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Big Acts Join Forces To Fight Poverty

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Kings of Leon have volunteered their time to attend the second Global Citizen Festival ...

Popcorn Preview: 20 Feet from Stardom

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013) Cast includes: Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Táta Vega, Mabel John, Gloria Jones, Claudia...

Big Gig Lined Up For Stevie

AP | Posted 08.21.2013 | Black Voices

RABAT, Morocco — Stevie Wonder has offered to sing live for international negotiators who are in Morocco trying to forge a deal to give the visu...

Why 'Black Music' Matters

PJ Morton | Posted 08.20.2013 | Black Voices
PJ Morton

This month, for Black Music Month, I've taken time to reflect on what music means to me. I've traveled all across the world, seen people of all different walks-of-life and there's a commonality -- a love of black music.

Hangout High 5: Take a Trip to Stevie Wonder Land and Yeah Yeah Yeahs-ville

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Stevie Wonder was the main attraction, and deservedly so, while delivering a feel-good message along with solid gold hits by himself, Marvin Gaye, Mic...

Hangout, Day 2: Tom Petty and the Tontons Aren't That Far Apart

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.19.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The Hangout Festival isn't all about the headlining acts such as Kings of Leon and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. The pride of Gainesville, Florid...

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Bob Dylan, David Byrne, Grace Jones, Kevin Shields, Cee Lo Green, Mary Wells, and more.

Happy Birthday, Stevie Wonder!

Posted 05.13.2013 | Celebrity

Joyous birthday wishes go out to iconic musician Stevie Wonder, who today (May 13) turns 63! Despite having been blind since birth, Wonder was a ch...

First Nighter: Motown: The Musical Gives the Customers What They Came For

David Finkle | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Maybe Motown: The Musical would have been best off not as part reality-show Dreamgirls but as a straight-out Motortown Revue 2013, which it almost is anyway.

ICON & Twelve Tales: Conversations With Belinda Carlisle and A.J. Croce, Plus Rachel Barton Pine's Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This new ICON collection not only includes "Sun," but also some of your trademark songs like "Heaven Is A Place On Earth," which has become a bit of an anthem, plus hits such as "Circle In The Sand," "I Get Weak," and "Live Your Life Be Free."

The Times They Are A-Changin'

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Certainly we can choose to hold onto the idols and ideas that give us meaning and a sense of awareness and place in the world. But we don't need to. And therein lies the great lesson for us all.

Stevie Wonder's UN Day Concert Set To Air On TV

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 04.22.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA — Stevie Wonder says a concert devoted to peace is going from the stage to television. "Stevie Wonder With Friends: Celebrating a Messa...

Money Jungle & I've Got Your Number: Conversations With Terri Lyne Carrington and Tom Wopat

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Stevie Wonder Responds To Weezy's Controversial Lyric

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Black Voices

ATLANTA -- Stevie Wonder is not happy with Lil Wayne's vulgar lyrics that reference Emmett Till, a black teen who was killed in 1955 for allegedly whi...

Conversations With José James, Otis Taylor, Erin Boheme and Renaiszance's Radha & Ravé Mehta, Plus an Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My mother is Irish-American and my father is Afro-Panamanian, so it's kind of been the story of my life to be a bridge between different cultures and different styles, and musically, that's between jazz and R&B."

Stevie Wonder Takes Care Of 'Lucky Chair'

Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports

How far will some fans go to help their team win the Super Bowl? Apparently, they'll move a chair pretty far (and then back) if it will help their cha...

WATCH: Creepiest Super Bowl Commercial?

Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports

Featuring the music legend dabbling in voodoo and acting kind of creepy, Bud Light's Steve Wonder Super Bowl ad has got some netizens scratching their...

The Wonder of It All: Super Bowl Eve Rocks New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Stevie Wonder at the top of his game singing Ribbon in the Sky to his newly engaged daughter, backup singer Aisha Morris, then grilling her fiance about his intentions made the Bud Light Hotel concert Super Bowl eve a tough moment to top.

7 Days of Super Bowl: Media Tips From a Local

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 01.27.2013 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Welcome to New Orleans, 5,000 reporters, bloggers, Instagrammers, Pinteresters, Facebookers and Tweeters here to cover Super Bowl 47. Our streetcar li...

Stevie Wonder To Perform Super Bowl Weekend

AP | Posted 01.30.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Stevie Wonder is the latest in a parade of entertainers that will perform in New Orleans Super Bowl weekend. The Rock `n' Roll Hall of...

Stevie Wonder Mocks Gun Laws, Says He Will Buy Firearm To Show How Easy It Is

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.23.2013 | Business

Stevie Wonder says he is willing to test just how "crazy" United States gun laws are by purchasing his own firearm. CNN's Piers Morgan caught up w...

What's On Obama's Inauguration Playlist?

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama is preparing for all the musicians set to perform at his inauguration festivities by releasing an official playlist...

LOOK: Which Celebrities Will Help Celebrate The Inauguration?

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 01.18.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The nation's capital is about to welcome hundreds of thousands of people for President Obama's second inauguration. A few hundred of tho...

Stars To Headline Obama's Inauguration

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 03.13.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is drawing an A-list of performers for his inaugural festivities, including a massive ball expected to draw more ...

Give Some Love to Michael Kiwanuka

Bobby Elliott | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment
Bobby Elliott

Contemporary soul singers usually don't fare too much better than hip hop artists when it comes to creative freedom, but Michael Kiwanuka seems to have made the album he wanted to make, except that no one's really talking about it.