Stevie Wonder

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Stevie Wonder
Contest Directions: Today (May 13), the legendary Stevie Wonder celebrates his 60th birthday. He was born Steveland Hardaway Judkins in Saginaw, MI. At the time of his birth, he was placed in an incubator and given too much oxygen, causing permanent sight loss. Despite his handicap, Wonder began to learn the piano at the age of seven and joined the church choir. Today, the multiple Grammy Award-winner Wonder has earned a position in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and as an icon in American music. Stevie deserves a happy-dance and his song "Happy Birthday" sung in his honor for consistently bringing us classic soul that endures over time. Happy Birthday, Stevie!
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    • Started: 5/13/2010 11:40
    • Ended: 5/16/2010 17:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 32
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
    • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
32 pictures
  • Harmonica Man Stevie Wonder

    Harmonica Man Stevie Wonder
  • Stevie Wonder Playing Piano in the Sea

    Stevie Wonder Playing Piano in the Sea
  • Sir Stevie Wonder Painting

    Sir Stevie Wonder Painting
  • Very Superstitious Stevie Wonder on Rainbow Keyboard

    Very Superstitious Stevie Wonder on Rainbow Keyboard
  • Stevie Wonder's Birthday Award

    Stevie Wonder's Birthday Award
  • Stevie Wonder as the Pope

    Stevie Wonder as the Pope
  • Stevie Wonder in Law Abiding Citizen

    Stevie Wonder in Law Abiding Citizen
  • Stevie Wonder at the Firing Range

    Stevie Wonder at the Firing Range
  • Stevie Wonder Running From a Train

    Stevie Wonder Running From a Train
  • Female Stevie Wonder Accepting Award

    Female Stevie Wonder Accepting Award
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This contest is fueled by the following news: Stevie Wonder (born on May 13, 1950, Saginaw) is an American soul singer, composer, pianist & producer. He is also master in clarinet & lip harmonics. Stevie Wonder achieved tremendous success in musical field even after being blind from birth. Stevie Wonder is called one of the greatest musicians of our times. * Stevie Wonder received 22 "Grammy" awards; * He became one of the musicians, who actually have defined popular styles of "Black" music Rhythm and blues & Soul, in the middle of 20th century; * Stevie Wonder's name was inducted to "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" & "Songwirter's Hall of Fame"; * During his career, Stevie Wonder has recorded more than 30 albums. At present, latest album "A Time to Love" was released in 2005. Album immediately debuted at fifth place of US pop chart. It received many positive reviews from critics & 169 000 copies (according to Nielsen SoundScan) copies were sold by summer of 2007. Prospects: Stevie Wonder decided to return back to active music life after a 20yr gap & started his American Tour on August 23, 2007 with a concert in San Diego. Tour "A Wonder Summer's Night", toured 13 cities of USA and concluded in Boston on September 20, 2007 & the tour was a huge success. Interesting facts: * Stevie Wonder received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame for his achievements & contribution in the field of music; One of the greatest musicians of our time, Stevie Wonder decided to return to active music life after a 20yr gap. Winner of around 20 Grammy awards, who made strong influence on hip-hop, R'n'B & Soul, Wonder began his American tour on 23rd August with a concert in San Diego. 57-year-old musician informed about his intentions of making a comeback at a press conference, which was held in a park of Century City. Stevie Wonder has chosen a right time for dialogue with public this took place in the middle of working day during a lunch break, when hundreds of employees of nearby offices have come to park to have snacks. But, certainly, musician arrived in the park not only to intimate the comeback news. He sang some of the his popular songs in front of the gathered crowd and the songs also included "Higher Ground" & "My Cherie Amour". Tour, which already received name "A Wonder Summer's Night", was conducted in 13 cities of USA & concluded in Boston on 20th September. At the same time, the blind classic of "Black" music stated that some more stops are included in the schedule. Stevie Wonder time and again hinted that some time he will return back to active music life. For example, last album "Time to love", the singer recorded in 2005 - ten years after the release of previous album. Album was a super hit, immediately occupying fifth place in top American pop chart. Album received many warm responses from critics and as on today, according to Nielsen SoundScan, 169 000 copies of the album were sold worldwide. Singer, composer & producer Stevie Wonder (birth name Stevland Hardaway Judkins) is considered as one of the most outstanding musicians of modern times. During his career, he recorded more than 30 albums, became one of the musicians, who actually have defined popular today styles : "Black" music - Rap, R'n'B & Soul. As on today, Stevie Wonder's name is inducted in "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" & "Songwriter Hall of Fame";.

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