM EDT We'll breakdown 1982 , but you can relive all the Hot 100's number one hits year by year: 1980  |  1981  |  1982  |  1983  |  1984  |  1985  |  1986  |  1987  |  1988  |  1989  |  1990  |  1991  |  1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 Much like the Beatlemania of…

  5. Stevie Wonder's Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    May 13, 2017 9:30 AM EDT A look at the legend's top-performing songs on the chart. Happy birthday, Stevie Wonder ! As the music icon celebrates his 67th birthday (May 13), Billboard takes a look at his biggest songs on the Billboard Hot 100 . In a career that started more than a half-century ago, Wonder has…

  6. Jazz Fest Day 6 Highlights: Stevie Wonder Gives Message to Trump, Brings Out Corinne Bailey Rae & More

    May 07, 2017 12:36 PM EDT “When are you going to Stevie?” was the question that defined day six of the New Orleans Jazz Fest (May 6) -- because there is only one Stevie Wonder , and we all like to think we’re on a first name basis with him. The crowd was massive but mellow thanks to the endless beer wagons and picture…

  7. Stevie Wonder Collaborator Sylvia Moy Dies at 78

    April 18, 2017 7:20 PM EDT Sylvia Moy, the Motown songwriter who collaborated on such breakthrough Stevie Wonder hits as “My Cherie Amour” and “I Was Made to Love Her,” died on Friday. According to the Detroit Free Press , Moy died at Beaumont (Oakwood) Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan, following complications from…

  8. Stevie Wonder Receives ASCAP's First Key of Life Award: 'Music Is the Most Integrated Thing We Have'

    April 16, 2017 2:27 PM EDT Part award presentation. Musical show and tell. Mini social summit. That’s what the packed house at the Loews Hollywood Hotel was treated to during Stevie Wonder ’s closing keynote session at the ASCAP I Create Music Expo Saturday (April 15). The illuminating session inside the Dolby Ballroom…

  9. Stevie Wonder & Janelle Monae to Go One-on-One at ASCAP Expo Keynote Session

    April 12, 2017 8:07 PM EDT When music legend Stevie Wonder takes the stage during his keynote session at ASCAP’s I Create Music Expo this weekend, he will be interviewed by singer/songwriter/actress Janelle Monae. The no-doubt lively session will take place Saturday, April 15, at 3:45 p.m. at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.…

  10. Stevie Wonder & Ashley Gorley to Be Honored at ASCAP Expo

    April 10, 2017 11:04 AM EDT ASCAP’s “I Create Music” Expo, set for April 13-15 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, will offer a wide range of panels, from the importance of lyrics in crafting a hit song to a case study on the making of Justin Bieber ’s 2015 album Purpose with the contributing songwriters,…

  11. Raul Midón Embraces Jazz on 'Badass and Blind' Album, Premieres 'Gotta Gotta Give' Lyric Video

    March 27, 2017 12:26 PM EDT In 1991, Raul Midón , then a recent graduate of University of Miami's jazz program, was summoned to a vocal session in Miami. "I was called by people who I went to school with," he remembered. "There was a guy that they were working with who they didn't like, so I got…

  12. Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder & More Perform at Elton John's 70th Birthday: Watch

    March 26, 2017 7:49 PM EDT Elton John rang in his 70th birthday with a little help from his friends.  At a Los Angeles gala celebrating John's big day -- as well as 50 years of writing with Bernie Taupin -- on Saturday (March 25),  stars including Lady Gaga , Stevie Wonder , Ryan Adams and  Rosanne Cash performed,…

  13. Stevie Wonder to Keynote ASCAP 'I Create Music' Expo

    March 16, 2017 9:00 AM EDT The legendary artist will also accept the inaugural "Key of Life" award at the April event. Stevie Wonder will deliver a keynote at the 2017 edition of the ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO in Los Angeles. The legendary artists will also be presented with the American Society of Composers…

  14. After Beyonce's Loss, Grammys Respond to Critics: 'Join the Academy and Be the Change You Want to See'

    February 15, 2017 6:33 PM EST "What the f— does [Beyonce] have to do to win album of the year?” Adele asked rhetorically in the press room after the 2017 Grammys, where she had just won the night’s biggest award for her 2015 release 25 . “I voted for her,” she said, almost apologetically. After Beyoncé’s latest loss…

  15. SiR Talks Working With Stevie Wonder & Signing With TDE

    February 09, 2017 5:46 PM EST Earlier this month, SiR no longer had to keep a secret after Top Dawg Entertainment -- home to Kendrick Lamar , ScHoolboy Q , Ab-Soul , SZA and others -- announced that the singer/songwriter, labeled as " John Doe 2 ," was the roster's latest signee. "I told people I…

  16. Stevie Wonder Makes Case for Fair Treatment of Independent Radio Station Owners: Exclusive

    February 09, 2017 1:58 PM EST We live in an age where technology and creativity are intersecting in ways like we have never seen before. The constant advent of new methods to create, record and distribute one’s own songs has allowed countless new artists to express themselves to the world in sharing their music and their…

  17. Aretha Franklin Will Retire This Year After Album Release

    February 09, 2017 4:46 AM EST Aretha Franklin , the Queen of Soul, has said she plans to hang up the mic later this year.  Franklin told the Detroit TV station WDIV Local 4 that she planned to record an album for release in September before retiring. “I must tell you, I am retiring this year,” said Franklin, who was the…

  18. Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty, Maroon 5 & Dave Matthews to Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest

    January 27, 2017 4:10 PM EST Stevie Wonder , Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Maroon 5 and Dave Matthews are among some of the big names playing at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The lineup was announced Friday (Jan. 27). Organizers said more than 500 bands will be performing at the festival…

  19. Stevie Wonder Performs Medley, Michelle Obama Plays 'Catchphrase' on Her Final 'Tonight Show' Appearance as First Lady: Watch

    January 12, 2017 12:39 AM EST Michelle Obama stopped by The Tonight Show on Wednesday to chat with Jimmy Fallon one more time as first lady.  But she wasn't alone, as comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle joined them on the show to play "Catchphrase," after the first lady helped Fallon write his "…

  20. Eddie Vedder Covers Neil Young & Patti Smith at President Obama's Farewell Address: Watch

    January 11, 2017 12:42 AM EST Eddie Vedder gave the POTUS a rock ‘n’ roll send off in Chicago Tuesday night (Jan. 10). The Pearl Jam frontman teamed with the Chicago Children’s Choir for a mini-set prior to Barack Obama's farewell address.  Vedder’s performance wasn’t carried in the live stream, but footage was…

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