Stevie Wonder: In Performance at the White House - The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize
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Stevie Wonder In Performance at the White House: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize (Episode #1501)
KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2012 -- 6:00 PM
President Barack Obama presents the Second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to Stevie Wonder at this special concert in the East Room of the White House in celebration of African American History Month. The concert features a tribute by top performers singing the songs that propelled Wonder to the ranks of international stardom. In addition to Stevie Wonder himself, performers include Tony Bennett, Diana Krall. Will I Am, Kathleen Battle and more. The Gershwin Prize for Popular Song was created by the Library of Congress to honor artists whose creative output transcends distinctions between musical styles and idioms, bringing diverse listeners together, and fostering mutual understanding and appreciation.