Soul Concerts Wiki


January 25, 2000 Radio City Music Hall, New York City, NY February 21, 2000 20th Century Fox Studios, Century City, CA (Elton John MusiCares Person of the Year 2000, performing "Daniel") February 22, 2000 Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA August 17, 2000 Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA (Democratic National Convention) September 6, 2000 Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, NY (11th annual Rhythm & Blues Foundation Pioneer Awards, where Stevie received the Lifetime Achievement Award) December 16, 2000 Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2000)


February 19, 2001 Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA (Paul Simon MusiCares Person of the Year 2001) February 20, 2001 Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA July 21, 2001 Hart Plaza, Detroit, MI (Celebrity Homecoming) September 21, 2001 Private Venue, New York City, NY September 29, 2001 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV (Andre Agassi Grand Slam For Children Concert Fundraiser) October 14, 2001 Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA December 15, 2001 Forum, Inglewood, CA (6th Annual House Full Of Toys Benefit 2001)


February 23, 2002 Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA (33rd NAACP Image Awards) February 25, 2002 Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, CA (Billy Joel MusiCares Person of the Year 2002, performing "Just The Way You Are") April 20, 2002 Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA (American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration 2002) June 13, 2002 Sheraton Hotel, New York City, NY (Songwriters Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, where Stevie received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award) October 19, 2002 BET Television Studios, Washington, DC (BET Walk of Fame Honors Stevie Wonder) October 28, 2002 Beacon Theatre, New York City, NY (The first Artists Empowerment Coalition benefit concert to help past performers who have been abused by record companies) December 15, 2002 Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2002)


February 23, 2003 U.N. General Assembly Hall, New York City, NY May 22, 2003 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV (VH1 Divas Duets 2003) July 3, 2003 Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA (Essence Music Festival 2003) July 26, 2003 Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA (18th Annual "A Midsummer Night's Magic") December 2, 2003 St. Regis Hotel, Los Angeles, CA ('Time To Give' Gala benefitting The Afghanistan World Foundation, where Muhammad Ali received 'The Freedom Award') December 10, 2003 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV (Billboard Music Awards 2003, Stevie presented the century award to Sting) December 20, 2003 Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2003) December 27-28, 2003 Osaka-jo Hall, Osaka, JPN December 27-28, 2003 Super Arena, Saitama, JPN December 30, 2003 Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka, JPN


January 4, 2004 Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, JPN January 6-7, 2004 Osaka-jo Hall, Osaka, JPN January 10, 2004 Sheraton Hotel, New York City, NY (United Negro College Fund's 'An Evening of Stars 25th Anniversary Celebration – A Tribute to Lou Rawls' performing "Love Is A Hurting Thing") February 6, 2004 House of Blues, West Hollywood, CA (In aid of music education in public schools in association with American Express) April 3, 2004 International Conference Centre, Accra, GHA (Ghana Charity Concert) May 27, 2004 Hilton Hotel, New York City, NY (T.J. Martell Foundation 29th Annual Award Gala, where Stevie received the artistic achievement award) June 8, 2004 Chicago, IL (US TV "Oprah Winfrey Show" performing "Isn't She Lovely" with Jake Simpson) June 10, 2004 Marriott Marquis, New York City, NY (The National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame. Stevie was presented with the Johnny Mercer Award and peformed "Visions") June 18, 2004 First AME Church, Los Angeles, CA (Ray Charles funeral) July 13, 2004 First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Los Angeles, CA (Syreeta Wright Funeral) July 15, 2004 Romsdalsmuseet, Molde, NOR (Molde Jazz Festival) July 17, 2004 Stockholms Stadion, Stockholm, SWE (Stockholm Jazz Festival) July 18, 2004 Kirjurinluoto, Pori, FIN (Pori Jazz Festival 2004) August 12, 2004 Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, CA (Rick James Funeral performing "I Won't Complain") August 29, 2004 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL (MTV Video Music Awards 2004, performing "If I Ain't Got You"/"Higher Ground" with Alicia Keys & Lenny Kravitz) October 1, 2004 Chicago, IL (Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Barack Obama fundraiser, with Robin Williams) October 8, 2004 Staples Centre, Los Angeles, CA (Ray Charles Tribute, performing "I've Got a Woman") October 9, 2004 BET Television Studios, Washington, DC (BET's annual Walk Of Fame Tributes Smokey Robinson. Broadcast October 26th) December 3, 2004 Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, Anaheim, CA KISS FM's Jingle Ball 2004, performing "Jingle Bells") December 8, 2004 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV (Billboard Music Awards 2004, Stevie was presented with the century award) December 18, 2004 Forum, Inglewood, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2004)


January 8, 2005 Sheraton Hotel, New York City, NY (United Negro College Fund's Quincy Jones Tribute performing "I Can't Help It")

January 15, 2005 US TV NBC's "A Concert For Hope" Tsunami Relief Telethon performing "A Time To Love" with India.Arie)

February 13, 2005 Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA (47th Grammy Awards 2005, performing "Across the Universe" in a tribute to The Beatles, with Jennifer Lopez, Usher, James Brown, Norah Jones, Scott Weiland, Marc Anthony, Bono, Brian Wilson, Billie Joe Armstrong, Alicia Keys, Supla, Steven Tyler & Slash) March 25, 2005 NAACP Image Awards performing "A Time To Love" and presenting Oprah Winfrey with The Hall Of Fame Award. Broadcast date. April 6, 2005 West Angeles Cathedral, Los Angeles, CA (Johnnie Cochran's funeral performing "Shelter In The Rain") May 6, 2005 Times Square, New York City, NY (US TV "Good Morning America") May 23, 2005 Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV (Tiger Woods' benefit concert) June 14, 2005 Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI (Stevie sang the National Anthem at Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Detroit Pistons and the San Antonio Spurs. He also performed "So What the Fuss" at halftime) June 28, 2005 Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (BET Awards 2005, with John Legend) June 29, 2005 Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester Hills, MI July 2, 2005 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA (Live 8) July 8, 2005 Riverside Church, New York City, NY (Luther Vandross Funeral performing "I Won't Complain" and "Power of Love/Love Power" with Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle & Alicia Keys) August 6, 2005 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY (to raise awareness for voters' rights and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act on Aug. 6, 1965) August 11, 2005 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY (to raise awareness for voters' rights and to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act on Aug. 6, 1965) August 12, 2005 Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ August 14, 2005 Plymouth Recreation Ground, Plymouth, T&T (Tobago Jazz Festival) August 31, 2005 Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (World Music Awards 2005 performing "From the Bottom of My Heart") September 9, 2005 BET A Concert for Hurricane Relief in aid of victims of hurricane Katrina) September 9, 2005 Detroit, MI (Motown Music Festival. The City of Detroit honoured Stevie with a Lifetime Achievement Award and the day was declared "Stevie Wonder Day" and he was presented with a key to the City) September 9-10, 2005 Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (UNCF's An Evening Of Stars Tribute To Stevie Wonder) September 17, 2005 Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA (Lady of Soul Awards, Stevie performing "Until You Come Back to Me" with Aretha Franklin before presenting her with the Lena Horne Award for outstanding career achievement) October 7, 2005 Miami, FL (US TV "Tom Joyner's Sky Show") October 13, 2005 US TV "Oprah" October 20, 2005 WXRK Studios, New York City, NY (US Radio "Howard Stern Show" interviewed and performing songs including "Living for the City", "Superwoman", "I Won't Complain", "Pastime Paradise", "Sir Duke", "My Cherie Amour", "As" & "Isn't She Lovely") October 21, 2005 US TV "The View" October 25, 2005 Burbank, CA (US TV "Ellen DeGeneres Show" performing "Isn't She Lovely" & "Sir Duke") November 1, 2005 Tokyo, JPN (JAPANESE TV "Music Fair". Broadcast November 26th) November 2, 2005 Tokyo, JPN (JAPANESE TV "News 23". Broadcast November 11th) November 4, 2005 Tokyo, JPN (JAPANESE TV "Music Station" performing a medley of "From the Bottom of My Heart", "I Just Called to Say I Love You", "So What the Fuss" & "Positivity") November 7, 2005 Savoy Hotel, London, ENG (Press conference) November 9, 2005 Abbey Road Studios, London, ENG (recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on Saturday December 10th) November 10, 2005 London, ENG (UK TV "Parkinson". Broadcast November 26th) November 11, 2005 Paris, FRA (FRENCH TV "Star Academy) November 13, 2005 London, ENG (UK TV "Top of The Pops". Broadcast November 27th) November 14, 2005 Marriott Marquis, New York City, NY (Angel Ball Benefit For G&P Foundation For Cancer Research) December 10, 2005 Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2005)


January 13, 2006 West Angeles Church of God in Christ, Los Angeles, CA (Lou Rawls funeral) January 20, 2006 Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (US TV "Unpredictable" Jamie Foxx one-hour primetime TV special taping) January 26, 2006 Kodak Theater, Los Angeles, CA (Tribute to Dionne Warwick) January 28, 2006 BET Gospel Celebration special. Broadcst February 23rd) February 5, 2006 Ford Field, Detroit, MI (Superbowl XL. During the pre-game ceremonies, Stevie, along with Joss Stone, India.Arie, and John Legend, performed a medley of Wonder's hits. The Four Tops also performed during the pregame ceremonies, though the performance was not televised) February 6, 2006 Prince George Ballroom, New York City, NY (Stevie hosted the Kai Milla Fall '06 after party) February 7, 2006 New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Lithonis, GA (Coretta Scott King Funeral) February 20, 2006 London, ENG (UK TV "Top of The Pops" performing "From the Bottom of My Heart") March 4, 2006 Soul Train Awards 2006. Before the show Stevie was presented with a statue of himself created by artist Artis lane. During the show, Stevie was on hand to present the inaugural Stevie Wonder Lifetime Achievement Award to R. Kelly) March 15, 2006 Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (US TV "American Idol". The final 12 American Idol contestants performed Stevie Wonder songs culminating in a group performance with him. Stevie also interacted and gave tips and advice to the contestants and performed "My Love Is On Fire") April 22-23, 2006 Plymouth Recreation Ground, Plymouth, T&T (Tobago Jazz Festival. Performance on the 22nd and joined Sting on "Every Breath You Take" on the 23rd) May 25, 2006 Lansing, MI (inducted into the Michigan Walk of Fame, along with Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Rosa Parks & W.K. Kellogg. Stevie Performed a half hour set to close off proceedings including, "My Cherie Amour", "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life", "Superstition", "I Just Called to Say I Love You" & "Can't Imagine Love Without You") June 8, 2006 West Angeles Church of God in Christ, Los Angeles, CA (Stevie's mother Lula Mae Hardaway's Funeral) June 15, 2006 Marriott Marquis, New York City, NY (2006 Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards Induction) June 27, 2006 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA (BET Awards 2006) July 4, 2006 US Capitol Building West Capitol Lawn, Washington, DC ('A Capitol Fourth' in celebration of Independence Day. Stevie was honoured with National Artistic Achievement Award, which he dedicates to his mother Lula Mae Hardaway. He also performed a mini concert with hits including "Sir Duke", "Masterblaster" & "Signed Sealed Delivered") August 29, 2006 New Orleans, LA (the Rebuilding the Soul of America, to mark one year since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf coast of the US. Stevie closed the evening with a 30 minute set) September 17, 2006 Los Angeles, CA (UNCF's An Evening Of Stars Tribute To Aretha Franklin) October 14, 2006 Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, NY (The Annual Women's World Awards, hosted by Mikail Gorbachev (former President of the Soviet Union) & Terri Hatcher) October 17, 2006 White House, Washington, DC (Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell presented the Thelonious Monk Institute's annual award, the Maria Fisher Founders Award for public service, to Stevie, who accepted the award in memory of his mother) November 1, 2006 Esquire House, Los Angeles, CA ('Songs of Hope IV'a special silent auction and awards benefit. Stevie was honoured by the City of Hope, the Southern California cancer research and treatment centre, with the Clive Davis Legends in Songwriting award. Proceed will go towards the fight against cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases) November 9, 2006 Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, CA ('Singers and Songs Celebrate Tony Bennett's 80th', performing "For Once In My Life") November 17, 2006 Music Hall, Cleveland, OH (Public memorial service for R&B singer Gerald Levert) November 21, 2006 US TV "Tony Bennett An American Classic" NBC TV special broadcast December 4, 2006 Billboard Awards 2006 presenting the Century Award to Tony Bennett) December 16, 2006 Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2006)


February 7, 2007 Stevie was honoured with the Hope of Los Angeles Award by the City of Los Angeles as part of their commemoration of African American Heritage Month February 17-18, 2007 Saitama Super Arena, JPN February 20, 2007 Rainbow Hall, Nagoya, JPN February 24, 2007 Miyagi-ken Sougou Taiikukan, Rifu, JPN February 27-28, 2007 Osaka-shi Chuuou Taiikukan, Osaka, JPN March 9, 2007 International Conference Centre, Accra, GHA (Concert as part of Ghana's Golden Jubilee celebrations) March 13, 2007 Washington, DC (ASCAP honoured Stevie as part of Capitol Hill's inaugural ASCAP American Troubadour Award) April 29, 2007 University of Southern California's Galen Center, Los Angeles, CA (We Love Ella: A Tribute to the First Lady of Song. Broadcast June 6th) May 23, 2007 Warner Theatre, Washington, DC (Paul Simon Gershwin Prize 2009, with Art Garfunkel, Yolanda Adams, Marc Anthony, Shawn Colvin, The Dixie Hummingbirds, Jessy Dixon and the Jessy Dixon Singers, Jerry Douglas, Philip Glass, Alison Krauss, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Lyle Lovett, Stephen Marley, Dianne Reeves, James Taylor & Buckwheat Zydeco) June 7, 2007 Scientology Center, Hollywood, CA (15th Annual American Society of Young Musicians Spring Benefit, at which Stevie received the Living Legend Award) June 16, 2007 Beverly Hilton hotel International Ballroom, Los Angeles, CA (34th Annual Vision Awards. Stevie presented the Vision Award for Lifetime Achievement to the Blind Boys of Alabama, and played a set to end the show) June 26, 2007 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA (BET Awards 2007) July 21, 2007 Museum of Contemporary Art's Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA (Welcome party for David & Victoria Beckham hosted by Will Smith and Tom Cruise. Stevie performed a 15 minute set with songs including "Superstition" & "Signed Sealed Delivered") July ?, 2007 Latvia (Stevie was a special guest of the closing ceremony of the Fourth International competition of young singers of popular music New Wave 2007. He was presented with Diamond cuff-links and said that he would use them only on special occasions) August 2, 2007 CAA Courtyard, Century City, CA (press conference announcing the 'A Wonder Summer's Night Tour) August 23, 2007 Humphrey's By The Bay, San Diego, CA August 25, 2007 Harvey's Outdoor Arena, Lake Tahoe, CA August 26, 2007 Sleep Train Pavilion, Concord, CA August 28, 2007 Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA August 30, 2007 McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheatre, Troutdale, OR August 31, 2007 Chateau Saint Michelle Winery Amphitheatre, Woodinville, WA September 2, 2007 Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA (Stevie served as the grand marshal for 2007 Sharp AQUOS 500 which was the 25th race of the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup season) September 4, 2007 Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA September 5, 2007 Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA September 9, 2007 Oprah's gala fundraiser for the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama at her home. September 10-11, 2007 Charter One Pavilion, Chicago, IL September 12, 2007 Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester Hills, MI September 14, 2007 Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA September 16, 2007 Pier Six Pavilion, Baltimore, MD (The day was declared Stevie Wonder Day by Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon) September 18, 2007 Radio City Music Hall, New York City, NY (Dream Concert for Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial with Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, LL Cool J and others) September 20, 2007 Bank of America Pavilion, Boston, MA September 22, 2007 Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA (UNCF's An Evening of Stars tribute to Smokey Robinson, who received the Award of Excellence and Nancy Wilson was also honoured) September 29, 2007 Millenium Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, CA (Stevie was honoured with the Alfred Mann Foundation Innovation and Inspiration Award at the 4th Annual Alfred Mann Foundation Gala) October 23, 2007 New York Hilton and Towers, New York City, NY (32nd Annual T.J. Martell Foundation Gala. Stevie, Smokey and many others celebrated the career of Motown label founder Berry Gordy Jr.) October 25, 2007 Bell Centre, Montreal, QC October 27-28, 2007 Borgata Event Center Atlantic City, NJ October 30, 2007 Verizon Center, Washington, DC November 1, 2007 Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA November 6, 2007 Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH November 8, 2007 Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA November 9, 2007 Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, PA November 12, 2007 Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON November 14 & 16, 2007 Mohegan Sun Arena, CT November 17, 2007 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY (joined on stage by Prince and Tony Bennett) November 20, 2007 Selfridges, London, ENG (Stevie opened a new Wonder Room of luxury items in the famous department store and played a half hour set to an invited audience) November 28, 2007 Charlotte Bobcats Arena, Charlotte, NC November 29, 2007 RBC Center, Raleigh, NC December 1, 2007 Sommet Center, Nashville, TN December 2, 2007 FedExForum, Memphis, TN December 4, 2007 Toyota Center, Houston, TX December 5-6, 2007 Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie, TX December 9, 2007 Jobing.Com Arena, Glendale, AZ December 15, 2007 Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2007)


January 12, 2008 Warner Theatre, Washington, DC (BET Honors 2008) February 14, 2008 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA (39th NAACP Image Awards, Stevie received the Hall of Fame Award) May 2, 2008 Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans, LA (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2008) May 5, 2008 American Legion Mall, Indianapolis, IN (Stevie performs at a get out the vote rally with Barack Obama) June 5, 2008 Hard Rock Cafe, London, ENG (European Tour announcement and performance) June 18, 2008 Jones Beach Theater, Wantaugh, NY June 19, 2008 Mohegan Sun Arena, Ucansville, CT June 21, 2008 Etess Arena, Atlantic City, NJ June 22, 2008 Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA June 24, 2008 DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI June 26, 2008 Henry W. Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI (Summerfest 2008) June 27, 2008 Hyde Park, London, ENG (46664 Nelson Mandela's 90th Birthday) June 28, 2008 Grant Park, Chicago, IL (Taste of Chicago 2008) July 1, 2008 Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre, Greenwood Village, CO July 4, 2008 Event Center, Reno, NV July 5, 2008 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA July 7, 2008 Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA July 8, 2008 Sleep Train Pavilion, Concord, CA July 11, 2008 White River Amphitheatre, Auburn, WA July 12, 2008 GM Place, Vancouver, BC July 30, 2008 Sunset Marquis Hotel, Los Angeles, CA (Gibson Through The Lens Exhibition) August 28, 2008 Invesco Field at Mile High, Denver, CO (Democratic National Convention) September 8, 2008 NIA Academy, Birmingham, ENG September 9, 2008 MEN Arena, Manchester, ENG September 11-12, 2008 O2 Arena, London, ENG September 14-15, 2008 Ahoy, Rotterdam, NED September 17, 2008 Gigantium, Aalborg, DEN September 19, 2008 Globe Arena, Stockholm, SWE September 20, 2008 Vikingskipet, Hamar, NOR September 22, 2008 Lanxess Arena, Cologne, GER September 23, 2008 Sap Arena, Mannheim, GER September 25, 2008 Olympiahalle, Munich, GER September 26, 2008 Forum di Assago, Milan, ITY September 28, 2008 Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, FRA September 30-October 1, 2008 O2 Arena, London, ENG October 3, 2008 MEN Arena, Manchester, ENG October 4, 2008 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, ENG October 15, 2008 Burswood Dome, Perth, AUS October 16, 2008 Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, AUS October 20, 2008 Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, AUS October 22-23, 2008 Acer Arena, Sydney, AUS October 25, 2008 Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, AUS October 28, 2008 Westpac Arena, Christchurch, NZ October 30, 2008 Vector Arena, Auckland, NZ November 13, 2008 Faithful Central Bible's Church Tabernacle Worship Center, Inglewood, CA (Funeral of Jheryl Busby, a former president and chief executive of Motown Records. Stevie performed "I Won't Complain" and accompanied Johnny Gill on "By and By") December 13, 2008 Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2008)


January 6–11, 2009 Las Vegas, NV (The annual Consumer Electronics Show. The largest technology showcase in the world, featured a booth sponsored by the National Federation of the Blind and the Sendero Group that highlights “vision free” products—mainstream products that blind people can use independently. Stevie was on hand to review and demonstrate gadgets in the Tech Zone called Stevie Wonder & Friends aimed specifically at electronics for the blind and visually impaired)

January 17, 2009 Warner Theatre, Washington, DC (BET Honors 2009) January 18, 2009 Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC (We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration 2009, performing "Higher Ground") January ?, 2009 President's Inaugural Ball. Stevie performed "All About The Love" & "Signed Sealed Delivered". He also played harmonica on Sting's "Brand New Day") January 26, 2009 Sun Grove Church, Elk Grove, CA (Stevie attended the funeral service of Ben Underwood (17), ayoung man who was diagnosed with cancer in both his eyes when he was a toddler) February 6, 2009 US TV "Ellen Degeneres Show" February 8, 2009 Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA (51st Grammy Awards dueting with the Jonas Brothers on "Burnin' Up" & "Superstition" and then ended the show with his new song "All About The Love Again") February 12, 2009 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA (NAACP Awards. Stevie closed the Ceremony with "Black Man") February 23, 2009 Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, DC (Stevie performed a newly commissioned orchestrated composition titled "Sketches of a Life" before an audience of 450 invited guests. On completion he received a standing ovation and returned the stage for an encore of his songs, "Overjoyed" & "My Cherie Amour") February 25, 2009 White House East Room, Washington, DC (Gershwin Prize 2009. Stevie received the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize from President Barack Obama. Performers included India.Arie, Tony Bennett, Wayne Brady, Anita Johnson, Diana Krall, Mary Mary, Martina McBride, Rickey Minor, Paul Simon, Esperanza Spalding & He also performed a new piece "Sketches of a Life") March 20, 2009 Los Angeles, CA (Smokey Robinson & The Miracles was honoured with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On hand to pay tribute were Stevie and Berry Gordy) March 27, 2009 Stevie appeared on American Idol, commemorating Motown 50 and treated the audience to a medley of his hits

April 12, 2009 US TV "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition". Stevie stoped by on reveal day to perform a private concert for the family of George Kadzis, from Tallahassee, Florida who was battling brain cancer and wanted to fulfill his Dying Wish to provide a safe home for his wife and children after their hurricane-damaged home was rebuilt and modified in seven days to meet their special needs. Sadly, three days after the family received their new home, George succumbed to his cancer.

Extraordinary compassion led George Kadzis, a prison dentist, and his wife, Barbara, a lifelong teacher who herself was adopted, to open their hearts and home to special-needs children adopted from orphanages in China. The family faced major challenges in their cramped, hurricane-damaged home, which was especially difficult for daughter Melody to navigate, as she is blind. The other adopted brothers and sisters also face significant physical challenges: Julia is deaf, Martin’s right arm and hand are deformed, and Phoenix and Celeste are now having their cleft palates repaired. Aileen lost her birth father to cancer, and her birth mother fled after his death. Because Barbara and George Kadzis weren’t fluent in Chinese, and several of their adopted children could barely communicate in any fashion, the family turned to the universal language of music as an instrument to heal, communicate and transform. Chris, Barbara and George’s biological son, Martin, play the guitar and piano, Aileen plays the flute and Melody plays the zither, while sister Julia dances like she’s listening to every note -- except that she can’t hear.

May 2, 2009 St. Raymond & St. Leo the Great Catholic Church on Paris Avenue, New Orleans, LA (Tyronne Aubert (one half of the rhythm & blues duo the Aubry Twins) Funeral performing "Falling in Love with Jesus") May 2, 2009 Austin's Creole Kitchen, New Orleans, LA (Tyronne Aubert's Funeral Repast, where Stevie played keyboards and sang a medley of his songs, including "Do I Do" & "My Cherie Amour") May 9, 2009 White House, Washington, DC (Stevie attended the US President's Correspondents' Dinner) May 23, 2009 OLM Souissi, Rabat, MOR (Mawazine Festival 2009) May 30, 2009 Topanga, CA (Stevie performed at a private residence for the Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Summer Lawn Party which helped raise $750,000 for Parkinson’s research) June 24, 2009 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA June 26, 2009 Starlight Theater, Kansas City, MO June 28, 2009 Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee, WI (Summerfest 2009) June 30, 2009 Scene General Motors, Montreal, QC (Montreal Jazz Festival. Stevie opened the festival with a free open air concert) July 7, 2009 Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA (Michael Jackson Memorial Service 2009, performing "Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer" & "They Won't Go When I Go") July 15, 2009 Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (The 2009 ESPY Awards, hosted by Samuel L. Jackson, included a performance and award presentation by Stevie) July 18, 2009 Radio City Music Hall, New York City, NY (Mandela Day Concert, performing "Keep Our Love Alive," & "Happy Birthday". Venue was changed from Madison Square Garden) August 17, 2009 Conga Room, Los Angeles, CA (Launch party for the new Steve Harvey Morning Show) September 12, 2009 Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA (UNCF An Evening Of Stars Tribute To Lionel Richie) September 17, 2009 Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY (VH1 Diva's dueting with Jennifer Hudson on "All in Love Is Fair") September 21, 2009 US TV "Brian McKnight Show" October 22, 2009 MGM Grand at Foxwoods, Mashantucket, CT October 23, 2009 The Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Verona, NY October 25, 2009 Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, VA October 29, 2009 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY (Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary) October 30-31, 2009 The Borgata Atlantic City, NJ November 9, 2009 Disneyland, Anaheim, CA (Stevie pre-records "That's What Christmas Means to Me", to be broadcast as part of The Disney Christmas Parade on ABC television on Christmas Day) November 28, 2009 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV December 12, 2009 Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (House Full of Toys Benefit 2009)