Stevie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.
In addition to being blind, Stevie has also lost his sense of smell due to being in a car crash in 1973.
In his acceptance speech for the Oscar for Best Song in 1985, Stevie dedicated his award to imprisoned civil rights leader Nelson Mandela. The South African government then banned Wonder's music from the country.
Stevie is an active supporter of the United States Democratic Party.
Stevie's song Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours, was covered by boyband Blue.
The following musicians and performers list Stevie as one of their major influences: Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, George Michael, Jermaine Jackson, Michael Jackson, Nik Kershaw, India.Arie, Musiq Soulchild, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Prince, and Beyonce Knowles.
Stevie has covered two songs by Bob Dylan: Mr. Tambourine Man, and Blowin' in the Wind.
Stevie has appeared in Luther Vandross' videoclip for Vandross' song Dance With My Father.
Stevie's nickname is "Little Stevie".
In 2001, Stevie married again, this time to Kai Millard Morris. They have one child, Mandla Kadjaly Carl Stevland Morris, born May 13, 2005.
Stevie was married to Syreeta Wright, a singer, from September 14, 1970 to 1972, when they divorced. Syreeta died in 2004 from breast cancer.
I Just Called to Say I Love You is Motowns biggest's selling single ever in the UK.
Stevie Wonder(Recalling on his first stage name): When I went to Motown, which was in '61, the people that are closest to the ranks of Motown felt that I had a talent and that I was promising writer. They said, look, we have to change your name, that's not going to work. They had messed around with calling me Little Stevie. They finally decided on Little Stevie Wonder.
Stevie: Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision.
Stevie: Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie: The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.
Stevie: Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person.
Stevie: Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things.
Stevie: Among all the wonderful things we have, we don't seem to have a time to love. And to me that's the fuel, that's the fuel we need to make the engine go.
Stevie: Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Stevie: We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.