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Latest News 2008

November
[21] The annual CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2009 in Las Vegas, will feature a Tech Zone calledStevie Wonder & Friends aimed specifically at electronics for the blind and visually impaired. Stevie will be on hand to review and demonstrate gadgets.
[19] Stevie's annual House Full of Toys will be on Saturday Dec 13th at the Nokia Theater LA.
[19] Rolling Stone Magazine's latest list - 100 Greatest Singers of all Time - has Stevie listed at No. 9. Aretha Franklin tops the list.
[18] On Nov. 14th Stevie attended the funeral of Jheryl Busby, a former president and chief executive of Motown Records where he performed the gospel song I Won't Complain and accompanied Johnny Gill in his rendition of By and By.

September
[24] The CD Yes We Can in support of Barack Obama's election campaign will include Stevie's Signed Sealed Delivered.
[15] Stevie will be the recipient of the next Library of Congress Gershwin Prize to be presented 23rd February 2009.

August
[20] Aug. 24th will mark the 45th anniversary Stevie being the first artist to reach number one on the pop and R&B charts with Fingertips Pt 2 and number one on the album chart with The 12-Year-Old Genius.

July
[06] Stevie adds tour dates in Australia and New Zealand - See Tour page for details.

June
[15] Owing to huge demand, Stevie has added an additional 3 gigs to his European tour. Two in London and one in Rotterdam.
[05] Stevie performed in London today at the Hard Rock Cafe where he announced a European Tour commencing September 9th in Birmingham and concluding September 28th in Paris. See Tour page for details.

May
[13] Happy 58th birthday to Stevie on Tuesday May 13th.
[06]   Stevie has announced the following additional concert dates: - June 19 Mohegan Sun, Ucansville, CT - June 21 Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ - July 01 Fiddler's Green, Englewood, CO - July 04 Reno Event Center, Reno, Nevada - July 05 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California - July 08 Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord, California - July 11 Auburn's White River Amphitheatre on Seattle - July 12 GM Place, Vancouver
[01]   Stevie will be playing in New York - on 18 June - New York, Jones Beach

April
[04]   Stevie will perform at the Taste of Chicago on June 28. The event will be held from June 27 to July 6 at Grant Park

March
[28]   Stevie along with Paul McCartney, Queen, Bono and Will Smith are expected to perform in Hyde Park, Central London, to mark the90th birthday of Nelson Mandela on June 27th.
[13]    Stevie will perform at the Milwaukee Summerfest on Thursday June 26 at the Marcus Amphitheater.

February
[14]   Stevie and Aretha Franklin will receive special honours tonight (Feb 14) at the 39th NAACP Image Awards (8 p.m., Fox, TV-PG)
[11]   Stevie received a standing ovation last night at the Grammies as he paid tribute to Berry Gordy, founder of Motown Records. He also introduced Alicia Keys for a performance of "No One" with John Mayer.

January 2008
[24]   Stevie will perform on May 2nd at the New Orleans Jazz Festival to be held April 25-27 & May 1-4.
[09]   The NAACP announced Tuesday that Stevie will receive the group's prestigious Hall of Fame Award, which recognizes an individual who is a pioneer in his or her respective field and whose influence will shape the profession for generations to come. Dennis Hayes, president and CEO of NAACP noted, “Mr. Wonder is a true entertainer and role model in the entertainment world and beyond. His music has attracted wide audience appeal and has influenced generations and we are proud to bestow this honour on him." The ceremony will be held on Feb. 14 and broadcast live on FOX from 8 to 10 p.m. ET.
[07]    January 20th has been declared Stevie Wonder Day in L.A.
[07]    Stevie will appear on the BET Honors show on Jan 12 recognizing Alicia Keys, Tyra Banks, Dr. Cornel West, Richard Parsons, the Honorable Maxine Waters and CEO Janice Bryant Howroyd. The event will be broadcast on TV on Feb 22.