Stevie Wonder turns 70: 20 snaps showing the music icon's life

Stevie Wonder turns 70: 20 snaps showing the music icon's life

- American singer Stevie Wonder recently clocked the age of 70

- Music fans around the world celebrated the legend and his milestone birthday

- Briefly.co.za compiled 10 photos and 10 videos that highlight the music icon's life

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Dedicated fans and supporters of American musical icon, Stevland Hardaway Morris - popularly known as Stevie Wonder - are still in a mood of celebration as the superstar clocks the age of 70.

The Detroit-raised singer, songwriter, musician and record producer was born on 13 May and he started his journey into the world of music after signing with Motown’s Tamla label at the tender age of just 11.

Wonder’s years in the business of music have been highly rewarding as the icon boasts a staggering 25 Grammy Awards. The music icon also has a total of 23 studio albums to his credit, with the first one having been released in the year 1962.

Adding to his list of outstanding achievements, Wonder also has to his credit 10 billboard number one hits and had had 20 of his R&B songs reach number one. He has sold more than 100 million albums across the world.

In the mood of celebrating this icon, Briefly.co.za has compiled an interesting and insightful mix of photos and videos that beam the spotlight on the career of the music star over the course of the years.

Some of the visuals below capture Wonder at different points of his career.

Check out 10 interesting photos of Stevie Wonder below:

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A young Stevie Wonder captured during a recording session.

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Stevie Wonder seen walking his way around a piano.

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Stevie Wonder receives the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Stevie Wonder performs the DaftPunk's hit song Get Lucky with Pharrell Williams and NileRodgers at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, 2014.

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Stevie attended the 9th Annual American Music Awards where he was awarded the AwardOfMerit because of his amazing contribution to the music industry, his exceptional courage, spirit and his musical genius.

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Check some interesting videos of Stevie wonder below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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