Stevie Wonder

Let There Be More Melissa Manchester

Charles Donovan | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Charles Donovan

Back in the early 1970s, when Melissa was a gigging singer/songwriter trying to make a name for herself in New York, a series of events ushered her along. She took a songwriting class taught by Paul Simon, joined Bette Midler's ensemble and met the woman who was to supply words for some of her most enduring songs - Carole Bayer Sager.

'The Big Three': New Music From Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande And Little Mix

Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Welsh

If you like your pop music reviews with extra references to 'Stranger Things', Antony Costa, 'Suicide Squad', Phil Collins, Donatella Versace and '90s Disney films, then have I got good news for you... it's 'The Big Three'.

Stevie Wonder and Orchestra, Songs in the Key of Life Live, BST Festival, July 10th, 2016

David McAlmont | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

Stevie knows. You just know that he knows. When he came on stage to the expectant ovation of sixty five thousand people, the seismic tremors of 2016 were very much on his mind. Sound levels were fluctuctuant, so his opening remarks were not always that clear, but he did say the following, "In this troubled time, I want to say, with all of you, I love you all...."

Stevie Wonder Delivers Powerful Black Lives Matter Address At British Summertime Festival

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Stevie Wonder delivered a poignant address about the Black Lives Matter movement when he played British Summertime Festival on Sunday (10 July). The ...

Madonna Addresses Prince Tribute Backlash

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Madonna has spoken out following criticism of her tribute to Prince at this year’s Billboard Music Awards. The pop icon’s musical performance in m...

Madonna's Prince Tribute Divides Opinions At The Billboard Music Awards

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Madonna took to the stage to pay tribute to Prince at Sunday night’s (23 May) Billboard Music Awards, but her performance wasn’t a hit with everyo...

Yes James, That Is Stevie Wonder In The Driving Seat

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Who knew Stevie Wonder was such a comedian? READ MORE: James Corden Gives One Audience Member More Than She Bargained For James Corden Asks Perri...

Caroline Frost

Mark Ronson 'Hungry For His Next Musical Inspiration'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Mark Ronson could be leaning back in his chair and counting his Grammy Awards. He could be listening to ‘Back to Black’ and remembering how his wo...

Give Me Flowers Now, Thank You

Sonja Lewis | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

Flowers are one of the most straightforward ways of expressing appreciation, love, sorrow and grief. However, nowadays, for the latter occasion, many bereaved families, for one reason or another, request donations to a charity instead of flowers.

Planet Appetite: North Sea Jazz Festival 2014, Rotterdam, Holland

Rupert Parker | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now in its 38th Year, North Sea Jazz never fails to please and, this year, with Stevie Wonder and Pharrell Williams topping the bill, it was better than ever... It's a marvel of good organisation, as the sound is impeccable, everything starts on time, there's never really any crush and everyone's good natured.

An Earworm Nightmare Waiting to Happen

Kieron Hayes | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Tech
Kieron Hayes

The thing is, I don't care about your cat. I don't find it cute. I don't find other stuff about cats cute either. I don't really want to know what you've had for dinner either. I also don't want to know that you miss your poor old Mum and I really don't want to know about the fact that you've got a sore throat.

A Very Special Reunion For Grammy Awards Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Beatles fans will be in fresh heaven, with the news that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have been persuaded to team up again on stage, this time for t...

Stevie Wonder Slams Lil Wayne

PA | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Stevie Wonder has revealed he was not happy about Lil Wayne referring to a murdered teenager in a song. Lil Wayne's lyrics reference Emmett Till, a...

Stevie Wonder Pulls Out Of Israeli Military Fundraiser

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK

Stevie Wonder has pulled out of a concert in support of the Friends of the Israel Defence Forces, saying "I am and have always been against war, any w...

Young Teacher's Tragic Posthumous Single Makes iTunes Charts

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A posthumous Stevie Wonder cover, recorded by young teacher who tragically lost his battle with cancer last year, has been released on iTunes and has ...

Sam Gray: Dig The New Breed

Jason Holmes | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It's tough getting through the throng of women. It's Friday night and Sam Gray's set has just ended. Sweat is pearling on his brow. He bows and steps from the stage. The four other band members lay down their instruments and grin at each other.

Bestival: The Last Of The Summer Festivals

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Thousands of revellers will be donning fancy dress today as the Bestival music event prepares to hold its famed dressing up parade. The last and on...

Bestival To Become First UK Festival Streamed Online

PA | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Bestival is to become the first UK festival to be streamed live on YouTube, including headline sets by Florence + The Machine and New Order, the organ...

Bestival 2012 Preview: Tips for a Top Festival

Hanna Flint | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hanna Flint

In just over a week I'll be making my way to Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight to attend one of the most anticipated festivals on the summer music schedule: Bestival.

I Just Called To Say I Divorce You

WENN | Posted 03.08.2012 | Home

Soul legend Stevie Wonder has filed divorce papers to end his 11-year marriage. The Isn't She Lovely? icon, real name Stevland Morris, claims he ha...

Sarah Dean

Fireworks, Flags And Foot-Stamping: Who Received The Loudest Cheer At The Jubilee Concert?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

With just an hour to go before the Queen's Jubilee Concert, the sun broke through the clouds above Buckingham Palace and the drizzle that had threaten...

Queen Of Pop

PA | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK

Pop music legends will perform in honour of the Queen Monday night at a Diamond Jubilee concert marking her 60-year reign. Singing sensation Stevie...

Are You Ready To Party? Britain Set For Weekend Of Jubilee Celebrations

PA | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK

The nation is set to enjoy a weekend of celebrations to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee - with fingers crossed that the weather stays dry. The fou...

Stevie Wonder 'Blackmail' Arrests

PA | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Two people have been charged with extortion after being arrested by detectives for allegedly trying to sell embarrassing information about singer Stev...

Stevie Signs To Headline UK Festival

PA | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Bestival organisers have signed, sealed and delivered soul legend Stevie Wonder as one of their headline acts. The chart-topping star, who scored h...