According to this latest press release that was sent to us today. BET Networks and Wonder Productions have joined forces with the United Nations to present Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace. In celebration of the 67th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Organization, the star-studded concert took place on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in the General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
Featuring performances by Sting, Janelle Monáe, Wyclef Jean and more, the concert also features duets by headliner and music legend Stevie Wonder, the UN’s Messenger of Peace. Emceed by Malcolm Jamal Warner, the concert is set to premiere on Centric, Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 9PM ET/PT and will premiere on BET, Sunday, March 3rd at 11AM ET.
I’m not sure which one of Mac Miller’s alter ego this is..but super early this morning, homie was still in the lab cooking up new music. With his new found love for the keyboard, Mac also sat down to cover one of Stevie Wonder’s legendary records. Check out the video above and listen to his new joint down below.
Kelly Rowland and Stevie Wonder attended and performed at Muhammad Ali’s 70th birthday this past weekend and covers a Whitney Houston’s classic “The Greatest Love of All.” Stevie Wonder plays the keys on the George Benson remake. Below Kelly Rowland briefly speaks on first meeting Whitney Houston. R.I.P. Whitney Houston.
“I remember the first time I met her, she was just such an angel and so supportive and had great words of encouragement to say about the music industry,” she said. “To meet such an icon and a legend like her, you’re just like, ‘I was in her presence.”
While I was at work today, the world got a chance to mourn the loss of the great Whitney Houston along with her family, and friends. The funeral was held at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, NJ, and included stunning peformances from Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, & R. Kelly. Above Alicia Keys performs “Send Me An Angel.” After the jump, Stevie Wonder performs “Ribbon In The Sky,” while R. Kelly performs his penned single for Whitney Houston “I Look To You.” Brings a tear to my eye watching these performances. Thanks BET. Read more