Stevie Wonder House Full Of Toys Benefit Concert 2018

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    Sunday, December 9th

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    22nd Annual Benefit Concert

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    Sunday December 9 2018 

    Stevie Wonder: House of Toys Benefit Concert

    8:00 PM

    STAPLES Center

    Los Angeles, CA


    American singer, songwriter, musician, and producer, Stevie Wonder, is one of the most celebrated and prominent figures in popular music, who at the age of 13, was the youngest recording artist to have achieved a #1 single with “Fingertips, Part 2”, and subsequently the first to simultaneously reach #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100, R&B Singles and Album Charts. To date he has amassed 49 Top Forty singles, 32 #1 singles and worldwide sales of over 100 million units.  Stevie has won 25 Grammy Awards, the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. In 1983, Stevie spearheaded the realization of “Martin Luther King Day” as a national holiday.  His participation in the 1985 “We Are The World” fundraiser for hunger in Africa was a music industry milestone, while his involvement to put an end to apartheid in South Africa is legendary. In 1999, he became the youngest recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors.  Stevie is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame.  In 2009, Stevie was awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and performed his commission, “Sketches Of A Life”, which placed him in a very select group of eminent composers who have received library commissions, ranging from Aaron Copeland and Leonard Bernstein to Paquito D’Rivera.  Stevie is a Commander of France’s National Order of Arts and Letters and is a designated United Nations Messenger of Peace with a special focus on persons with disabilities.

    Venue

    Staples Center
    1111 S Figueroa St
    Los Angeles, CA
    90015

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