"Stevie Wonder" is the stage name of "Steveland Morris" (born May 13, 1950 as "Steveland Judkins"), an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. Wonder has recorded more than 30 Top 10 hits, won 21 Grammy Awards (a record for a solo artist), also one for lifetime achievement, he has won an Oscar for Best Song and been inducted into both the Rock and Roll and Songwriters halls of fame.
Blind from infancy, Wonder signed with Motown Records as an adolescent, and continues to perform and record for the label to this day. He has become one of the most successful and well-known artists in the world, with nine U.S. number-one hits to his name and album sales totaling more than 100 million units. Wonder has recorded several critically acclaimed albums and hit singles, and writes and produces songs for many of his labelmates and outside artists as well. A multi-instrumentalist, Wonder plays the drums, congas, bass guitar, organ and most famously the piano, keyboards and harmonica. Critics and colleagues have referred to the quality of Wonder's work and its versatility as being indicative of musical genius.
Steveland Judkins was born prem...
|Alias||Little Stevie Wonder, Steveland Morris, Eivets Rednow|
|Born||May 13, 1950|
|Genre||Rhythm and blues|
|Occupation||Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, record producer|
|Instrument||Singing, piano/keyboard instrument|