American popular music icon Stevie Wonder will give a concert in Istanbul for the first time.
ISTANBUL- Stevie Wonder will perform at Santralistanbul in Istanbul on Friday September 14, 2012.
The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts will host Wonder among world stars in honor of its 40th anniversary celebrations in Istanbul.
The artist who has released a range of popular albums like Music of My Mind, Talking Book, Fulfillingness' First Finale and Innervisions is also the composer of dozens of memorable songs such as "For Once in My Life", "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," "Superstition," "Sir Duke", "Happy Birthday", "I Just Called to Say I Love You," "Isn't She Lovely?"
Stevie Wonder, who can play drums and percussion instruments in addition to the piano and keyboard, has played also a huge role in popularizing the synthesizer in popular music.
Apart from winning 25 Grammies including the lifetime Achievement Award, he has also won the Golden Globe for his famous movie song “I just called to say I love you." The artist continues to be a source of inspiration for numerous contemporary musicians from a variety of genres including jazz, pop and many more.