Top 10 interesting facts

Stevie Wonder

10.MLK

Stevie Wonder long ago crossed over from pop icon to a leader deeply committed to making a social impact in both America's communities and around the world. He secured a place in U.S. History with his successful drive to make the third Monday of January "Martin Luther King Day."

9.Motown

Blind from birth, Wonder signed with Motown Records at the age of eleven, and continues to perform and record for the label.

8.top 10

He has recorded more than thirty U.S. top ten hits and won twenty-two Grammy Awards, the most ever won by a male solo artist.

7.FingerTips

Stevie Wonder at age 13 cut of “fingertips” from the Motown Revue sailed up the Billboard charts, becoming the first live track to top the stateside countdown. On drums? A young Marvin Gaye.

6.Mandla Kadjaly

Mandla Kadjaly Carl Stevland Morris is Stevie Wonder’s youngest child, given birth by Kai Millard Morris in 2005 on the man’s 55th birthday

5.‘My Cherie Amour’

Stevie Wonder wrote the lyrics in ‘My Cherie Amour’ for his girlfriend then known only as Marcia, after whom the song was originally named

4.Hotter Than July’

The late Michael Jackson was among the ones who provided the background vocals for Stevie Wonder’s song ‘All I Do’ in the man’s album ‘Hotter Than July’

3. Lost of Smell

Stevie Wonder once lost his sense of smell temporarily due to a 1973 road accident in North Carolina, from which he also received a scar on the right side of the forehead

2.Democratic Party

Stevie Wonder is an active supporter of the United States Democratic Party

1.Sir Duke’

Stevie Wonder wrote the 1976 song ‘Sir Duke’ in dedication to the man’s hero Duke Ellington

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