As of May 13, Planet Earth has beheld the incandescent Stevie Wonder for 71 years. And what better way to ring in his big day than to watch him become the first Black artist to win the GRAMMY for Album Of The Year back in 1974?
In the latest episode of GRAMMY Rewind, watch presenters Telly Savalas and Cher give Wonder the history-making golden gramophone. (To date, Wonder counts 25 GRAMMY wins and 74 total nominations.)
"This is my little sister, Renee, and that's my older brother, Milton, and they are here for a reason," Wonder says in the clip. "Calvin is here because he's the one on 'Living For The City' who says 'New York.' I just want to say to everyone that Renee is young, and they are the future for tomorrow, for all people."
Watch the heartening vintage clip above and click here to enjoy more episodes of GRAMMY Rewind. Here's to your next 71 years, Mr. Wonder.
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