Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; May 13, 1950), known professionally as Stevie Wonder, is an American singer and musician, who is credited as a pioneer and influence by musicians across a range of genres that includes rhythm and blues, pop, soul, gospel, funk and jazz. A virtual one-man band, Wonder's use of synthesizers and other electronic musical instruments during the 1970s, reshaped the conventions of R&B. He also helped drive the genre into the album era, crafting his LPs as cohesive, consistent socially conscious statements with complex compositions. Blind since shortly after his birth, Wonder was a child prodigy who signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11, where he was given the professional name Little Stevie Wonder.
Wonder's single "Fingertips" was a No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963, at the age of 13, making him the youngest artist ever ...
|Also performed as||WonderloveThe Black BullEl Toro NegroEivets Rednow|
|Also known as||Stevland Hardaway Morris|
|Born||13 May 1950 (Age: 72), in Saginaw|
|Parent(s)||Lula Mae Hardaway|
|Label(s)||MotownTamlaTamla MotownAudio FidelityMobile Fidelity Sound LabLive & AliveEMIRepublic Records[no label]Arista|
|Label management||WonDirection (label founder)Black Bull Music, Inc. (personal publisher)|