Stevie Wonder (born May 13, 1950 as Stevland Judkins, later changed to Stevland Morris) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, musician, humanitarian and social activist. Wonder has recorded more than 30 Top 10 hits, won 24 Grammy Awards (a record for a living artist), also one for lifetime achievement, and been inducted into both the Rock and Roll and Songwriters halls of fame.
Blind from infancy, Wonder has become one of the most successful and well-known artists on the Motown label, with nine U.S. #1 hits to his name and album sales totaling more than 100 million units. He has recorded several critically acclaimed albums and hit singles, and writes and produces songs for many of his labelmates and outside artists as well. A multi-instrumentalist, Wonder plays the drums, bass guitar, synthesizers, congas, and most famously the piano, harmonica and keyboards. Many critics refer to the quality of his work and its versatility as being indicative of musical genius.