"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

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Nominations
Best Pop Instrumental Performance
Contusion (Track)
Best Inspirational Performance
Have A Talk With God (Track)
Best Instrumental Composition
Contusion (Track)
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Fulfillingness' First Finale
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
Fulfillingness' First Finale
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Boogie On Reggae Woman
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Living For The City
Nominations
Best Producer Of The Year
Best Producer Of The Year
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Tell Me Something Good
 
Wins
Album Of The Year
Innervisions
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Superstition
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Superstition
Nominations
Record Of The Year
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Single)
Song Of The Year
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Single)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
We Can Work It Out (Single)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Single)
Best Rhythm & Blues Song
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance, Male
For Once In My Life (Single)
 
Nominations
Best Rhythm & Blues Recording
Uptight
Best Rhythm & Blues Solo Vocal Performance, Male Or Female
Uptight (Single)