Latest News 2010
Stevie has been named as one of the performers at next year's Yas Island Show Weekends in Abu Dhabi on March 18th.
Stevie visited the Silverlake Music Conservatory where he donated $10,000 to further their music development for children.
Also on hand was Flea of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, another of their supporters
Stevie's performance at this year's DreamForce Computing Conference in San Francisco. Joining him on stage were Will.I.Am and President Bill Clinton.
LA Christmas lights were switched on last night with performances from Stevie, Willow Smith, Seal, Jessica Lowndes and others.
Stevie announces the Grammy nominations for Album of the Year at this year's Grammy Nomination presentation.
Stevie is scheduled to appear on CNN's Larry King Show on November 30th.
Following Stevie's plea on September 20th at the opening of the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) conference in Geneva for greater accessibility to written material
to the visually impaired, the organisation has now, at a meeting in New Delhi on October 23rd agreed on legislation to create accessible formats of publications for sharing with specialized libraries. Click
for full story.
Stevie will perform at this year's DreamForce Computing Conference that runs from December 6th to 9th at the Moscone Center, San Francisco. His performance is 8pm on Tuesday 7th December.
Stevie's performance at the Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Camps, in aid of camps for children with serious illnesses and life-threatening conditions - New York's Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.
On Saturday Oct 16th Stevie made a surprise appearance at the 17th Annual Venetian Charity Ball held in Toronto Canada.
Stevie's 15th Annual fundraising concert A House Full of Toys to treat under privileged children at Christmas will be held at the Nokia Theatre, LA. on 18th December this year.
President Obama signed the Twenty-First
Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act yesterday.
Present was Stevie, who has been lobbying for such legislation over
the last few years. With this bill, deaf and visually-impaired
people will have an easier time using smartphones, accessing TV
programs online and using other high-tech devices.
Stevie will appear in support of the Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Camps, the world's largest family of camps for children with serious illnesses and life-threatening conditions. The event will take on October 21st at
New York's Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.
Speaking at the UN earlier today, Stevie, a UN Messenger of Peace, urged members to unlock access to copyrighted material that disabled people need for their education and livelihoods. He pleaded for a deal to
facilitate trade in copyrighted books so that they can be translated into readable formats for people with disabilities. Click
Stevie will be among the many artists honouring Chaka Khan at this year's annual UNCF's 'Evening Of Stars' to be held on September 25 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium
Stevie is scheduled to appear on the Stand Up to Cancer telethon airing on September 10th across all major US Television networks.
Time-Life will release a DVD box set on September 28th of the 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts held last year. The concerts featured artists such as Stevie, Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Jeff Beck, U2 and others
Stevie played a harmonica solo at the media entrepreneur, Sydney Small, funeral yesterday, Monday 16th. In the 1970s, Small co-founded Unity Broadcasting Network and National Black Network.
Stevie appears with guest harmonica spots on two recent releases: Monica Mancini - Blame It On The Sun, and Mike Phillips - Picture Me Rollin'. See Session Man page for details.
To mark his 50th anniversary since making his debut at age 11, Stevie has released a greatest hit album called Love, Harmony & Eternity exclusive to Japan
Stevie was on hand in Japan to help his son Mumtaz, who is making his world debut as a singer in Japan, launch his first song, Step on It
Audio Fidelity has released a re-mastered Talking Book on a 24 carat gold CD. The booklet also contains the original Braille message that was included on the first prints of the LP cover. Details here.
Last night June 02, Stevie was among the artists honouring the latest recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize, Sir Paul McCartney at the White House. Stevie paid tribute with his rendition of We Can Work It Out.
Happy 60th Birthday Stevie!
Stevie will be performing at the annual Robin Hood Gala fund raising event to be held Monday 11th May at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Manhattan.
The Oberlin College conferred an honorary Doctorate on Stevie last weekend. He also performed to commemorate the opening of the college's new Bertram and Judith Kohl Building.
New dates added for Germany and Denmark. See Tours page for details
Further concert date announced for Manchester, Rotterdam and Switzerland. See Tours page for details
Additional concert dates announced: Ireland, France, Monaco, Italy and Japan. See Tours page for details
Stevie has been announced to headline Saturday night (June 26th) at the Hard Rock Calling Festival in Hyde Park London. This is the night before he heads to Glastonbury to headline the closing night there.
On March 10, Stevie received the first Image Award presented by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Click here for pictures and video
VW Advert - How does he do it? Stevie explains how he can detect colours! Click here for video.
On March 6th Stevie received France's highest honour for Arts & Literature when he received the Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres. Later in the evening he was presented with a
Lifetime Achievement Award at the 25th Victoires de la Musique ceremony. Click here for details.
The Litoff Building, home of Jazz Studies, Music History and Music Theory at Oberlin College will be opened with performances by Stevie (May 01) and Bill Cosby (April 30)
Stevie along with Nancy Wilson received a Living Legend Award on Sunday Feb 28 at California's African American Museum, LA
Stevie has been appointed on the Board of Directors of Junior Blind of America after supporting the society over the last two decades.
According to Yahoo France, Stevie will be in Paris on March 6th during the French Music Awards ceremony to receive a special award to honour his career
The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) will honour Stevie with its first AAPD Image Award to be held at their 2010 Leadership Gala on March 10 in Washington, DC.
Stevie has been conformed as one of the headlining acts for this years Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, June 10-13 in Manchester Tennessee, US.
Stevie will be the headline closing act of this year's Glastonbury Music Festival to be held June 25-27 in the UK.
Stevie will be holding a fund raising concert in aid of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Click here for concert and ticket details.
Hope For Haiti Now Digital Album tops chart becoming the first-ever all-digital album to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album features Stevie performing A Time To Love/Bridge Over Troubled Water.
Stevie donates 2 Keyboards to Haiti Earthquake Survivor. CNN Video here.
Stevie will appear in this years UNCF Evening of Stars Tribute to Lionel Ritchie. Broadcast on major US TV stations this weekend.
Hope for Haiti a fund raising telethon is planned for Saturday 23 Jan. and scheduled to include Stevie, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Taylor Swift, Sting, Wyclef Jean and Bruce Spirngsteen.
Performing an impromptu set, Stevie along with and Ray Kurzweil unveiled the new Kurzweil PC3K keyboard at NAMM2010
BET Honors 2010 to be broadcast later on BET Network features Stevie, India Arie and Trey Songz performing 'Wake Up Everybody' as a tribute to Teddy Pendergras who passed away on Jan 13th. Stevie with
Take 6 also performed "Can't Imagine Love Without You" for honoree, neurosurgeon Dr. Keith Black and with Trey Songz performed a medley of each other's hits, "That Girl" and "Invented Sex"
Stevie joined John Legend onstage for the finale of the latter's concert at the CES 2010 Monster Retailer Awards. A report from Sony UK's Tim Page can be read here.
Stevie attended the funeral of civil rights attorney Percy Sutton performing the song 'As' and told those gathered, "You were blessed to have such a king in your life."