STEVIE Wonder is one of music history's greats - producing hit after hit that's helped the world get down for five decades. The child prodigy made R'n'B mainstream after coming to prominence through the Motown label and he's now coming to the UK as part of BST. Here's what we know about him... Who is Stevie Wonder, what is his background and how did he become blind? Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stevie Wonder, real name Stevland Hardaway Morris, was born in Saginaw, Michigan on May 13, 1950, making him 68. He was the third of six children, and his parents - songwriter Lula Mae Hardaway and Calvin Judkins - divorced when he was four. He became blind shortly after birth due to the fact he was six weeks premature and vulnerable to retinopathy of prematurity while in his oxygen-rich incubator. The rapid development of his eye blood vessels caused his retinas to detach, leading him to lose his sight. Stevie began making music by playing instruments, including piano, drums and … [Read more...] about How old is Stevie Wonder, what are his biggest songs, and is he headlining BST 2019 with Lionel Richie?