Stevie Wonder Welcomes John Legend and Lionel Richie to House Full of Toys Benefit Concert

Stevie Wonder in 1986
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Stevie Wonder photographed in 1986.

Holiday benefit concert celebrates its 20th anniversary on Dec. 9

John Legend and Lionel Richie are the first two announced special guests for Stevie Wonder’s House Full of Toys event. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the holiday benefit concert will take place at L.A. Live’s Microsoft Theater on Dec.9. Additional performers will be announced shortly.

Wonder launched House Full of Toys in 1996 at former Hollywood venue House of Blues. In subsequent years, the concert has been staged at The Forum in L.A. as well as the Microsoft. Among the stars who have donated their talents are Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Drake, Common, Dave Chappelle, Babyface, Alicia Keys, Corinne Bailey Rae, Ziggy Marley, Janelle Monae and Yolanda Adams.

Concert proceeds benefit the We Are You Foundation, which assists children and families in need. For ticket information (patrons are also asked to bring an unwrapped toy), visit www.axs.com.