"You can't base your life on other people's expectations."

  • Born May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Signed to Barry Gordy's Motown's Tamla label at age 11, Wonder scored his first Billboard Hot 100 hit at just 13 years old with "Fingertips." At the time, he was known as Little Stevie Wonder. As an adult, his seminal albums Talking Book and Innervisions charted in the Top 5, and Fullfillingness First Finale and Songs In The Key Of Life both reached No. 1.
  • In 1973 Wonder took home his first five GRAMMY Awards for Innervisions, which won Album Of The Year, along with additional GRAMMYs for "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" (Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male) and "Superstition" (Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male and Best Rhythm & Blues Song).
  • Wonder is one of only three artists in GRAMMY history to win Album Of The Year three times in his career. The others are Paul Simon and Frank Sinatra. He is also one of the top GRAMMY winners of all time with 25 awards.
     
  • In 1999 Wonder was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year. Proceeds from the annual GRAMMY Week event provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.
  • In 2015 Wonder was honored with the GRAMMY TV special "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute," which featured tribute performances by Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Gary Clark Jr., and Wonder himself. 
  • In 2009 Wonder became a United Nations Messenger of Peace.

 

Stevie Wonder

"You can't base your life on other people's expectations."

  • Born May 13, 1950, in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Signed to Barry Gordy's Motown's Tamla label at age 11, Wonder scored his first Billboard Hot 100 hit at just 13 years old with "Fingertips." At the time, he was known as Little Stevie Wonder. As an adult, his seminal albums Talking Book and Innervisions charted in the Top 5, and Fullfillingness First Finale and Songs In The Key Of Life both reached No. 1.
  • In 1973 Wonder took home his first five GRAMMY Awards for Innervisions, which won Album Of The Year, along with additional GRAMMYs for "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" (Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male) and "Superstition" (Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male and Best Rhythm & Blues Song).
  • Wonder is one of only three artists in GRAMMY history to win Album Of The Year three times in his career. The others are Paul Simon and Frank Sinatra. He is also one of the top GRAMMY winners of all time with 25 awards.
     
  • In 1999 Wonder was honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year. Proceeds from the annual GRAMMY Week event provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.
  • In 2015 Wonder was honored with the GRAMMY TV special "Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life — An All-Star GRAMMY Salute," which featured tribute performances by Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Gary Clark Jr., and Wonder himself. 
  • In 2009 Wonder became a United Nations Messenger of Peace.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Stevie Wonder

Collapse All Results Show All Results
 
Nominations
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
All About The Love Again
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Never Give You Up
 
Wins
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
For Once In My Life
 
Wins
Best Male Pop Vocal Performance
From The Bottom Of My Heart
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
So Amazing
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
A Time To Love
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
So What The Fuss
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
How Will I Know
Best R&B Album
A Time To Love
 
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Moon River
 
Wins
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Love's In Need Of Love Today
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Christmas Song
 
Wins
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
St. Louis Blues
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)
St. Louis Blues
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
How Come, How Long (Track)
 
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
How Come, How Long (Track)
Best Short Form Music Video
How Come, How Long (Video)
 
Wins
Lifetime Achievement Award
(lifetime Achievement Award)
Nominations
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Kiss Lonely Goodbye (Harmonica With Orchestra) (Track)
 
Wins
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
For Your Love
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
For Your Love
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Gotta Have You (Single)
Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture Or For Television
Gotta Have You (From Jungle Fever)
Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture Or For Television
Jungle Fever (From Jungle Fever)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Characters (Album)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Skeletons (Single)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Skeletons (Single)
 
Wins
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
That's What Friends Are For
Nominations
Record Of The Year
That's What Friends Are For (Single)
 
Wins
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
In Square Circle
Nominations
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Part-Time Lover (Single)
 
Nominations
Song Of The Year
I Just Called To Say I Love You (Single)
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
I Just Called To Say I Love You (Single)
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
I Just Called To Say I Love You (Instrumental) (Single)
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
The Woman In Red (Track)
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Ebony And Ivory (Single)
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
Ebony And Ivory (Single)
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Do I Do (Single)
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
What's That You're Doing (Track)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Do I Do
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
That Girl
Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocal(s)
Do I Do (Track)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Master Blaster (Jammin') (Single)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Let's Get Serious (Single)
Best Album Of Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or A Television Special
Stevie Wonder's Journey Through The Secret Life Of Of Plants (Album)
Producer Of The Year (Non-Classical)
Producer Of The Year
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Songs In The Key Of Life
Best Producer Of The Year
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Songs In The Key Of Life
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
I Wish