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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Stevie Wonder at 2016 Grammys "We need to make every single thing accessible to every single person with a disability"

Stevie Wonder has won many Grammys during his extensive career.

In fact, the pianist/singer/songwriter has taken home 25 Grammys. That places him at the top of the list of most Grammys won by a male solo artist.

But, is it possible that in 2016 he won the entire Grammys awards show on Monday, Feb. 15, with his comments on accessibility for those with disabilities?

"We need to make every single thing accessible to every single person with a disability," Wonder said as he opened the envelope containing the Song of the Year winner.

The name of the winner was written in braille. Wonder, a Michigan native, teased the audience about their inability to read the contents of the envelope.

Wonder then announced the winning song, "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran, and mentioned how he told his daughter it was a "good song."

Before presenting the award, Wonder and a capella group Pentatonix performed a short tribute to Maurice White of Earth, Wind and Fire. White died Feb. 4 at the age of 74.

Wonder, who became a Motown artist at the young age of 11, was born in Saginaw and moved to Detroit during his childhood.

What do you think of Wonder's comments?

article by Jessica Shepherd for M Live | Feb 15, 2016

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