Stevie Wonder

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Experience: Stevie Wonder secretly played on my band’s single
I told my dad and he said, ‘Come home, son. The drugs are too strong’

Nick Murphy

10, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘If Stevie Wonder wants to play it, pay attention!’: how a bizarre new instrument found unusual success
A metre-long cross between a piano and electric guitar, the harpejji is earning famous fans and millions in revenue. But can ‘chaos bells’ or an abacus-powered synth do the same?

Alex Daniel

16, Aug, 2023 @5:55 AM

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Get On Up: The Triumph of Black America review – David Harewood’s interviews are puzzlingly shallow
This look at the icons of Black creativity in the US sees the actor on infectious form. But he fails to offer any insight on complex issues – leaving this documentary feeling jolly, but bland

Leila Latif

30, Mar, 2023 @9:00 PM

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Elton John announces new album made with A-list guests in lockdown
Dua Lipa, Stevie Wonder, Nicki Minaj and Stevie Nicks are on eclectic guestlist for The Lockdown Sessions, with Elton describing himself as ‘a session musician’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Sep, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Summer of Soul review – the best concert film ever made?
Questlove’s magnificent documentary features rediscovered footage of Stevie Wonder, Mahalia Jackson, Nina Simone et al in their prime

Mark Kermode Observer film critic

18, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Malcolm Cecil obituary
Musician whose championing of the synthesiser helped shape a new sound for Stevie Wonder in the early 1970s

Richard Williams

02, Apr, 2021 @5:50 PM

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Music stars led by Alicia Keys call for Biden commission on racial justice
Mary J Blige, Khalid and more call for establishment of proposed Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Jan, 2021 @10:07 AM

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Wonder breaks the silence: pop, rock and classical music for 2021
Cardi B pushes into Beyoncé’s turf and Sleaford Mods tot up the cost of Covid, while UK orchestras head back to the concert hall – our critics look ahead to big music moments

Alexis Petridis and Andrew Clements

28, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Stevie Wonder rejects 'all lives matter' in first new music in four years
Alongside two politically charged new songs, Wonder hints at first new album since 2005

Ben Beaumont-Thomas Music editor

13, Oct, 2020 @10:29 PM

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Stevie Wonder, Festac 1977: a unifying moment of transatlantic black pride
Nigeria’s Festac festival, which cost over a billion dollars in today’s money, was an Olympic Games of pan-African culture – with Stevie Wonder the joyous headliner

Lloyd Bradley

19, Aug, 2020 @1:56 PM

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One World: Together at Home review – locked-down stars lift the spirits
There are stirring performances aplenty in the Lady Gaga-hosted singathon, but it’s the glimpses of celebs’ homes that are the real treat

Ben Beaumont-Thomas Music editor

19, Apr, 2020 @5:04 PM

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Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish and Paul McCartney to play coronavirus benefit
One World: Together at Home, streamed live on 18 April, will support UN response fund

Laura Snapes Deputy music editor

06, Apr, 2020 @5:16 PM

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