Obamas honor Stevie Wonder at White House

Above: President Barack Obama presents Stevie Wonder
with the Library of Congress Gershwin Award during Stevie
Wonder In Performance at the White House: The Library of
Congress Gershwin Prize in the East Room of the White House
in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 25. (Gerald Herbert / AP)

Obama thanked singer for creating ‘a style that’s uniquely American’

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked musician Stevie Wonder for creating “a style that’s uniquely American” as he presented the singer-songwriter the nation’s highest award for pop music.

Obama, who called Wonder the soundtrack of his youth, gave the star the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song during an East Room tribute that featured Tony Bennett, Martina McBride and Wonder himself. The president joked that the group was “the most accomplished Stevie Wonder cover band in history.” Read more.


President Obama greets Stevie Wonder on Wednesday night during a concert in the
East Room of the White House held to celebrate the musician being awarded the Library
of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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