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Stevie Wonder is Planning on Leaving the United States & Moving to This Country

Stevie Wonder is ready to say goodbye to the United States.

In a new interview with Oprah Winfrey, the 70-year-old music icon said that he has plans to move to Ghana in Africa because he wants to protect his children, grandchildren, and more family to come from the racial injustice in the U.S.

“I wanna see this nation smile again,” Stevie shared with Oprah (via People). “And I want to see it before I leave to travel to move to Ghana, because I’m going to do that.”

“I don’t want to see my children’s children’s children have to say, ‘Oh, please like me. Please respect me. Please know that I am important. Please value me,’” Stevie added. “What kinda [life is that]?”

This is not the first time Stevie has talked about moving to Ghana. Back in 1994, Stevie said he felt there was “more of a sense of community” than in the U.S.

Wrongly Convicted Man Archie Williams Stuns With 'America's Got Talent' Performance - Watch!

America’s Got Talent fans are buzzing about Archie Williams.

The singer, who stunned with his performance of “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” during the auditions, returned to TV on Tuesday night (August 11) for the quarterfinals of the hit series.

If you didn’t know, Archie was wrongly imprisoned for over three decades. In 1983, at the age of 22, he was convicted of aggravated rape and attempted murder in Louisiana. Fingerprint evidence did not match his own, and witnesses testified that he was at his own home the night of the incident. However, he was sentenced to life in prison at Louisiana State Penitentiary without the possibility of parole.

During the performance, he sang Stevie Wonder‘s “Love’s in Need of Love Today” in front of judges Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Sofia Vergara as well as guest judge Kelly Clarkson at the Universal Studios Hollywood lot amid the pandemic.

For the first time, AGT had a virtual audience featuring audio and video of fans watching live.

“Thank you so much for that, your story is an incredible testimony, it’s powerful. I don’t want your story to overshadow [your singing]. Your tone is so cool. It was incredible to hear such a great storyteller. Those are my favorite kind of singers. You did a really great job,” Kelly said.

“You deserve this more than anyone,” Sofia said.

“I can feel all the pain you went through. It couldn’t be more perfect,” said Heidi.

Find out why Kelly Clarkson is filing in for Simon Cowell

Watch the fantastic performance…

Shaquille O'Neal Seems to Have a Stevie Wonder Conspiracy Theory

Shaquille O’Neal told a hilarious story about Stevie Wonder that appears to play into some longstanding conspiracy theories!

Many people believe that Stevie, who has been blind since he was an infant, can actually see.

During a taping of NBA on TNT, Shaq recounted a time that he ran into Stevie in their apartment building and Stevie somehow knew it was Shaq.

“We lived in a building on Wilshire [Boulevard]. So you park your car under, the valet is down there. I’m already in the building, I’m coming through the lobby,” Shaq explained.

He continued, “The [elevator] door opens. It’s Stevie Wonder. He comes in, says ‘What’s up Shaq?’ [He] presses the button, gets off on the floor by himself and goes to his room…I went and called every person I knew and told the story.”

Hear Shaq‘s entire story below…

Questlove, Stevie Wonder & More Celebrate 'Boyz N The Hood' at Cinespia Screening!

Questlove happily hits the stage at Cinespia‘s special screening of Boyz N The Hood, over the weekend at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

The DJ and Roots frontman was joined at the Amazon Studios and Amazon Prime Video hosted evening by Stevie Wonder, Flea, Riele Downs and her sister, and DJ Pooh at the tribute to the trailblazing filmmaker John Singleton.

Cinespia kicked off its’ summer season with screenings of Jaws, Beetlejuice, Legally Blonde, and The Goonies.

Just last week, James Franco and Lucas Hedges were spotted running into each other at Cinespia’s screening of Point Break.

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Stevie Wonder Reveals He Will Be Undergoing Kidney Transplant Surgery

Stevie Wonder is opening up about his upcoming surgery.

During her performance at the 2019 British Summer Time Festival on Saturday (July 6) in London, the 69-year-old music icon revealed that he will be undergoing kidney transplant surgery this fall.

“So what’s going to happen is this – I am going to have a kidney transplant in September of this year,” Stevie shared with the audience. “I’m all good, I’m all good, all good. I have a donor and it’s all good.”

Stevie went on to confirm that he will be perform three more shows before taking a break ahead of the procedure.

“I want you to know, I came here to give you my love and thank you for your love,” Stevie continued. “You ain’t got to hear no rumors, I told you what’s up, I am good.”

CBS' Motown Special 2019 - Performers & Song List Revealed!

Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration airs tonight (April 21), and it’s going to be a star-studded affair!

The tribute, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer and Smokey Robinson, airs at 8 p.m. on CBS.

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The special will include performances from Diana Ross, Pentatonix, Stevie Wonder, Ciara and many more stars performing classics like “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours,” “You Can’t Hurry Love” and “Please Mr. Postman.”

Click inside to see who will be performing during the Motown 60 special…More Here! »

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Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute to Aretha Franklin at Her Funeral - Watch Now

Stevie Wonder helped pay tribute to Aretha Franklin with one of the final performances of the evening.

The 68-year-old musician took to the stage during the service on Friday (August 31) held at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan.

Stevie performed an instrumental version of “The Lord’s Prayer” on harmonica before delivering a short prayer.

“Without God’s goodness and greatness, we would have never known the Queen of Soul. We would have never known the joy that she brought to us, we’d have never known someone who could express in song the pain that we felt. And yes, the reason that we are here today is because of love, because of how much we love this woman,” Stevie said in part of his speech.

He followed up by singing his song “As.”

Check out Stevie‘s entire performance below…

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