Beyonce, Ed Sheeran pay homage to Stevie Wonder

Singers Beyonce and Ed Sheeran performed an energetic duet to pay homage to veteran musician Stevie Wonder.

By: Press Trust of India | Los Angeles | Published: February 12, 2015 9:49:26 am
Beyonce, Ed Sheeran Beyonce and Sheeran belted out Wonder’s classics such as ‘Master Blaster (Jammin’)’, ‘Fingertips Pt2’, and ‘Higher Ground’. (Source: AP)

Singers Beyonce and Ed Sheeran performed an energetic duet to pay homage to veteran musician Stevie Wonder at the official after-party of the Grammy Awards.

The event ‘Stevie Wonder: Songs In the Key of Life– An All-Star Grammy Salute’, at the Nokia Theatre on February 10, saw the bigwigs of music industry paying tribute to the 64-year-old winner of 25 Grammys, reported Us magazine.

Beyonce, 33, and Sheeran, 23 belted out Wonder’s classics such as ‘Master Blaster (Jammin’)’, ‘Fingertips Pt2’, and ‘Higher Ground’. “If you love Stevie Wonder like I love Stevie Wonder, I want you to stand up on your feet,” Beyonce yelled, before taking a walk into the crowd and shaking hands with the musical icon himself.

Sheeran and Beyonce were then joined on stage by Gary Clark Jr, who performed a guitar solo. “We love you Stevie,” Beyonce gushed at the end of their set, as she pulled Sheeran and Clark into a tight hug. 

Tony Bennett, Tyler Perry, John Legend, Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Babyface, Pharrell and Jennifer Hudson, also honoured Wonder with their performances.

“I cannot leave this stage, this building, this planet without letting you all know that I love you,” Wonder said, addressing the crowd, before being joined on stage by all his famous fans for a finale performance of his number ‘Happy Birthday’.

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